Get together with the OCLC cooperative online and in person. Our meetings, events and programs for the global library community are all designed to help you stay current with the trends and developments in the technology and information landscape. Our events calendar contains a master list of our activities worldwide. We also issue announcements and news releases to our members and the media, as well as publish reports, regional newsletters and a member magazine.
04 June 2013
Melissa Jackson, ILL Librarian at Armstrong Atlantic State University and Tony Melvyn, OCLC, will introduce a “Top 10” list of ILL pet peeves and moderate a discussion from the community about best practices for dealing with them.
Time: 3:30 PM – 4:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time [UTC -4]
05 June 2013
Learn about migrating to OCLC WorldShare Metadata
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time [UTC -4]
06 June 2013
ILLiad software version 8.4 is scheduled for release in late May 2013. Use of a WSKey (Web services key) is required for access to ILLiad version 8.4 software as well as some related new resource sharing APIs for Article Exchange, the OCLC Policies Directory and Interlibrary Loan Fee Management (IFM). This is the first time a new version of ILLiad software has required use of a WSKey.
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time [UTC -4]
Skip Prichard, an experienced senior executive in the information services market, has been named the next OCLC President and CEO.
OCLC releases statement on withdrawal of lawsuit by Innovative Interfaces and SkyRiver Technology Solutions
Jay Jordan, OCLC President and CEO, has issued the following statement on the withdrawal today of a lawsuit filed in 2010 by Innovative Interfaces and SkyRiver Technology Solutions.
ProQuest and OCLC are launching a far-reaching data exchange program that will enhance the library discovery experience for users of OCLC’s WorldCat Local service, ProQuest’s Summon service, the full-text of ProQuest Central and ebrary e-books. Th.....
OCLC Symposiums: Platform for Innovation
Anaheim, California, 22 June 2012
This Americas Regional Council (ARC) Member Meeting and OCLC Symposium featured Phil Simon, technology consultant and author of The Age of the Platform, who discussed how today’s platforms help organizations embrace partnerships and empower innovation.
20 September 2012
David Whitehair, OCLC provides an overview of the new WorldShare Metadata collection management functionality along with details to get started using the new tool.