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OCLC Webinars are presented on a variety of subjects—from product demonstrations to implementation discussions—made available over the Web at no cost.

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DEC 5

05 December 2017

Join us to learn what you can do to make your content and collections easier to find and access by students, researchers and library patrons around the world. This session focuses on how OCLC exposes your metadata through OCLC services, library systems and websites to provide unprecedented visibility to the content you sell.

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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DEC 6

06 December 2017

Join Shane Huddleston and Karen Coombs for look at the IIIF APIs. We’ll provide an overview of IIIF Presentation and Image APIs, show some examples of the APIs in action then take a deeper dive into the technical details of the two APIs and how they can be used in custom code to create a mini slideshow.

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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JAN 10

10 January 2018

Join OCLC product management staff for a product insight gathering session on Resource Sharing. Product Insights sessions are designed to gather community feedback on existing functionality and workflows, review new feature requirements, discuss new ideas for improving products, and maybe show-off a wireframe or two. These insight sessions are open for all community members to attend.

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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JAN 16

16 January 2018

Join OCLC EZproxy experts to ask questions about the service, set-up and hosting options.

  • Time: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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APR 24

24 April 2018

Join OCLC EZproxy experts to ask questions about the service, set-up and hosting options.

  • Time: 2:30 PM – 3:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
 

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APR 18

18 April 2014

The WorldCat Registry API now has an RDF/XML Interface for discovering data about libraries.

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

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JAN 29

29 January 2014

In this session, Sara Randall, Senior Product Manager, Analytics at OCLC presented updates found in the January 2014 release of OCLC Collection Evaluation.

  • Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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JAN 7

07 January 2014

In this workshop, we explained the principles and implementation of the digital signatures that anchor the OCLC WSKey infrastructure.

  • Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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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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OCT 9

09 October 2013

At this session, Des Plaines Public Library and the University of Texas San Antonio shared how they engaged their users with the power of their digital collections by configuring their CONTENTdm websites.

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 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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JUN 6

06 June 2013

ILLiad software version 8.4 is now available. At this time, a WSKey is not required for ILLiad 8.4 users. However, you will need a WSKey, if you would like to use the Article Exchange enhancement (highly recommended). Later in November, a WSkey will also be needed for the Policies Directory service.

  • Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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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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FEB 22

22 February 2013 - 22 February 2013

The University of Leicester has built up an impressive range of online collections, digitizing local artefacts dating from the 19th century onwards, in collaboration with community organizations. The collections combine industrial with popular history, so factory floor plans and handbooks sit alongside materials such as oral history recordings, maps, photographs, and even political memorabilia. The objective, to show the changes in and around a typical British industrial city, transcends the merely local.

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FEB 8

08 February 2013 - 08 February 2013

The University of Warwick, as part of its digital library initiative, has digitised thousands of documents-including the Marandet collection of early French drama-to expose previously hidden materials to the wider research community. Staff and students talk about what it means in the context of their work to have these collections accessible via the Web.

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NOV 27

27 November 2012 - 27 November 2012

Description: Megan West of PALNI discusses the development of the branding and graphic design for the 14 PALNI libraries' digital collections, which are available via the PALNI CONTENTdm Digital Collections.

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