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FEB 7

07 February 2012 - 07 February 2012

An update on the print and web versions of DDC 23 and tips on using DDC 23 and WebDewey 2.0

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FEB 7

07 February 2012 - 07 February 2012

See a preview of the newly released Abridged Edition 15 and learn about the new features in this print edition of the DDC, including:

  • Many new topics and significant updates to selected fields
  • A complete overhaul to the representation of groups and people
  • Elimination of dual headings and unbalanced spans
  • Cessation of partial abridgement of parallel notation

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DEC 12

12 December 2011 - 12 December 2011

In this interactive webinar, five OCLC Research Library Partners demonstrated how they use VIAF.

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SEP 27

27 September 2011 - 27 September 2011

Jim Galbraith, Associate Director for Collections and Scholarly Resources and Interim Library Director, DePaul University Libraries, Lori Murphy, Metadata and Digital Library Services Coordinator, DePaul University Libraries, and Eric Forte, OCLC Member Services Consultant kicked off this September 27 event by welcoming 142 participants.

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AUG 18

18 August 2011 - 18 August 2011

Becky Dean, OCLC discusses changes to controlling functionality in WorldCat along with changes to Connexion that apply to users of both the Web-based Connexion browser interface and the Windows-based Connexion client interface. The changes covered include those that support automatic date expansion for personal names, reduce unexpected automatic subfield flips, and resolve known problems in controlling.

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JUN 19

19 June 2011 - 19 June 2011

David Whitehair and Cynthia Whitacre, OCLC, provides an OCLC update remotely to the Association of Jewish Libraries conference attendees.

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JUN 8

08 June 2011 - 08 June 2011

Keiko Suzuki, Japanese Officer for the OCLC CJK Users Group and Japanese Catalog Librarian at Yale University, leads a webinar on how to identify and handle catalog records that originate in Japan.

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MAY 12

12 May 2011 - 12 May 2011

Linda Gabel, OCLC, discusses changes to the way the Library of Congress genre terms are tagged in MARC records. The discussion also includes usage of other genre/form vocabularies in MARC records.

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APR 20

20 April 2011 - 20 April 2011

Learn about authority control improvements that will apply to Windows-based Connexion client and Web-based Connexion browser users. The enhancements to Connexion client version 2.30 are also discussed.

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MAR 10

10 March 2011 - 10 March 2011

Joan Mitchell, Editor-in-Chief of the Dewey Decimal Classification (DDC) system at OCLC previewed the new print edition of DDC 23. The presentation is available for download. Questions raised during the webinar will be addressed on the Dewey blog in the coming weeks.

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