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Next, the OCLC blog

Next is a place where OCLC leaders share their insights and experiences, so that libraries can benefit from the work being done by members of the OCLC cooperative. We cover topics across the entire range of the library profession, with an emphasis on the future of knowledge management, library transformation and how libraries can better fit into the lives of their users.

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OCLC Abstracts

OCLC Abstracts is a weekly e-publication that provides news about OCLC services, programs and research, along with a story that highlights the latest developments in the technology, economic or social landscapes.

Recent issues of OCLC Abstracts

  • Vol. 20, No. 29

    In this issue: WebJunction to offer Wikipedia training for librarians; Facts about smartphones as the iPhone turns ten; From Next, the OCLC blog: Recognizing leaders in our library community; Featured Member: University of Saint Francis ...

  • Vol. 20, No. 28

    In this issue: 23 libraries join WMS community; What’s the most popular Irish book? Free training: Connect Wikipedia to your collection; From Next, the OCLC blog: Treat IT projects as library projects; Featured Video: OCLC Research update

  • Vol. 20, No. 27

    Special anniversary issue: Congratulations to libraries for 50 years of innovation; From Next, the OCLC blog: OCLC – A “moonshot” for the world’s libraries; Download the infographic; Featured Video: Members and staff share memories

  • Vol. 20, No. 26

    In this issue: WMS expands mobile capabilities with Digby; Long-form content and print are keys to conveying insights to senior leadership; From Next, the OCLC blog: The problem with data; Featured Member: Saddleback College

  • Vol. 20, No. 25

    In this issue: OCLC Research, LIBER launch new study; By 2021, most internet devices won't be for humans; From Next, the OCLC blog: Gulliver’s Travels – the most popular Irish work in literature; Featured Member: Moravian Music Foun...

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Regional newsletters

OCLC newsletters provide focused, local information about OCLC programs and services—and what’s happening in libraries—in China and Latin America.

OCLC China News

Boletín LAC

Boletín LAC núm. 4

(PDF, 621 KB)
marzo 2017

Conozca en qué consiste el servicio CONTENTdm, descubra los informes del área de investigación de OCLC, entérese de la visita de la IFLA en Dublin ¡Bienvenidos!

Boletín LAC núm. 3

(PDF, 458 KB)
septiembre 2016

Conozca la tecnología EZProxy de OCLC, la celebración de los 45 años de WorldCat, cómo suscribirse a las alertas y de cómo la Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali, es la primer biblioteca de Colombia en usar WorldCat Discovery de OCLC ¡Bienvenidos!

Boletín LAC núm. 2

(PDF, 4.6 MB)
marzo 2016

Conozca el descubridor de OCLC, el revolucionario proyecto WorldCat Identities, cómo acceder a su cuenta y el nuevo Blog Next. ¡Bienvenidos!

Boletín LAC núm. 1

(PDF, 517 KB)
julio 2015

Publicación trimestral sobre novedades, consejos y noticias de los servicios que ofrece OCLC a nuestros miembros.


OCLC Annual Report

The OCLC Annual Report describes the cooperative’s activities and accomplishments throughout the preceding fiscal year. It includes snapshots of member libraries worldwide, the President’s message to the cooperative, information about the Board of Trustees and various management groups, condensed financial statements and other information that gives a broad perspective of the organization.

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OCLC Financial Statements

OCLC financial statements provide consolidated balance sheets and related statements of revenues, expenses, corporate equity and cash flow.

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OCLC membership reports

OCLC membership reports communicate the findings and results of OCLC surveys, market research, environmental scans and technology initiatives. These in-depth studies and topical surveys will help you understand the issues and trends that affect librarianship.

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OCLC Research publications

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