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OCLC Abstracts is a weekly e-publication that provides news and information about OCLC services, programs and research, along with a story that highlights the latest research in the technology, economic or social landscape.

Recent Issues of OCLC Abstracts

  • Vol. 18, No. 47

    In this issue: West Virginia University Libraries select WMS; People conflicted on how technology impacts their lives; Magnify your role as a key contributor to community health; OCLC featured member: Cleveland Public Library

  • Vol. 18, No. 46

    In this issue:  Register for OCLC events at ALA Midwinter; Barbara Preece joins OCLC Board of Trustees; Ease your transition from MARC to linked data; OCLC featured member: Instituto de Empresa

  • Vol. 18, No. 45

    In this issue: OCLC Research publishes 'The Library in the Life of the User'; Technology device ownership: 2015; Thoughts on Web archiving from research librarians; OCLC featured video: African American Intellectual History Society

  • Vol. 18, No. 44

    In this issue: Share your breakthrough story; The rise of the Multi-Platform Viewer; CONTENTdm featured collection from Palo Alto City Library: "Heart of the Soldier"; Featured OCLC members: The WMS User Group

  • Vol. 18, No. 43

    In this issue: OCLC annual report available; SFPL branch library program brings significant return on investment; New webinar recordings available from OCLC Research; Featured OCLC member: Clarkston Independence District Library

  • Vol. 18, No. 42

    In this issue: Universidad Complutense de Madrid to add 2 million records to WorldCat; Nine ways to build an unstoppable trend culture; Five healthy programming ideas for libraries; Featured OCLC member: John Cabot University

  • Vol. 18, No. 41

    In this issue: Share your breakthrough story; The best technology won't replace good teaching; Deadline for Global, Regional Council nominations is two weeks away: 26 October; Featured OCLC member: Butler University

  • Vol. 18, No. 40

    In this issue: TU Delft Library is now live with WMS; Bill Rozek named OCLC Chief Financial Officer; OCLC prints last library catalog cards; Featured OCLC member: University of Wisconsin–Madison

  • Vol. 18, No. 39

    In this issue: North Rhine-Westphalian Library Service Centre to add 19 million records to WorldCat; 2015 U.S. Mobile App Report available; IMLS Focus: Engaging Communities just released; Featured OCLC member: Denver Public Library

  • Vol. 18, No. 38

    In this issue: New Zealand to move national bibliographic services to OCLC; Is it an article or an ad? When it comes to native advertising, no one knows; Share your breakthrough story; Featured OCLC member: La Trobe University