OCLC Research to Host TAI CHI Webinar on OCLC Web Services, 15 July 2010 at 2 pm EDT (UTC 18:00)

 
Join OCLC developer network product manager Karen Coombs for an overview of OCLC Web services, including the WorldCat Search API, xISBN, WorldCat Registry and Identities, plus see a demonstration of real world applications of these Web services in libraries.

Have you wondered just what a Web services is, and what it would mean to use one? Are you thinking of investing effort into building new systems that rely on Web services, or enhancing an existing service with API-provided data? Attend this webinar to learn about the variety of Web services OCLC offers which can be used to extend library interfaces and improve user experiences.

Webinar participation is free and open to all but advanced registration is required. Register here* to attend this free webinar via WebEx on 15 July at 2 p.m. Eastern Daylight Time (UTC 18:00).

This is the sixth webinar in the OCLC Research Technical Advances for Innovation in Cultural Heritage Institutions (TAI CHI) Webinar Series developed to highlight specific innovative applications, often locally developed, that libraries, museums and archives may find effective in their own environments, as well as to teach technical staff new technologies and skills. Recordings of these webinars are made available on the OCLC Research Web site and in iTunes.

*After you register, you will receive an e-mail message that contains instructions for logging on to WebEx, where you will view the meeting slides online through your Web browser (please note that WebEx recommends using Internet Explorer or Firefox, as Chrome and Safari are not supported). When you log in to the webinar, the presentation audio will be available through your computer headset or phone.

If you have questions or need assistance, please call WebEx technical support directly by phone at US/Canada Toll-Free: 1 (866) 229-3239 or International Toll: +1 (408) 435-7088.

More Information

Register to Attend the 15 July TAI CHI Webinar on OCLC Web Services
https://oclc.webex.com/oclc/j.php?ED=135379812&RG=1&UID=0

OCLC Research Technical Advances for Innovation in Cultural Heritage Institutions (TAI CHI) Webinar Series
http://www.oclc.org/research/events/taichi.htm

OCLC Research Webinar Recordings in iTunes
http://phobos.apple.com/WebObjects/MZStore.woa/wa/viewPodcast?id=284764834

For more information:

Roy Tennant
Senior Program Officer
OCLC Research
tennantr@oclc.org
+1-707-287-5580

Melissa Renspie
Senior Communications Officer
OCLC Research
renspiem@oclc.org
+1-614-761-5231

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