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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.

 

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Events

29 September 2016

Managing your library in the cloud – The user experience

Learn from Leecy Barnett, Reference and Instructional Librarian, how staff at Lynn University in Florida, have enriched their users’ experiences since moving to a cloud-based library management system.

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

06 October 2016

OCLC Member Forum – Fairfax, Virginia

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

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

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Building Blocks: Laying the Foundation for a Research Data Management Program

This new report begins by suggesting very low-overhead ways to start a research data management program and goes on to describe services that can be added to build out the program.

CNN reports on OCLC printing its last library card

"An incredibly helpful innovation when they were invented… the world continues to march forward into the digital age."

If You Build It, Will They Fund? Making Research Data Management Sustainable

This brief document explores the pros and cons of seven possible research data management funding sources. It also describes the current circumstances in seven countries outside the U.S.

Member stories

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Collaborate for better services across campuses

Find out how Antioch University's five libraries, spread throughout the United States, came together to provide a flexible, consistent and comprehensive experience for students and faculty.

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Streamline staff workflows and consolidate resource access

Find out how the University of KwaZulu-Natal improved user services and the use of staff resources.

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