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OCLC Research Develops ACRL Report 'Academic Library Impact: Improving Practice and Essential Areas to Research'
26 September 2017
ACRL and OCLC announce the release of Academic Library Impact: Improving Practice and Essential Areas to Research. Developed for ACRL by OCLC Research, this valuable resource investigates how libraries can increase student learning and success and effectively communicate their value to higher education stakeholders. Read more
This OCLC Research Report challenges the digital natives vs. digital immigrants paradigm; that is, the common assumption that younger people prefer to conduct research in a digital space while older people rely on physical sources for information.
Institute of Museum and Library Services awards grants to OCLC and library partners’ projects to benefit librarianship, libraries and the communities they serve.
Research and Learning Agenda for Archives, Special, and Distinctive Collections in Research Libraries
Dozens of RLP members contributed to this map charting future OCLC areas of exploration and engagement with allied institutions.
Lorcan Dempsey was the featured speaker at an invitational series in honor of Shirley K. Baker, the previous Library Dean of Washington University in St. Louis and former Global Council member.
In this paper by Rebecca Bryant, OCLC Research Senior Program Officer, and a working group of librarians from OCLC Research Library Partnership institutions, learn more about what RIM is, what is driving RIM adoption, and the library’s role in RIM.
05 December 2017
This webinar complements the OCLC Research position paper titled 'Research Information Management: Defining RIM and the Library's Role.' In this webinar we will provide an overview of the position paper and discuss the value proposition and role of libraries in RIM, as demonstrated through a specific case study from La Trobe University.
12 December 2017
In this webinar, the presenters will review the history of this project, the mechanics of its implementation, and the potential for greater, more effective use of these identifiers.
09 November 2017
Distinguished Seminar Series: "For the Greater (Not) Good (Enough): Open Access and Information Privilege"
Char Booth addressed the concept that open access has had a huge impact on publishing and scholarly communication, yet who you are, what you earn, and how you research still create serious barriers to information availability.
- Location: Dublin, Ohio
- Venue: OCLC Kilgour Auditorium
- Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]
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