OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council Meetings

Asia Pacific Regional Council Meeting

National Library of Australia, Theatre, LG1

Thursday 15 April 2010, 9am - 4pm

The Libraries Australia community and other interested parties were invited to attend the OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council Meeting held on 15 April 2010 at the National Library of Australia. The APRC Meeting was held in conjunction with the National Library of Australia's Innovative Ideas Forum on 16 April 2010.

Ted Fons

Theodore Fons (Keynote speaker)

Director, Worldcat Global Metadata Network

Ted Fons has more than a decade of experience in the integrated library system industry. He has presented and published articles on such diverse library system topics such as electronic resource management systems and standards for the exchange of ILS-related data. Ted has participated in a number of standards-related activities, including the NISO/EDItEUR Joint Working Party on the Exchange of Serials Subscription Data and the NISO Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative.

The OCLC Asia Pacific Regional Council represents member libraries from the territory west of Hawaii, ranging from China, Korea and Japan in the north to Australia and New Zealand in the south, and Pakistan to the west. The Asia Pacific Council elects member librarians to one-year terms on the Asia Pacific Executive Committee; Executive Committee members also serve as Member Delegates to the Global Council. Asia Pacific Council meetings are open to all members and provide a forum to discuss issues that are important to its members and to advise OCLC about its products, services, policies and operating direction through the Global Council.


Speaker Presentation
Mr Vic Elliott The new OCLC governance structure and the Asia Pacific Regional Council
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Mr Ted Fons WorldCat growth and quality - vision and practice
view (ppt, 7.84MB) | listen (mp3, 54.21Mb)
Ms Anne Horn The Libraries Australia / OCLC relationship
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Mr Chris Thewlis SRU Record Update and its implementations in Australia
view (ppt, 1.51Mb) | listen (mp3, 30.10Mb)
Dr Warwick Cathro National discovery: the National Library's Trove service
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Mr Basil Dewhurst The Virtual International Authority File - introduction & implications
view (ppt, 3.94Mb) | listen (mp3, 38.55Mb)
Mr Vic Elliott The OCLC Record Use Policy - an update
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Questions from the floor to the panel 

listen (mp3, 45.52Mb)