On-Demand Webinar

From strategic planning to data analysis: Tools to collaborate successfully

Libraries are being asked to do more with less, demonstrate results across new and changing areas of practice, and contribute more directly to institutional goals. Collaborative efforts with other libraries can be a great option to meet these goals. 

At this one-hour Transformative Leaders session, you’ll hear from:

Brian Lavoie, OCLC Senior Research Scientist, who will discuss his OCLC Research publication, “Library Collaboration as a Strategic Choice: Evaluating Options for Acquiring Capacity.” This work provides a framework for planning and evaluating cooperative efforts across libraries in order to develop new or expanded capabilities.

Chela Weber, Senior Program Officer for the OCLC Research Library Partnership, who will walk through the recent “Sustaining Art Research Collections: Using Data to Explore Collaboration” report as an example of how data analysis can help shape successful strategic collaboration.

Andy Breeding, OCLC Senior Product Manager for Delivery Services, who will introduce the new Choreo Insights analytics solution, showing how it can be used to help identify potential collaborative partners based on collections data, gaps, overlaps, and shared interests.

Taken together, you’ll learn how to create a high-level strategy for collaborative efforts and then develop data insights that can help ensure success.