SPECIAL EVENT: Wednesday, 21 October 2015, Conference Room, José M. Lázaro Library, University of Puerto Rico, Rio Piedras Campus


9:00 -9:30 a.m. Registration

9:30 a.m. – 12:00 M.

9h30 to 9h45

Welcome. Dr. Marilyn Montalvo-Montalvo, Master of Ceremony

Greetings and IntroductionDr Luisa Vigo-Cepeda, Professor, EGCTI-UPR and Mr. Daniel Boivin, OCLC Executive Director, Canada, Latin American and the Caribbean Region

9h45 to 10h30 At a Tipping Point: Education, Learning and Libraries: Most Recent OCLC Market Survey Report http://www.oclc.org/en-americalatina/reports/tipping- point.html>– Mr. Daniel Boivin

10h30 to 10h45 Break

10h45 to 11h45 Learning about Link data, RDA, BibFrame and how OCLC makes use of these: Presentation/Discussion – Mr. Eric Childress, Consulting Project Manager, OCLC Research)

11h45 to 12h15 Introduction to WorldShare Metadata (future replacement to OCLC Connexion) – Mr. Edwar Delgado, OCLC Sales Manager, Latin America and the Caribbean


1:30 -3:30 The FUTURE is now: How can your Library Act Proactively?

1h30 to 1h55 Expanding Discovery and Visibility of your Library’s collections- Mr. Edwar Delgado

1h55 to 2h20 Managing your Licenses and eContent Life Cycle using OCLC tools – Mr. Edwar Delgado

2h20 to 2h30 Short break

2h30 to 2h55 Integrating and Managing your print and e-collection life cycle using today’s new technologies (RDA, linkdata, etc.) and tools. Mr. Edwar Delgado

2h55 to 3h20 VIAF: what is this and its coverage in Latin Amercia & The Caribbean – Mr. Eric Childress, Consulting Project Manager, OCLC Research

3h20 to 3h30 Recapitulation: Plan Strategically and Be Ready! – Mr. Daniel Boivin

3h30 OCLC-GSIST UPR Certificates of Continuing Education and Professional Development – Dr. Luisa Vigo-Cepeda / Mr. Daniel Boivin

Escuela Graduada de Ciencias y Tecnologías de la Información, Universidad de Puerto Rico

Celebrando su 45 Aniversario y Abierta a la Colaboración en la Semana Internacional del Acceso Abierto.