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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. 18, No. 39

    In this issue: North Rhine-Westphalian Library Service Centre to add 19 million records to WorldCat; 2015 U.S. Mobile App Report available; IMLS Focus: Engaging Communities just released; Featured OCLC member: Denver Public Library

  • Vol. 18, No. 38

    In this issue: New Zealand to move national bibliographic services to OCLC; Is it an article or an ad? When it comes to native advertising, no one knows; Share your breakthrough story; Featured OCLC member: La Trobe University

  • Vol. 18, No. 37

    In this issue: OCLC to launch linked data pilot this month; Use of technology keeps senior citizens young; Global, Regional Council nominations now open; Featured OCLC member: Lancashire County Council Library Service

  • Vol. 18, No. 36

    In this issue: IMLS awards grants to OCLC; Pew report: Americans’ Views on Mobile Etiquette; Videos, slides now available from OCLC Research meeting on the Evolving Scholarly Record; Featured OCLC member: Mount Mercy University

  • Vol. 18, No. 35

    In this issue: Outputs available from OCLC Research meeting about university ranking and researcher reputation; New Media Consortium releases the "NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Library Edition"; Featured OCLC member: University of Glasgow

  • Vol. 18, No. 34

    In this issue: Just published—IMLS Focus: Learning in Libraries; How do libraries approach faculty about open access; Happy 44th Birthday, WorldCat; Featured member: Charlotte Mecklenburg Library, Morrison Regional Branch

  • Vol. 18, No. 33

    In this issue: Five librarians selected as 2016 IFLA/OCLC Fellows; Ad blocking to cost ad industry $21.8 billion in 2015; OCLC upgrades to ISO/IEC 27001:2013 certification; Featured member: Anabaptist Mennonite Biblical Seminary

  • Vol. 18, No. 32

    In this issue: Three locations added to Member Forum schedule; 2015's most expectation-raising innovations, so far; Advocacy in Action: Resources to build public support for libraries; Featured member: University of Winchester

  • Vol. 18, No. 31

    In this issue: What is actually happening out there in institutional data repositories?; Homepage layout matters; OCLC Senior Research Scientist elected President-Elect of ASIS&T; Featured OCLC member: University of Nebraska Omaha

  • Vol. 18, No. 30

    In this issue: Join OCLC at IFLA 2015; The evolving role of news on Twitter and Facebook; UNC at Greensboro Libraries showcase women veterans collection using CONTENTdm; Featured OCLC Member: Denver Public Library