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Catch up on product demonstrations, best practices, library science research, and other OCLC topics at your convenience.

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May 22

22 May 2024

Cardholder signup policies: Access in practice

Learn key findings and takeaways from national research on cardholder signup policies from public libraries across the country.

  • Time: 3:00 PM – 4:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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May 14

14 May 2024

Putting the pieces together with WMS and Choreo Insights: Aligning library collections with institutional goals and priorities

A 30-minute webinar to uncover how WorldShare Management Services (WMS)—an advanced library services platform—and Choreo Insights—an extensive library analytics solution—align library collections to academic curriculum using WorldCat holdings data

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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May 9

09 May 2024

DevConnect 2024: What's new in BookOps-WorldCat

This 45-minute presentation will include an overview of recent changes and additions to the BookOps-WorldCat API wrapper as well as a tutorial highlighting the new functionality.

  • Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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Apr 30

30 April 2024

Engage your borrowers and save time with LendingKey

A 30-minute demonstration of LendingKey—a LoT reservation and management tool that provides simple steps for borrowers and a time-saving process for library staff. Whether you’ve already developed your Library of Things or are just getting started, this session will provide inspiration and valuable tips.

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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Apr 23

23 April 2024

Works in Progress Webinar: Diversifying library collections through student-led collection development

This webinar outlines a library-run student internship aimed at promoting diversity in the Bryn Mawr College Libraries’ collections. The program empowers students with the knowledge and budget to select and purchase diverse popular reading material from independent bookstores.

  • Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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Apr 18

18 April 2024

DevConnect 2024: Catalogue Twice: Shame on Me - Using the WorldCat Metadata API to help derive MARC records

The British Library holds hundreds of thousands of catalogue cards with no equivalent in our digital catalogue. This talk will cover our efforts to reduce cataloguer workload by using the Metadata API to check for existing records matching works described on the cards.

  • Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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Apr 17

17 April 2024

Proving your library as a critical asset: Aligning library spending with your institution’s academic programs

A 30-minute webinar about how OCLC’s Choreo Insights—the only extensive library analytics solution that uses WorldCat holdings data to do deep subject analysis of print and electronic collections—provides support for a program level review—a strategic coordination that helps solidify your library’s position as a critical asset

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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Apr 9

09 April 2024

Unlocking the power of your e-resources with EZproxy Analytics

A 30-minute demonstration of how EZproxy Analytics—a turnkey service that extracts, enriches, and transforms complex data into simple visual dashboards—makes it easy to better understand and communicate e-resource ROI

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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Mar 5

05 March 2024

Works in Progress Webinar: Towards diversifying collections—implementing strategies

In this webinar, colleagues from University of Nevada, Las Vegas (UNLV) and South Puget Sound Community College (SPSCC) discuss their ongoing efforts to identify and implement sustainable practices for building diverse collections, including work at SPSCC to utilize reparations-informed practices.

  • Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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Feb 29

29 February 2024

Works in Progress Webinar: Lessons learned from implementing research information management systems (RIMS) in the US

This webinar features examples of RIMS implementations at three US research universities. The presenters share project goals, drivers, products, and scope, as well as the significant and ongoing challenges of securing researcher and campus buy-in.

  • Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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