AUG 19


Please join your colleagues for OCLC events at the 83rd IFLA World Library and Information Congress, 19 - 25 August 2017.

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The 2017 IFLA World Library and Information Congress in Wrocław, 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 Wrocław 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 Wrocław 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
More information

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, Wrocław 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, Wrocław Centennial Hall, IASE First Floor

Start Date

19 August 2017

End Date

25 August 2017


Wrocław, Poland,


Wrocław Centennial Hall