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

Recent Issues of OCLC Abstracts

  • Vol. 17, No. 34

    In this issue: Thinking of outsourcing the transfer of your born-digital content? Read this first! The days of desktop dominance are over; New Media Consortium releases its Horizon Report > 2014 Library Edition

  • Vol. 17, No. 33

    In this issue: Five librarians named IFLA/OCLC Fellows; AI, robotics and the future of jobs; OCLC is coming to you ... register today!

  • Vol. 17, No. 32

    In this issue: New libraries going “Outside the Box;” 73 percent of Americans have never heard of the Internet of Things; Librarians share stories of WMS efficiencies in new webinar series; Last chance to register for OCLC events at IFLA 2014

  • Vol. 17, No. 31

    In this issue: Register today for “At a Tipping Point: Education, Learning and Libraries;” What happens in a YouTube minute? Didn’t make it to ALA Annual? View the keynote address from the OCLC Symposium

  • Vol. 17, No. 30

    In this issue: Drew Bordas named OCLC Vice President; Icon usability; Tips for implementing shared print arrangements featured in Regional Print Management Symposium videos; Register for OCLC events at IFLA 2014

  • Vol. 17, No. 29

    In this issue: Anet signs first WorldCat group agreement in Belgium; Facebook ads that tell a brand story beat traditional ads; Webinar recording now available for 'Evaluating Online Behaviors: A Visitors and Residents Approach'

  • Vol. 17, No. 28

    In this issue: Register for OCLC events at IFLA 2014; Primary Research Group releases Survey of Academic Libraries, 2014–15 Edition; IMLS awards grant to OCLC to strengthen early learning activities in libraries

  • Vol. 17, No. 27

    In this issue: Now online—The Hope and Hype of MOOCs; Mobile video views soaring; Celebrating librarianship: six librarians receive awards sponsored by OCLC

  • Vol. 17, No. 26

    In this issue: Are Ranganathan’s five laws still relevant?; What kind of library user are you?; OCLC and Elsevier to offer automated seamless access to e-content

  • Vol. 17, No. 25

    In this issue: Education, Learning and Libraries at a Tipping Point; Smartphone usage to grow 25 percent this year; Lorcan Dempsey receives Honorary Doctorate from Open University; Register online for OCLC events at ALA Annual 2014