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The OCLC Usability Lab

Icon Written by Jessica Hedgecock on November 26, 2012 – 3:41 PM

The OCLC usability lab was established in 1990 as one of the first Usability Labs in the Central Ohio area. It was the post-doctoral project of Mike Prasse, who has been manager of the ULab since its beginning. This presentation will a history of the ULab (now in its third incarnation), and will include various […]

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Linked Data: Libraries and Beyond

Icon Written by Timothy J. Dickey on November 10, 2012 – 8:02 PM

SUMMARY: Please join us at 6:30pm at OCLC in Dublin for social/ networking time, and at 7pm for a presentation on this exciting and emerging topic in how libraries of all kinds can extend their interaction with the Web! PRESENTER: Jeffrey A. Young is a Software Architect at OCLC Research. He has a B.S. in […]

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Rigorous Learning: the Common Core Standards and 21st Century Skills

Icon Written by Jessica Hedgecock on August 22, 2012 – 4:22 PM

Please join us for our Annual Chapter Business meeting and learn more about the Common Core Standards. SUMMARY: The Common Core Standards mesh with 21st century skills to promote college and career readiness. With these standards and skills, Ohio teachers and librarians face state and national changes calling for an increased emphasis on research, literacy, […]

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