OCLC Research is continually expanding the boundaries of library and information science research. Find out about our newest achievements and findings here. We're also out in the world in a very real way, participating in many conferences and meetings, as well as hosting our own. Discover where we'll be next.
Connaway and Radford offer comprehensive guidance for conducting LIS research in "Research Methods in Library and Information Science"
Published by Libraries Unlimited, the book serves as a practical and comprehensive introduction to research design, presenting up-to-date coverage of principles and data collection techniques for quantitative and qualitative research methods.
Jean will provide an update on OCLC’s linked data experiments since publication of her book Library Linked Data in the Cloud.
Join Rachel Frick, Roy Tennant, Dennis Massie, and Sharon Streams in Atlanta on Monday, 23 January from 10:30 – 11:30 am at the Georgia World Congress Center, Room B406. #oclcresearch #alamw17
Lynn will speak at the the National Central University on December 7 and at the Library Association of the Republic of China Annual Meeting on December 10.
Library leader's Distinguished Seminar Series presentation November 21 will also be available via livestream video.
20 January 2017
The SHARES Roundtable will be happening at ALA Midwinter in Atlanta on Friday afternoon, 20 January 2017, from 2-3:30pm, at the Marriott Marquis, in Room L401.
- Location: Atlanta, Georgia
- Venue: Marriott Marquis, Room L401
- Time: 2:00 PM – 2:30 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]
23 January 2017
OCLC Research will present overviews of several active research projects. Following the briefings, audience members will be invited to offer comments and ask questions.
31 January 2017
Works in Progress Webinar
Research Information Management at Duke University: A Researcher-centered Approach
In this webinar presentation, Duke University Libraries will share how they have led campus initiatives to aggregate and manage campus research information to support open access, help researchers build their reputations, archive Duke scholarship, and enable expertise discovery. This webinar will be of interest to scholarly communications librarians, library administrators, and communications specialists. Given the enterprise nature of research information management, it will also be relevant to other institutional stakeholders including deans, research administrators, and IT professionals.
14 February 2017
Join the University of Minnesota LIbraries for a discussion of Umbra Search African American History (www.umbrasearch.org), an effort to facilitate access to African American history through a website and search widget; digitization of over 500,000 items; and workshops and public forums locally and around the country about access to culturally diverse collections.
17 February 2017
The OCLC Research Library Partnership is pleased to hold a meeting at the University of Sydney in Australia.
21 November 2016
Distinguished Seminar Series: "Welcome to the Library: Success of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives"
In this presentation, “Welcome to the Library: Success of Diversity and Inclusion Initiatives,” Trevor A. Dawes, Vice Provost for Libraries and Museums and May Morris University Librarian at the University of Delaware, reviews the work of the ALA Task Force for Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion, which he co-chaired, andl also examines the diversity and inclusion efforts at several libraries.
- Location: Dublin, Ohio
- Venue: OCLC Kilgour Auditorium
- Time: 9:00 AM – 10:00 AM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]
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