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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. 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

  • Vol. 19, No. 24

    In this issue: Join the OCLC Community Center; The latest internet trends; Local authority records can help unify discovery; From Next, the OCLC blog: Time travelling ILL; Featured video: Denver Public Library’s digital collections

  • Vol. 19, No. 23

    In this issue: New report provides insight into collections in UK research libraries; Top trends from ACRL; Join the WebJunction team at ALA Annual; From Next, the OCLC blog: Time to change; Featured member: University of KwaZulu-Natal ...

  • Vol. 19, No. 22

    In this issue: Connect your users to content they need; Maybe the internet hasn’t killed attention spans; Spotlight your library; From Next, the OCLC blog: Is anything more important than convenience?; Featured video: The WMS Community ...

  • Vol. 19, No. 21

    In this issue: White Rose Libraries to use SCS; Five trends of innovation; WorldCat finds books for children's success; From Next, the OCLC blog: Connect. Collaborate. Contribute.; Featured video: An app to identify online learning

  • Vol. 19, No. 20

    In this issue: New app identifies online preferences; The world's most prestigious universities; WebJunction receives IMLS; From Next, the OCLC blog: Benchmarking book collections; Featured video: Digital Residents and Visitors

  • Vol. 19, No. 19

    In this issue: New OCLC Research report on organizational identifiers; Teens addicted to smartphones; Submit your library photo; From Next, the OCLC blog: Defending differences from duplicate detection; Featured member: La Trobe University

  • Vol. 19, No. 18

    In this issue: Northern Territory Library selects WMS; Web forms guidelines; Spotlight your library—submit a photo; From Next, the OCLC blog: The Selfie Generation; Featured video: Using WorldCat for genealogical research

  • Vol. 19, No. 17

    In this issue: Download OCLC's latest research report; What makes people trust news in the digital world? What's next for library linked data? From Next, the OCLC blog: Here comes the sun; Featured videos: EMEA Regional Council meeting ...

  • Vol. 19, No. 16

    In this issue: Register for OCLC events at ALA Annual; Local libraries valued; Election results announced; From Next, the OCLC blog: Closing thoughts on Geek the Library; Featured member: Clarkston Independence District Library