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Recent webinars and recorded presentations

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AUG 14

14 August 2012 - 14 August 2012

The following presentations were made at the International Dewey Users Meeting, held in conjunction with the World Library and…

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FEB 7

07 February 2012 - 07 February 2012

An update on the print and web versions of DDC 23 and tips on using DDC 23 and WebDewey 2.0

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FEB 7

07 February 2012 - 07 February 2012

See a preview of the newly released Abridged Edition 15 and learn about the new features in this print edition of the DDC, including:

  • Many new topics and significant updates to selected fields
  • A complete overhaul to the representation of groups and people
  • Elimination of dual headings and unbalanced spans
  • Cessation of partial abridgement of parallel notation

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MAR 10

10 March 2011 - 10 March 2011

Joan Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief of the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system at OCLC previewed the new print edition of DDC 23. The presentation is available for download. Questions raised during the webinar will be addressed on the Dewey blog in the coming weeks.

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Selected presentations from past conferences

Periodically, OCLC sponsors conferences and workshops to provide librarians and others who work with the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system with opportunities to learn about new editions of the DDC, new products for using the DDC and other related topics.

Frequently, these events coincide with major library conferences to make your travel more efficient and economical. Watch for news of upcoming events.

Here are selected presentations from past conferences:

ALA Midwinter, Dewey Breakfast/Update - January 16, 2010

World Library and Information Congress, 75th IFLA General Conference and Council, Milan - August 25, 2009

ALA Annual, Dewey Breakfast Update - July 11, 2009

North American Symposium on Knowledge Organization - June 19, 2009

The Ethics of Information Organization Conference - May 22, 2009

Texas Library Association Conference - April 2, 2009

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