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Keep up with all the trends and developments with OCLC meetings, events and programs for the global library community.

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Stay current! Get together with the OCLC cooperative online and in person to keep up with trends and developments in the library world with our meetings, events and programs for the global library community.  Our events calendar contains a master list of all our activities worldwide. We also issue announcements and news releases to our members and the media, and publish reports, regional newsletters and a member magazine.


Upcoming events

21 October 2015

Worldshare ILL Release Update - October 2015 Release

This program will include an overview of new features now available in WorldShare Interlibrary Loan as well as information about plans for future enhancements to the service.

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

03 December 2015

OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council Conference

The seventh annual meeting of the Asia Pacific Regional Council will take place in Melbourne, Australia. The two-day conference is part of the week’s events which includes the Libraries Australia Forum, OCLC Research Library Partnership Meeting, user group meetings, and library tours.


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Recent news

  • Bill Rozek named OCLC Chief Financial Officer

    William (Bill) J. Rozek, who has held financial leadership positions for several organizations in a variety of fields including electronic publishing and education, has been named OCLC Chief Financial Officer.

  • OCLC prints last library catalogue cards

    OCLC printed its last library catalogue cards today, officially closing the book on what was once a familiar resource for generations of information seekers who now use computer catalogues and online search engines to access library collections aroun...

  • TU Delft Library is now live with OCLC WorldShare Management Services

    Delft University of Technology (TU Delft), one of the world's leading technical universities, is now live using OCLC WorldShare Management Services (WMS) as its library management system. The university library is the second in the Netherlands to go ...

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Libraries: A Snapshot of Priorities and Perspectives

These reports examine librarians' top priorities, key current initiatives, thoughts on service and top methods for keeping current on happenings in the library field.

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