OCLC publications

Next, the OCLC blog

Next is a place where OCLC leaders share their insights and experiences, so that libraries can benefit from the work being done by members of the OCLC cooperative. We cover topics across the entire range of the library profession, with an emphasis on the future of knowledge management, library transformation and how libraries can better fit into the lives of their users.

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OCLC Abstracts

OCLC Abstracts is a weekly e-publication that provides news about OCLC services, programs and research, along with a story that highlights the latest developments in the technology, economic or social landscapes.

Recent issues of OCLC Abstracts

  • Vol. 20, No. 16

    In this issue: Library and Archives Canada to share its country's cultural heritage with library users worldwide; What's your innovation agenda?; From Next, the OCLC blog: The top ILL trends; Featured Video: University of Saint Francis ...

  • Vol. 20, No. 15

    In this issue: Share your OCLC memories as we mark 50 years of working together; How paper changed the world; From Next, the OCLC blog: Get inspired for National Library Week; Featured Video: The OCLC Resource Sharing Conference

  • Vol. 20, No. 14

    In this issue: OCLC members elect 17 delegates to Global Council; Presentations from the 2017 RSC now available; From Next, the OCLC blog: With big data, answers drive questions; Featured Video: Highlights of the EMEA membership meeting ...

  • Vol. 20, No. 13

    In this issue: Libraries, archives, museums work together to articulate their value; The cross-platform future?; From Next, the OCLC blog: Build joy into your library's website; Featured Video: How well do you know your library users?

  • Vol. 20, No. 12

    In this issue: OCLC appoints Wikipedian-in-Residence; Three challenges for the web, according to its inventor; From Next, the OCLC blog: Bringing order to the chaos of digital data; Featured Member: Pritzker Military Museum & Library ...

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Regional newsletters

OCLC newsletters provide focused, local information about OCLC programs and services—and what’s happening in libraries—in China and Latin America.

OCLC China News

Boletín LAC

Boletín LAC núm. 3

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septiembre 2016

Conozca la tecnología EZProxy de OCLC, la celebración de los 45 años de WorldCat, cómo suscribirse a las alertas y de cómo la Pontificia Universidad Javeriana, Cali, es la primer biblioteca de Colombia en usar WorldCat Discovery de OCLC ¡Bienvenidos!

Boletín LAC núm. 2

(PDF, 4.6 MB)
marzo 2016

Conozca el descubridor de OCLC, el revolucionario proyecto WorldCat Identities, cómo acceder a su cuenta y el nuevo Blog Next. ¡Bienvenidos!

Boletín LAC núm. 1

(PDF, 517 KB)
julio 2015

Publicación trimestral sobre novedades, consejos y noticias de los servicios que ofrece OCLC a nuestros miembros.

OCLC Annual Report

The OCLC Annual Report describes the cooperative’s activities and accomplishments throughout the preceding fiscal year. It includes snapshots of member libraries worldwide, the President’s message to the cooperative, information about the Board of Trustees and various management groups, condensed financial statements and other information that gives a broad perspective of the organization.

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OCLC Financial Statements

OCLC financial statements provide consolidated balance sheets and related statements of revenues, expenses, corporate equity and cash flow.

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OCLC membership reports

OCLC membership reports communicate the findings and results of OCLC surveys, market research, environmental scans and technology initiatives. These in-depth studies and topical surveys will help you understand the issues and trends that affect librarianship.

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OCLC Research publications

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