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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. 18, No. 12

    In this issue: Four Kentucky university libraries select WorldShare Management Services; The state of the mobile user experience; Member story: NPR connects readers to libraries

  • Vol. 18, No. 11

    In this issue: 40 millionth WorldCat Digital Collection Gateway record added to WorldCat; Pew report: Local News in a Digital Age; Self-paced library training free, open to all; Member story: Make your collections visible wherever your users are ...

  • Vol. 18, No. 10

    In this issue: Ed Summers wins the 2015 Kilgour Award; Digital is the choice of millennials; Mary Sauer-Games begins term as President of NFAIS Board of Directors; Member story: Save time and improve sharing

  • Vol. 18, No. 9

    In this issue: LIBROS consortium now live with WMS; Growth in distance education enrollment slows; Innisfil Public Library receives the 2015 OLITA Project Award; Member story: Focus your resources on implementing new technologies

  • Vol. 18, No. 8

    In this issue: Now available online – Libraries and the Internet of Things; Tips for tweets that drive engagement; Register online for OCLC events at ACRL; Member story – Provide easier and better access to your special collections

  • Vol. 18, No. 7

    In this issue: First African library goes live with WMS; NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Higher Education Edition; Health Happens in Libraries with community engagement; Member story: Bring health information to your community

  • Vol. 18, No. 6

    In this issue: Claremont Colleges Library selects WMS; Smartphones, tablets delivering the mail; IFLA/OCLC Fellowship deadline 13 February; Register for OCLC events at ACRL; Member story: Expand e-resource availability and visibility

  • Vol. 18, No. 5

    In this issue:  22 ATLA libraries using WMS; Trust in search engines surges; Register for OCLC events at ACRL; OCLC Research, ALISE name grant recipients; Deadline for IFLA/OCLC Fellowship 13 Feb.; Member story: Free up time for special collecti...

  • Vol. 18, No. 4

    In this issue: OCLC Research, LC release white paper on linked data; Consumers concerned about data collection; Deadline for 2016 Jordan IFLA/OCLC Fellowship; OCLC events at ALA Midwinter; Member story: Sharing collections globally

  • Vol. 18, No. 3

    In this issue: There's still time to register! Join us live or virtually for the OCLC Symposium at ALA Midwinter; 10 actionable trends for 2015; New grants awarded to OCLC; Member story: Collaborate with other libraries to inspire change