Posted on behalf of Andy Spilioe of OCLC:
Digital Collections, eBooks, ILL
Here's a real time-saver to learn about service enhancements from the
OCLC Canada cooperative over the web, at your desk. Each session
includes a live presentation, available at no cost, which you access via
the web from the Microsoft Live Meeting web site. All that is needed to
attend is a computer with internet access and a phone for audio access
via a conference call.
**Please register for these free sessions at the links below**.
All times are Atlantic Standard Time (AST).
Hear how CONTENTdm can help you develop your digital collections and
make them more accessible. In these sessions, you'll see CONTENTdm and
learn how easy it is to provide Web access to your digital collections
and manage them effectively.
Wednesday November 17, 2.00pm to 3.00pm
Thursday December 2, 3.00pm to 4:00pm
Tuesday December 7, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
Tuesday December 14, 4:00pm to 5:00pm
To register, please go to http://www.oclc.org/ca/en/info/contentdm/web/
and follow the link to the web session of your choice.
Join us for an introduction to OCLC NetLibrary and its collection of
more than 75,000 eBooks titles from more than 460 publishers. NetLibrary
eBooks can be accessed via the Web - either straight from your OPAC or
through WorldCat on OCLC FirstSearch. Content covers most disciplines
and includes IT, computers, business and management, consumer health,
medical, soon audiobooks and more. Whether you are just starting a
collection, or need to enhance your existing resources, NetLibrary
offers a range of services and online resources to help integrate
eContent into your library's workflow.
Wednesday November 17, 2:00pm to 3:00pm
To register, please go to
Please click on the hyperlinked session name and on the page you are
sent to, use the registration link at the bottom of that page
3. ILL Staff View in FirstSearch
OCLC is moving its resource sharing to the FirstSearch platform so that
ILL staff can take advantage of many features available in FirstSearch
that are currently not available through OCLC ILL. These include:
improved searching options, visible local fulfillment options such a
slinks to local catalogs and improved visibility of serials holding
statements. This session will focus on the FirstSearch features
available to ILL staff.
Thursday December 16, 2:30pm to 3:30pm
To register, please go to
Library Services Consultant
701 Salaberry, Suite 200
Toll free: 1-888-658-6583
Fax (450) 658-6231
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A Canadian Library Cooperative <http://www.oclc.org/ca/en/default.htm>
Share your successes, ask questions, pass along advice and exchange
ideas among OCLC Canada libraries. Join the discussion on the OCLC
Canada bulletin board www3.oclc.org/app/listserv/