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OCLC Research Digital Visitors and Residents app
How do you engage with technology? Use this new app to map your online learning preferences.

What is GreenGlass Group Functionality?
GreenGlass Group Functionality: Supporting shared-print projects that focus on monographs.

From Branches to Roots: An in-depth demo of using WorldCat for genealogical research
Watch this video to learn how to use WorldCat for genealogical research.

The WorldShare Management Services Community
Hear from librarians who attended a recent WMS community meeting—and what makes these meetings special.


News

  • Andrew Pace begins term on ALA Executive Board

    Andrew K. Pace, OCLC Executive Director, WorldShare Community Development, took his seat on the American Library Association (ALA) Executive Board on Tuesday at the conclusion of the 2016 ALA Annual Conference in Orlando, Florida.

  • OCLC's WorldShare Management Services turns 5

    July 1, 2016 will mark the 5th anniversary of the general release of OCLC WorldShare Management Services, the first-ever cloud-based cooperative library management system. 

  • OCLC signs agreements with leading publishers around the world

    OCLC has signed agreements with leading publishers to add metadata for books, e-books, journals, databases and other materials that will make their content discoverable through WorldCat Discovery services.

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Events

10 August 2016

IFLA WLIC 2016

OCLC warmly welcomes attendees to Columbus, Ohio for IFLA WLIC 2016. Please register to join us at our OCLC programs and sessions. We are also hosting several IFLA Satellite Meetings at our Dublin, Ohio campus. We hope to see you there.

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10 August 2016

Sustainable Collection Services: A brief overview and demonstration

Learn how to visualize your collection in the context of the collective collection, model deselection and print management scenarios, and generate custom lists to support weeding, storage and other collection management activities.

Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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