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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. 18, No. 21

    In this issue: New report: Making Archival and Special Collections More Accessible; Apple Watch: User-experience appraisal; Five more Canadian institutions select WMS; Member story: Embed your library in the research process

  • Vol. 18, No. 20

    In this issue: Winthrop University selects WMS; Millennials changing TV, online video; Member story: Improve results for all libraries in your group, big and small; Register online today for OCLC events at ALA Annual 2015

  • Vol. 18, No. 19

    In this issue: Learn more about library linked data; Mobile-only users top desktop-only users; Register online today for OCLC events at ALA Annual 2015; Member story: Bring local history to life

  • Vol. 18, No. 18

    In this issue: Libraries in the Basque Country of Spain to add collections to WorldCat; Innovation helps YouTube turn 10; 2014 OCLC Research accomplishments featured in new report; Member story: Increase usage with demand-driven acquisition

  • Vol. 18, No. 17

    In this issue: Election results—Board of Trustees, Global & Regional Councils; No interface—new technology to transform user interaction; Transition to WorldCat Discovery; Member story—Increase the reach of digital collections

  • Vol. 18, No. 16

    In this issue: John Cabot University selects WorldShare Management Services; Mobile's limitations and strengths; IFLA/OCLC Fellows kick off 2015 program; Member story: Move from cataloging to curating for your users

  • Vol. 18, No. 15

    In this issue: OCLC signs agreements with publishers in the Humanities, Social Sciences and Business; Screen wars: The battle for eye space; ACRL issues 75th anniversary publication; Member story: Update library workflows to meet user needs

  • Vol. 18, No. 14

    In this issue: Videos available for Research in Context from the OCLC Symposium, ALA Midwinter 2015; The power of the Social Library; New on oclc.org: OCLC Technology; Member story: Deliver articles within minutes

  • Vol. 18, No. 13

    In this issue: 15,000+ LexisNexis news, legal sources available soon via WorldCat Discovery; 2015 U.S. Digital Future in Focus; Videos now online from EMEA annual meeting; Member story: Connecting students to content

  • Vol. 18, No. 12

    In this issue: Four Kentucky university libraries select WorldShare Management Services; The state of the mobile user experience; Member story: NPR connects readers to libraries