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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. 34

    In this issue: WorldCat turns 45; The future of WorldCat—linked data; Bibliothèque et Archives nationales du Québec adds 2.4 million records to WorldCat; Featured video: Ohio University celebrates the 45th anniversary of WorldCat

  • Vol. 19, No. 33

    In this issue: Five librarians named IFLA/OCLC Fellows; Explore the IFLA Trend Report; First library in Colombia to use WorldCat Discovery; From Next, the OCLC blog: Breaking the curse of knowledge; Featured video: The Rekidai Hoan Story

  • Vol. 19, No. 32

    In this issue: Welcome to Columbus, 2016 IFLA attendees; First library in Asia selects WMS; From Next, the OCLC blog: Inspiring breakthroughs in global librarianship; Featured video: WorldCat – Built for librarians by the library community

  • Vol. 19, No. 31

    In this issue: Help us countdown to WorldCat's 45 th; New study of online education; OCLC to welcome librarians to IFLA Congress; From Next, the OCLC blog: 3 million knocks on library doors every day; Featured member: Bavarian State Library...

  • Vol. 19, No. 30

    In this issue: Key learnings from the OCLC Symposium; Half the world not using the internet; Don't miss the 2016 IFLA Congress; From Next, the OCLC blog: Let’s open library doors to Wikipedia; Featured video: Red de Lectura Pública de Euskadi

  • Vol. 19, No. 29

    In this issue: Library linked data survey – focus on goals, not technology; Digital news flow mobile, social; Join us for an IFLA Satellite meeting; From Next, the OCLC blog: The needs of one; Featured collection: St. Ambrose University

  • Vol. 19, No. 28

    In this issue: Connect with your users where they live, learn, work; Join us at the IFLA World Congress; From Next, the OCLC blog: The touchpoints of exceptional customer service; Featured video: Built for librarians by the library community...

  • Vol. 19, No. 27

    In this issue: Join us at the 2016 IFLA World Congress; How the public grades and uses libraries; OCLC acquires IFNET; From Next, the OCLC blog: What Disney taught us about great service; Featured member: University of KwaZulu-Natal

  • Vol. 19, No. 26

    In this issue: OCLC wins Knight News Challenge; Celebrate innovation in librarianship; Andrew Pace begins term on ALA Executive Board; From Next, the OCLC blog: The Collective Perspective; Featured member: Geneseo Public Library District ...

  • Vol. 19, No. 25

    In this issue: WMS turns five; Are five-second ads the new Snapchat? Join OCLC at IFLA WLIC in Columbus; From Next, the OCLC blog: 36 tips for making webinars that don't stink; Featured member: Douglas County Libraries