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OCLC Webinars are presented on a variety of subjects—from product demonstrations to implementation discussions—made available over the Web at no cost.

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JUL 11

11 July 2018

Join OCLC product management staff for a product insight gathering session on Resource Sharing. Product Insights sessions are designed to gather community feedback on existing functionality and workflows, review new feature requirements, discuss new ideas for improving products, and maybe show-off a wireframe or two. These insight sessions are open for all community members to attend.

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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AUG 7

07 August 2018

EZproxy is an authentication tool for many libraries, and even with diligent updating it can get cluttered! We’ll walk you through overhauling the configuration file and removing the cobwebs, and show you some best practices for maintaining a tidy EZproxy instance. You'll come away feeling joy about each and every stanza!

  • Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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AUG 20

20 August 2018

Join OCLC EZproxy experts to ask questions about the service, set-up and hosting options.

  • Time: 1:30 PM – 2:30 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
 

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NOV 6

06 November 2014

During this session, you will learn how:
- The WorldShare Management Services community continues to streamline workflows and collaborate to make improvements to the services
- Being part of a cooperative is beneficial to your library
- Your contributions can enhance the services.

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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JUL 17

17 July 2014

The Virtual International Authority File (VIAF) API allows searching for authority data by keyword, local name, preferred name form, title, source, or control number of source records and retrieves authority records and relationships between authority records from different, international sources.

  • Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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JUN 19

19 June 2014

At this session, Cindy Ellis, Information Technology Specialist, Washington State University Libraries, shared why her library chose CONTENTdm Hosting Services and talked about the migration experience.

  • Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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JUN 2

02 June 2014

Join OCLC’s Ted Fons, Corey Harper of New York University, and Phil Schreur of Stanford University as they trace the evolution of linked data technology over the years, and demonstrate practical applications of the latest linked data technologies being utilized in libraries today.

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  • Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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APR 18

18 April 2014

The WorldCat Registry API now has an RDF/XML Interface for discovering data about libraries.

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

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JAN 29

29 January 2014

In this session, Sara Randall, Senior Product Manager, Analytics at OCLC presented updates found in the January 2014 release of OCLC Collection Evaluation.

  • Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

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OCT 16

16 October 2013

During the session, Erin Stalberg, Director of Discovery and Access Services at Mount Holyoke College and Margaret Maurer, Head, Metadata and Cataloging at Kent State University talked about their experiences with implementing RDA.

  • Time: 11:00 AM – 12:15 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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OCT 9

09 October 2013

At this session, Des Plaines Public Library and the University of Texas San Antonio shared how they engaged their users with the power of their digital collections by configuring their CONTENTdm websites.

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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AUG 28

28 August 2013

The WorldCat Metadata API supports a variety of cataloging functionality for libraries to catalog their collections in WorldCat. This API provides you with the tools to create applications to add new, and enrich existing, WorldCat bibliographic records, and maintain WorldCat institution holdings and local bibliographic data.

  • Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]

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JUL 23

23 July 2013

During the session, David Whitehair discussed how functionality from WorldShare Metadata Collection Manager automatically delivers WorldCat MARC records and maintains WorldCat holdings—one time and/or ongoing—for all or subsets of your collection, including licensed, digital and physical materials, saving time and improving returns on collection investments.

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

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APR 17

17 April 2013

OCLC’s WorldCat Quality Management staff gave an in-depth look at OCLC’s RDA Policy Statement that became effective on March 31, 2013. This webinar also provided additional information about what bibliographic records can be upgraded and what kinds of changes can be made.

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

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FEB 22

22 February 2013 - 22 February 2013

The University of Leicester has built up an impressive range of online collections, digitizing local artefacts dating from the 19th century onwards, in collaboration with community organizations. The collections combine industrial with popular history, so factory floor plans and handbooks sit alongside materials such as oral history recordings, maps, photographs, and even political memorabilia. The objective, to show the changes in and around a typical British industrial city, transcends the merely local.

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FEB 8

08 February 2013 - 08 February 2013

The University of Warwick, as part of its digital library initiative, has digitised thousands of documents-including the Marandet collection of early French drama-to expose previously hidden materials to the wider research community. Staff and students talk about what it means in the context of their work to have these collections accessible via the Web.

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NOV 27

27 November 2012 - 27 November 2012

Description: Megan West of PALNI discusses the development of the branding and graphic design for the 14 PALNI libraries' digital collections, which are available via the PALNI CONTENTdm Digital Collections.

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