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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. 19, No. 06

    In this issue: Find out what's new and what's Next from OCLC; Six trends, six challenges and six developments in the new EDUCAUSE NMC Horizon Report; Apply for an IFLA fellowship (or forward to a colleague); OCLC featured member: Ask–WA

  • Vol. 19, No. 05

    In this issue: Share ideas and learn from others in the online OCLC Community Center; The growth of crowdfunded journalism; Application deadline for 2017 IFLA/OCLC Fellowship is 12 February; OCLC featured videos: OCLC Update at ALA Midwinter

  • Vol. 19, No. 04

    In this issue: New infographic highlights public libraries' role in health information; Is the digital revolution making a positive impact? Deadline for IFLA/OCLC Fellowship is 12 Feb; OCLC featured member: Butler University

  • Vol. 19, No. 03

    In this issue: Download the OCLC Research report: “If You Build It, Will They Fund?”; Take this quiz to test your UX knowledge; OCLC Research and ALISE name grant recipients; OCLC featured video: Sharing workflows to focus on priorities

  • Vol. 19, No. 02

    In this issue: Data improves managing shared collections for library groups; Consumers can’t tell advertising from editorial; OCLC signs 11 new publishers; OCLC featured video: African American Intellectual History Society

  • Vol. 19, No. 01

    In this issue: Last call! Sign up for OCLC events at ALA Midwinter; More people are online than ever before, with mobile access growing the fastest; How can we better engage with library users? OCLC featured member: Instituto de Empresa

  • Vol. 18, No. 51

    In this issue: Register online today for OCLC programs and events at ALA Midwinter 2016; Do you know philanthropy's 2015 buzzwords?; View the OCLC FY2015 Annual Report; OCLC featured member: Goucher College

  • Vol. 18, No. 50

    In this issue:  The Top 10 stories in OCLC Abstracts for 2015, based on clicks.

  • Vol. 18, No. 49

    In this issue: Gain efficiencies and improve the user experience by moving to the cloud; Crowdsourcing creates robust audience dialogue; Showcase the vital role your library plays; OCLC featured member: Camden Theological Library

  • Vol. 18, No. 48

    In this issue: Data-driven insights improve management of collections and spaces at University of Sheffield; Sharpen your Web menu design; How is linked data improving discovery of library materials? OCLC featured video: WMS User Group