02 June 2015
Attendees at this workshop will explore the boundaries of the scholarly record and the curation roles of various stakeholders. #esrworkshop
03 June 2015 - 04 June 2015
Staff from all OCLC Research Library Partner institutions are invited and encouraged to attend this meeting 3-4 June 2015 in San Francisco. #orlp
29 June 2015
Attend the OCLC Research Update at ALA Annual in San Francisco on Monday, 29 June from 10:30 – 11:30 am at the Moscone Center North, Room 125. #oclcresearch #alaac15
21 May 2015
View this webinar recording (coming soon) to learn more about OCLC's contributions to the transformation of the Internet from a web of documents to a web of data as described in the newly published book, Library Linked Data in the Cloud: OCLC's Experiments with New Models of Resource Description, written by Carol Jean Godby, Shenghui Wang and Jeffrey K. Mixter. #oclcresearch #linkeddata
New paper explains factors influencing archaeologists' and zoologists' skepticism about data preservation
“Destruction/Reconstruction: Preservation of Archaeological & Zoological Research” is available in a special digital curation issue of Archival Science, Volume 15, Issue 2. A preprint is also available online.
Linked data implementers invited to participate in OCLC Research International Linked Data Survey by 17 July 2015
OCLC Research is repeating this survey to learn details of specific projects or services that format metadata as linked data and/or make subsequent uses of it. #oclcresearch
In recognition of National Inventors' Month, we're featuring the top 25 inventors found in books and movies held by libraries. #wtworldcat #inventors
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 advancing libraries and librarianship.
What in the WorldCat? May was National Inventors' Month, and that got us thinking about who are the most popular inventors found in libraries. So we went to WorldCat and we built a list of the top 25 inventors found in books and movies. Can you name their most famous inventions?