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Keep up with all the trends and developments with OCLC meetings, events and programs for the global library community.

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Get together with the OCLC cooperative online and in person. Our meetings, events and programs for the global library community are all designed to help you stay current with the trends and developments in the technology and information landscape. Our events calendar contains a master list of our activities worldwide. We also issue announcements and news releases to our members and the media, as well as publish reports, regional newsletters and a member magazine.

 

Upcoming events

17 September 2014

Managing your print collection life cycle
A WorldShare Management Services overview demonstration

During this one-hour overview demonstration of WorldShare Management Services, you will:

  • See how the services help you to simplify your library management workflows
  • Learn how the services improve discovery and access of your library’s physical collections, including print monographs, serials and multi-volume works
  • Understand how WorldShare Management Services free libraries from the restrictions of local hardware and software to provide more time to focus on serving users and their community.
  • Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

23 September 2014

Simplifying circulation and course reserves - A detailed demonstration in WorldShare Circulation

During this one-hour detailed demonstration of WorldShare Management Services, you will learn how you can streamline all of your circulation tasks through a single, Web-based interface. You’ll also learn how your library operations can be performed on any tablet, laptop, smartphone or device with a Web browser. The portability of these devices means you can more easily complete tasks, such as inventory, because you carry out the tasks in your library’s stacks. 

  •  Circulation: You will see how to easily use the account management functions, including check-in, check-out and renewals, as well as integrated hold and fine management. We will demonstrate how the services track availability and holds in real time, enabling libraries to generate a pull list on demand.
  • Course Reserves: You will see how easy it is for anyone, including student workers, to create and duplicate a list, and store everything electronically.

Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

24 September 2014

Collective innovation at work

During this session, you will learn how:
- Member collaboration and cooperation is paving the way for the library of the future
- WorldShare® Management Services engage member libraries to advise on product development
- Librarians can comprehensively and cost-effectively manage workflows.

Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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