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Ohio Wesleyan University simplifies resource sharing by using the cloud.

Asia Pacific Regional Council Meeting
Hear from your colleagues on the key takeaways from this 2016 membership gathering.

Global librarianship
An IFLA/OCLC Fellow tells on how the program empowered her career.

Do things differently so you can do different things
Librarians from Berry College and Elon University share their thoughts on WorldShare Management Services.


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    The University of Central Asia, a private, not-for-profit university whose central administrative office is located in Bishkek, Kyrgyz Republic, has selected OCLC WorldShare Management Services as its library management system.

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    OCLC Global Council convened on 27–29 March in Dublin, Ohio, USA. Delegates elected Peter Sidorko, University Librarian at The University of Hong Kong in Hong Kong, to the OCLC Board of Trustees. Peter will take his seat on the Board in November 2017...

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30 March 2017

Building a foundation for future library success: Irvine Valley College

Join this 30-minute webinar featuring Celina Lee, Instructional Librarian at Irvine Valley College. Celina will share how the library’s cloud-based library management is facilitating success for both library users and staff.

Time: 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

02 April 2017

ER&L Conference

Connect with OCLC at the Electronic Resources & Libraries 2017 Conference in Austin, TX.


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