DevConnect 2022

DevConnect 2022

Get technology insights and expand your skill set

DevConnect is an annual OCLC program in which OCLC and library staff share API and technology insights with the library community. DevConnect 2022 content spans a variety of library areas, including collection management, resource sharing, and security. Register below and contact jonesa@oclc.org with questions.

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21 June 2022

DevConnect 2022: How MARC can SPARQL!

This presentation takes the skills and tools adopted by libraries for dealing with linked data and applies those methodologies, focusing primarily using RDF and SPARQL, and proposes their suitability in retrospective analysis of existing MARC data.

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

07 June 2022

DevConnect 2022: Wrapping OCLC APIs with Node.js webservices

Larry Deck of Concordia University Library will discuss how to make such webservice wrappers with Node.js, using asynchronous calls to OCLC APIs, and caching results locally to speed up repeated queries and avoid abusing OCLC services.

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

02 June 2022

DevConnect 2022: Behind the integration - Support e-learning strategies with Talis and WMS

OCLC and Talis have partnered to offer Talis Aspire, a market-leading course resource list management system, to new and existing customers of OCLC's WorldShare Management Services. During this session, we’ll explore the technical work that made this integration possible.

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

11 May 2022

DevConnect 2022: Metadata community lightning talks

This DevConnect community event will feature short presentations on metadata topics by two speakers: Tomasz Kalata of BookOps/New York Public Library and Daniel Brooks of OCLC.

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

04 May 2022

DevConnect 2022: API-first recipes for success

During this session, we will share what an API-first development strategy means for libraries and how OCLC APIs are fit for purpose.

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

Event recordings will be availabe in the OCLC APIs Community.