Road Trips: Recent Presentations by OCLC Researchers

Brian Lavoie, Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Ed O'Neill, Thom Hickey, and Lorcan Dempsey have been on the road this spring, speaking on WorldCat data mining, a systemwide view of library collections, information management, and the roles of metadata in managing digital assets.

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Brian Lavoie, Lynn Silipigni Connaway, and Ed O'Neill
Mining for Digital Resources: Identifying and Characterizing Digital Materials in WorldCat (PowerPoint:112K/15slides)
ACRL 12th National Conference: Currents and Convergence: Navigating the Rivers of Change, 7-10 April, Minneapolis, Minnesota (USA)

Brian Lavoie and Roger C. Schonfeld (Ithaka)
A Systemwide View of Library Collections (PowerPoint:300K/35slides)
CNI Spring 2005 Task Force Meeting, 4-5 April 2005, Washington, DC (USA)

Thom Hickey
Information Management in a Knowledge Society (PowerPoint:438K/17slides)
International Conference on Information Management in a Knowledge Society, 21-25 February 2005, Mumbai (India)

Lorcan Dempsey
Metadata: Practice and practice (PowerPoint:3.7MB/58slides)
CLIR workshop, Managing Digital Assets: A Primer for Library and Information Technology Administrators, 4-6 February 2005, Charleston, South Carolina(USA)

OCLC Research Presentations

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Bob Bolander
Communications & Programs Manager
OCLC Research

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