OCLC Abstracts

27 May 2014  /  Vol. 17 No. 21  /  ISSN 1932-4847


Technology Planning for eHealth

In this Health Happens in Libraries webinar 28 May 2-3 p.m. EDT, learn how libraries can leverage their technology infrastructure to better serve the health information needs of users. More »


Role of mobile in online shopping

Mobile devices are fundamentally altering the way consumers search, shop and buy. In this report, comScore reveals how smart phones and tablets are being used across different countries and how these patterns are likely to evolve in the future. More »


2014 IFLA/OCLC Fellowship program in its final week

The 14th class of the Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program, which arrived May 5 in Dublin, Ohio, has been participating in discussions with library and information science leaders, professional development activities and library visits. Learn more »

Upcoming Events

11 June 2014

WorldShare Management Services Live Demonstration: Print Collections

This demonstration will give you ideas on how to simplify workflows and improve discovery and access of your library’s physical collections.

Venue: Webinar

Time: 02:00 PM–03:00 PM U.S. EDT [UTC -4]


12 June 2014

Article Exchange custom version

This webinar will provide an overview of the custom options for Article Exchange, and details about how you can begin to use it at your library.

Venue: Webinar

Time: 02:00 PM–03:00 PM U.S. EDT [UTC -4]



OCLC member libraries around the world.

The Elling O. Eide Charitable Foundation
Sarasota, Florida, USA
OCLC symbol: EEIDE

IOC Olympic Studies Centre Library
Lausanne, Switzerland
OCLC symbol: CHIOC

Bayside Library
Sandringham, Victoria, Australia
OCLC symbol: ATVBA


Number of Local Holdings Records in WorldCat.


WorldCat is the world’s most comprehensive database of library materials. Updated at a rate of nearly one new record every second, WorldCat contains bibliographic records and holdings contributed by more than 11,000 libraries around the world. Learn more »