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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. 25

    In this issue: OCLC's work with library linked data detailed in new book; Primary Research Group releases Learning Commons Benchmarks; OCLC among Computerworld's Best Places to Work in IT; Member story: Get time back to focus on priorities

  • Vol. 18, No. 24

    In this issue: Can't make it to ALA? Watch "Millennials in Transition" via streaming video; Survey finds mobile consumers watch long-form video; Enhance summer reading programs; Member story: Create a 24/7 library, no matter the weather ...

  • Vol. 18, No. 23

    In this issue: OCLC signs agreements with leading publishers worldwide; Publishers, libraries increasingly experimenting with open access books; Scion in New Zealand selects WMS; Member story: Automate your e-resource management

  • Vol. 18, No. 22

    In this issue: Join us for ‘Millennials in Transition,’ the OCLC Symposium at ALA Annual; Facts & figures: The world in 2015; American University of Sharjah selects WMS; Member story: Share your print collection to expand your library

  • Vol. 18, No. 21

    In this issue: New report: Making Archival and Special Collections More Accessible; Apple Watch: User-experience appraisal; Five more Canadian institutions select WMS; Member story: Embed your library in the research process

  • Vol. 18, No. 20

    In this issue: Winthrop University selects WMS; Millennials changing TV, online video; Member story: Improve results for all libraries in your group, big and small; Register online today for OCLC events at ALA Annual 2015

  • Vol. 18, No. 19

    In this issue: Learn more about library linked data; Mobile-only users top desktop-only users; Register online today for OCLC events at ALA Annual 2015; Member story: Bring local history to life

  • Vol. 18, No. 18

    In this issue: Libraries in the Basque Country of Spain to add collections to WorldCat; Innovation helps YouTube turn 10; 2014 OCLC Research accomplishments featured in new report; Member story: Increase usage with demand-driven acquisition

  • Vol. 18, No. 17

    In this issue: Election results—Board of Trustees, Global & Regional Councils; No interface—new technology to transform user interaction; Transition to WorldCat Discovery; Member story—Increase the reach of digital collections

  • Vol. 18, No. 16

    In this issue: John Cabot University selects WorldShare Management Services; Mobile's limitations and strengths; IFLA/OCLC Fellows kick off 2015 program; Member story: Move from cataloging to curating for your users