FutureCast: Shaping Research Libraries in a Networked Age

Portions of the FutureCast meeting were streamed live 8-10 June 2011. Slides from most presentations are available below.


Wednesday Morning

Welcome and Overview (links to external site.)
Jim Michalko, OCLC Research

Looking at Data Consumption (.pdf: 4MB/59 pp.)
George Oates, Open Library

Thursday Afternoon

The Future of Higher Education and the Global University (.pptx: 6MB/20 slides)
Ben Wildavsky, Kauffman Foundation

Friday Morning

Collaboratively Building Web-Scale with Libraries: The Web-Scale Platform (.pptx: 3MB/33 slides)
Robin Murray, Vice President, Global Product Management

FutureCast: Implications for Libraries (Links to external site.)
James Michalko, OCLC Research

We are a worldwide library cooperative, owned, governed and sustained by members since 1967. Our public purpose is a statement of commitment to each other—that we will work together to improve access to the information held in libraries around the globe, and find ways to reduce costs for libraries through collaboration.