Research Collections and Support
Libraries are increasingly leveraging the raw materials of scholarship and knowledge formation by emphasizing the creation and curation of institutional research assets and outputs, including digitized special collections, research data, and researcher profiles. Our work informs current thinking about research collections and the emerging services that libraries are offering to support contemporary modes of scholarship. We are encouraging the development of new ways for libraries to build and provide these types of collections and deliver distinctive services. Our efforts are focused in the following three areas:
OCLC and the Evolving Scholarly Record
Ixchel M. Faniel explores the contours of the evolving scholarly record, including stakeholders, stewardship, conscious coordination, and the "inside out library."
Topics: Evolving Scholarly Record, Research Data Management, Research Information Management, User Research