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AUG 25

25 August 2015

Please join us to hear Daniel van Spanje, OCLC Senior Product Manager, Leiden, Netherlands, present on "WorldCat and Metadata Globalization: An Introduction." Anja Smit, University Librarian at Utrecht University and Global Council President, will host the event.

  • Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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AUG 19

19 August 2015

During this one-hour detailed demonstration of WorldShare Management Services, you will:

  • Get a first-hand look at how your library can save time in your acquisitions workflows
  • See how all physical and electronic acquisitions functions are available from one Web-based interface, eliminating the need to go back and forth between multiple systems
  • Learn how you can access WorldCat, knowledge base and vendor data easily, as well as leverage the shared work of libraries and share vendor information.

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

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MAY 5

05 May 2015

View this 30-minute webinar with guest presenters from Saddleback College. Jenny Langrell, Library Department Chair and Systems Librarian, and Lydia Welhan, Technical Services Librarian, will share their library’s experience with WorldShare Managment Services (WMS). During this session, you will:

  • Hear why Saddleback College chose to implement WMS
  • Learn the ways WMS is creating efficiencies for staff, faculty and students
  • Explore how WMS has enabled this library to spend less time managing systems so staff can focus on priorities.

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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FEB 25

25 February 2015

Libraries with WorldShare Management Services (WMS) have shared the ways it helped them save staff time and money, and incorporate new functionality. This, in turn, provided the libraries with opportunities to undertake new projects ... to realize real results. Join us to hear Lea Briggs, Project Management Librarian at LIBROS/University of New Mexico, share her library’s experience as well as the advantages of taking an academic library consortium to the cloud. OCLC’s Andrew Pace will provide an overview and update.

  • Time: 1:00 PM – 1:45 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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JAN 30

30 January 2015

This event will open with an update on recent Americas Regional Council and Global Council activities. The OCLC Symposium, "Research in Context," will follow immediately. Refreshments will be served after the Symposium.

  • Location: Chicago, IL; Online
  • Venue: McCormick Place West, Room W-196a
  • Time: 1:00 PM – 4:00 PM Central Standard Time, North America [UTC -6]

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OCT 21

21 October 2014

Attend this free webinar on Tuesday, 21 October from 1:00-2:30 EDT to learn what steps your library can take to gain visibility on the world's largest free encyclopedia. This event is part of the OCLC Collective Insight series, in partnership with OCLC Research. #insightseries

  • Venue: Webinar via WebEx
  • Time: 1:00 PM – 2:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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OCT 7

07 October 2014

WorldCat Discovery Services enable people to discover more than 1.5 billion electronic, digital and physical resources in your library and libraries around the world through a single search.

  • Time: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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SEP 10

10 September 2014

During this 90-minute webinar, you will hear an overview of WorldShare Management Services and you will see a live demonstration of the services, including specific functionality available for library groups and consortia. You’ll be able to ask any questions you have about the services throughout the session.

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

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SEP 9

09 September 2014

WorldCat Discovery Services enable people to discover more than 1.5 billion electronic, digital and physical resources in your library and libraries around the world through a single search.

  • Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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