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27 October 2016

OCLC Member Forum – Chicago, Illinois

Join your colleagues for a day of robust discussions about the OCLC services you use.

Time: 9:00 AM – 4:00 PM Central Daylight Time, North America [UTC -5]

27 October 2016

A behind-the-scenes look at WorldCat Discovery relevance

Join OCLC Senior Product Manager Cathy King, who will share background about the analysis and testing behind the recent relevance improvements in WorldCat Discovery. She will discuss typical WorldCat Discovery search patterns, industry norms for search, our program for testing changes with member libraries and plans for ongoing relevance improvements.

Time: 11:30 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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