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

Recent Issues of OCLC Abstracts

  • Vol. 19, No. 30

    In this issue: Key learnings from the OCLC Symposium; Half the world not using the internet; Don't miss the 2016 IFLA Congress; From Next, the OCLC blog: Let’s open library doors to Wikipedia; Featured video: Red de Lectura Pública de Euskadi

  • Vol. 19, No. 29

    In this issue: Library linked data survey – focus on goals, not technology; Digital news flow mobile, social; Join us for an IFLA Satellite meeting; From Next, the OCLC blog: The needs of one; Featured collection: St. Ambrose University

  • Vol. 19, No. 28

    In this issue: Connect with your users where they live, learn, work; Join us at the IFLA World Congress; From Next, the OCLC blog: The touchpoints of exceptional customer service; Featured video: Built for librarians by the library community...

  • Vol. 19, No. 27

    In this issue: Join us at the 2016 IFLA World Congress; How the public grades and uses libraries; OCLC acquires IFNET; From Next, the OCLC blog: What Disney taught us about great service; Featured member: University of KwaZulu-Natal

  • Vol. 19, No. 26

    In this issue: OCLC wins Knight News Challenge; Celebrate innovation in librarianship; Andrew Pace begins term on ALA Executive Board; From Next, the OCLC blog: The Collective Perspective; Featured member: Geneseo Public Library District ...

  • Vol. 19, No. 25

    In this issue: WMS turns five; Are five-second ads the new Snapchat? Join OCLC at IFLA WLIC in Columbus; From Next, the OCLC blog: 36 tips for making webinars that don't stink; Featured member: Douglas County Libraries

  • Vol. 19, No. 24

    In this issue: Join the OCLC Community Center; The latest internet trends; Local authority records can help unify discovery; From Next, the OCLC blog: Time travelling ILL; Featured video: Denver Public Library’s digital collections

  • Vol. 19, No. 23

    In this issue: New report provides insight into collections in UK research libraries; Top trends from ACRL; Join the WebJunction team at ALA Annual; From Next, the OCLC blog: Time to change; Featured member: University of KwaZulu-Natal ...

  • Vol. 19, No. 22

    In this issue: Connect your users to content they need; Maybe the internet hasn’t killed attention spans; Spotlight your library; From Next, the OCLC blog: Is anything more important than convenience?; Featured video: The WMS Community ...

  • Vol. 19, No. 21

    In this issue: White Rose Libraries to use SCS; Five trends of innovation; WorldCat finds books for children's success; From Next, the OCLC blog: Connect. Collaborate. Contribute.; Featured video: An app to identify online learning