OCLC Abstracts

18 August 2014  /  Vol. 17 No. 33  /  ISSN 1932-4847


Five librarians named IFLA/OCLC Fellows

Sponsored by OCLC and the Internatonal Federation of Library Associations and Institutions (IFLA), the Jay Jordan IFLA/OCLC Early Career Development Fellowship Program supports library and information science professionals from countries with developing economies. The 2015 class of IFLA Fellows represents Pakistan, the Philippines, Serbia, Swaziland and Zimbabwe. More »


AI, robotics and the future of jobs

A key theme from the latest Pew survey on the future of the Internet: “Our educational system is not adequately preparing us for work of the future, and our political and economic institutions are poorly equipped to handle these hard choices.” More »


OCLC is coming to you ... register today!

Join us at a member library near you for our first-annual U.S. regional forums. These sessions bring together member library staff and OCLC staff to share ideas, collaborate on opportunities and discuss best practices. More »

Upcoming Events

20 August 2014

New ways Libraries are Efficiently Managing Cataloging and E-resources Workflows: Pepperdine University

Lynne Jacobson, Associate University Librarian at Pepperdine University, will explain how Pepperdine staff used WorldShare Management Services to setup their library’s Demand-Driven Acquisitions (DDA) program. She’ll also discuss their results and savings to date.

Venue: Webinar

Time: 03:00 PM–04:00 PM U.S. EDT [UTC -4]


  20 August 2014

Recruiting and Training Volunteers for Library Advocacy

This webinar presents a sustainable volunteer training and management model to apply when libraries have big dreams but lack the staffing required to pursue them.

Venue: Webinar

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



OCLC member libraries around the world.

Goethe Institut Georgien
Tbilisi, Georgia
OCLC symbol: GEGIT

Université de Lausanne Faculté des lettres
Lausanne, Switzerland
OCLC symbol: CHLSR

Jessie Street National Women's Library
Sydney, New South Wales, Australia
OCLC symbol: ATNJA

Archives New Zealand
Wellington, New Zealand
OCLC symbol: NZWRC

Geelong Grammar School
Corio, Victoria, Australia
OCLC symbol: ATVGE


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