IFLA WLIC 2017
Please join your colleagues for OCLC events at the 83rd IFLA World Library and Information Congress, 19 - 25 August 2017.
The 2017 IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Wroclaw, Poland, offers a broad array of presentations, meetings and other events that help strengthen the worldwide library community. OCLC is pleased to contribute to this year’s Congress, and to support the event as a Platinum Sponsor. All Congress attendees are invited to join us at these OCLC programs:
OCLC Industry Symposium
Sunday, 20 August, 13.45 – 15.45
Imperial Hall at the Wroclaw Centennial Hall
Hear from OCLC leaders about initiatives, trends and research that will impact the world’s libraries.
International Dewey Users Group Meeting
Tuesday, 22 August, 8.00 – 9.30
Oval 33 at the Wroclaw Centennial Hall
Join fellow Dewey Decimal Classification system users for breakfast and an update on the world's most widely used library classification system. Hear presentations from the Dewey editorial team and PANSOFT, producer of Dewey software, on: updates to the classification approved by the DDC's International Editorial Policy Committee; tips for searching OPACs with Dewey numbers; putting history information in the history box in WebDewey; and new features in Dewey applications.
Please register for these events using the green "Register to attend" button at right.
Also, visit us at Stand B110 during exhibit hours on 20–23 August to meet with OCLC staff and learn what's new with OCLC services and initiatives.
You are also invited to attend the following IFLA WLIC Satellite Meetings at which OCLC leaders will participate. Unless otherwise noted, registration is not required.
Data Curator's Roles and Responsibilities: International and Interdisciplinary Perspectives
16–17 August, University of Warsaw
Joint Satellite Conference: Reference and Information Services Section and Information Technology Section
16–17 August, University of Warsaw Library
More information and registration
VIAF Council Meeting
18 August, 13.00–17.30, Ossolinski National Institute
The Use of IFLA Standards in the Linked Data Environment: Strategies, Applications and Success Stories
20 August, 13.45–15.45, Wroclaw Centennial Hall, Main Court
Demonstrating Value and/or Assessing the Impact of Different Types of Libraries and Information Services: Can You Spot the Difference?
23 August, 13.45–15.45, Wroclaw Centennial Hall, IASE First Floor