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Links and Entities: The next library (meta)data revolution!

Please join us for a session on Links and Entities, an OCLC Update Luncheon and for product demonstrations at our booth.

Daniel Boivin, Executive Director, OCLC Canada, Latin America and the Caribbean will present the topic!

Monday, June 8th, 2:30-3pm

Royal Ballroom, Hotel Torarica & Casino

As librarians and library workers, we are all familiar to various extents with the key standards in our field, especially when comes the time to talk about MARC, AACR2, and now RDA. The move to managing data at the entity level contrasts to the method of data management that emphasized the quality of a metadata "record" following an encoding regimen (cataloging rules) and a document format such as MARC21. AACR2 has recently been upgraded and improved by RDA. Is the same thing going to happen to MARC? Is BIBFRAME the next major change to hit libraries? What about linked data and initiatives like

This session will explore linked data and entities management, and discuss concrete examples in the field, touch on tools being implemented and developed such as and BIBFRAME, and will point to the possible benefits for libraries.

Tuesday, June 9, 2015 | 12:30 to 13:30

OCLC Update Luncheon
Clubhouse Marina Pier

Please join us for the OCLC Update Luncheon on Tuesday, June 9, at the Club Marina Pier. During the luncheon you will hear a short presentation about the latest enhancements to OCLC services, new initiatives, plus an update on OCLC's Global Council. All are welcome to attend.

Register for the luncheon

Seating is limited, registration is required.

We also invite you to visit us in our booth throughout the conference to see demonstrations of OCLC services for libraries in Latin America. These include:

  • WorldShare Management Services such as: License Manager, Collection Evaluation, Collection Manager, Knowledge Base and more
  • WorldCat Discovery Services
  • WorldShare Metadata

There's much more to discover with OCLC. Visit with us at ACURIL 2015 to learn more!

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