OCLC Research is one of the world’s leading centers devoted exclusively to the challenges facing libraries and archives in a rapidly changing information technology environment. Our mission is to expand knowledge that advances OCLC’s public purposes of furthering access to the world’s information and reducing library costs.
12 July 2013
This event will focus on the challenges that MOOCs pose to the traditional delivery of library services, and the opportunities they offer for libraries to rethink and revitalize their proposition. Tweet: #mooclib
Venue: Pullman Hotel
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SHARES is a membership-wide program of expedited, cost-saving interlibrary lending that also develops innovative new methods to improve collections sharing.
Library Finder uses the WorldCat Registry API to locate libraries near a given location and displays the contact information, website, and library type when available. It uses the HTML5 Geolocation API in supported browsers to determine where a user is, and Responsive Web Design to make the website fully mobile friendly. LibraryFinder supports FF6+, Safari, Chrome, or IE9+
Also included as an added bonus is a step-by-step Wikidata tutorial.
Building on the OCLC research report, First Steps for Managing Born-Digital Content Received on Physical Media, the Jump In Initiative is aimed to help archivists take some of those first steps this year.
Jean-Baptiste Michel Presents "How to Read Millions of Books" at OCLC from 9:30-11:00 AM ET 13 June 2013
In this OCLC Research Distinguished Seminar Series presentation, Jean-Baptiste Michel will discuss how his work in Culturomics led to the creation of the Google Ngram Viewer. Tweet #ordss
Dublin, Ohio: OCLC Research
EDUCAUSE Review Online, December 10, 2012
RBM: A Journal of Rare Books, Manuscripts, and Cultural Heritage, Fall 2012