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MAY 13

13 May 2015

We hosted this webinar to answer questions and provide guidance to those who elect to migrate their Institution Records to Local Bibliographic Data.

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

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OCT 16

16 October 2013

During the session, Erin Stalberg, Director of Discovery and Access Services at Mount Holyoke College and Margaret Maurer, Head, Metadata and Cataloging at Kent State University talked about their experiences with implementing RDA.

  • Time: 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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AUG 28

28 August 2013

The WorldCat Metadata API supports a variety of cataloging functionality for libraries to catalog their collections in WorldCat. This API provides you with the tools to create applications to add new, and enrich existing, WorldCat bibliographic records, and maintain WorldCat institution holdings and local bibliographic data.

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

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JUL 23

23 July 2013

During the session, David Whitehair discussed how functionality from WorldShare Metadata Collection Manager automatically delivers WorldCat MARC records and maintains WorldCat holdings—one time and/or ongoing—for all or subsets of your collection, including licensed, digital and physical materials, saving time and improving returns on collection investments.

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

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JUL 1

01 July 2013 - 01 July 2013

OCLC WorldShare Metadata is now available to OCLC cataloging subscribers. Hear from Anne C. Elguindi, VIVA Associate Director, and David Whitehair, OCLC Senior Product Manager, about Collection Manager, which automatically updates e-resource collection metadata, keeping URLs current in your discovery interface. Coming soon: efficient tools to describe items uniquely held by your library, and Web services to add and enrich WorldCat records and maintain WorldCat holdings.

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APR 17

17 April 2013

OCLC’s WorldCat Quality Management staff gave an in-depth look at OCLC’s RDA Policy Statement that became effective on March 31, 2013. This webinar also provided additional information about what bibliographic records can be upgraded and what kinds of changes can be made.

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

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JAN 28

28 January 2013

Managing E-books Metadata

  • Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Venue: The Conference Center of the Washington State Convention Center, Room LL3
  • Time: 10:30 AM – 11:30 AM Pacific Standard Time, North America [UTC -8]

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JAN 26

26 January 2013

See presentations from the Dewey Update Breakfast at ALA Midwinter 2013.

  • Location: Seattle, Washington, USA
  • Venue: The Conference Center of the Washington State Convention Center, Room 202
  • Time: 7:00 AM – 10:00 AM Pacific Standard Time, North America [UTC -8]

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AUG 14

14 August 2012 - 14 August 2012

The following presentations were made at the International Dewey Users Meeting, held in conjunction with the World Library and…

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DEC 12

12 December 2011 - 12 December 2011

In this interactive webinar, five OCLC Research Library Partners demonstrated how they use VIAF.

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SEP 27

27 September 2011 - 27 September 2011

Jim Galbraith, Associate Director for Collections and Scholarly Resources and Interim Library Director, DePaul University Libraries, Lori Murphy, Metadata and Digital Library Services Coordinator, DePaul University Libraries, and Eric Forte, OCLC Member Services Consultant kicked off this September 27 event by welcoming 142 participants.

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JUN 27

27 June 2011 - 27 June 2011

Brandon Lee Eden delivered the keynote presentation,“Transforming Collection Management and Technical Services Operations: the Next-Generation Technical Services Initiative of the University of California Libraries.”

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MAY 12

12 May 2011 - 12 May 2011

Linda Gabel, OCLC, discusses changes to the way the Library of Congress genre terms are tagged in MARC records. The discussion also includes usage of other genre/form vocabularies in MARC records.

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