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OCLC Abstracts is a weekly e-publication that provides news and information about OCLC services, programs and research, along with a story that highlights the latest research in the technology, economic or social landscape.

Recent Issues of OCLC Abstracts

  • Vol. 19, No. 43

    In this issue: Murdoch University will be the first in Australia to use SCS; Regional Council nominations due 26 Oct.; From Next, the OCLC blog: Are you too comfortable in your culture?; Featured Member: Indiana Historical Society

  • Vol. 19, No. 42

    In this issue: EAST libraries use SCS to identify monographs for retention; Smartphones don’t bridge the digital divide; Call for candidates; From Next, the OCLC blog: Benchmarking print book collections; Featured Group: CI–CCI

  • Vol. 19, No. 41

    In this issue: Wikimedia Foundation to fund Wikipedian-in-Residence for OCLC project; 2016 top brands drive change; Call for candidates; From Next, the OCLC blog: Beating Watson at a different game; Featured Member: John Cabot University

  • Vol. 19, No. 40

    In this issue: Happy Customer Service Week to library staff everywhere; Consumers looking for more convenience to simplify their lives; OCLC sponsoring student registrants for ASIS&T annual meeting; Featured Member: Butler University

  • Vol. 19, No. 39

    In this issue: OCLC, SCONUL partner for virtual reference; Libraries help people decide what information to trust; Send your best button slogan; From Next, the OCLC blog: Five steps to strong library programs; Featured Library Group: Ask–WA

  • Vol. 19, No. 38

    In this issue: WMS community members share knowledge and exchange tips in first-ever global meeting; Is your library unlocking the Millennial mindset? Share your best library photo; Featured video: Connect. Collaborate. Contribute.

  • Vol. 19, No. 37

    In this issue: Help shape the direction of the cooperative; Mobile now represents two out of three digital media minutes; Rachel Frick joins OCLC; From Next, the OCLC blog: Multiplying the power of place; Featured Member: Antioch University

  • Vol. 19, No. 36

    In this issue: University College London will use Sustainable Collection Services; Spotlight your library's unique architecture; From Next, the OCLC blog: The scholarly record...now on Twitter; Featured video: Celebrating IFLA WLIC 2016

  • Vol. 19, No. 35

    In this issue: ACRL teams with OCLC for new research agenda; NPR joins the list of companies shuttering comments; Celebrating WorldCat; From Next, the OCLC blog: From branches to roots; Featured video: Share your collections with the world

  • Vol. 19, No. 34

    In this issue: WorldCat turns 45; The future of WorldCat—linked data; Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec adds 2.4 million records to WorldCat; Featured video: Ohio University celebrates the 45th anniversary of WorldCat