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Community, Innovation, Technology:
Fifty Years of Sharing Knowledge

For 50 years, OCLC has helped libraries share knowledge and make breakthroughs possible for library users across the globe. From future-focused research to cutting-edge technology, OCLC and its members have achieved hundreds of important milestones in information service. Together, we will continue to adapt and evolve in order to help share the knowledge contained in the world’s libraries.

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See the most memorable milestones in OCLC’s 50-year history.

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OCLC members and staff share their memories of the past 50 years.

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Skip Prichard shares his thoughts on OCLC’s 50-year history on the OCLC Next blog.

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Share your OCLC memories and goals for the future using #OCLC50.

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Congratulations to libraries around the world for 50 years of innovation and collaboration.