NOV 10

SHARES discussion: Sharing Special Collections—Scanning portions and whole works

This session begins with an overview of tools followed by a discussion into the nuts and bolts of scanning special collections materials.

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The OCLC SHARES Sharing Special Collections Working Group has compiled the tools your library needs to sensibly borrow and lend special collections materials. Join us for three virtual sessions that will guide you through step-by-step preparations for implementing the Principles and Protocols for Sharing Special Collections through Interlibrary Loan, adopted by SHARES in July 2021.

This second session, offered in a participatory discussion format, delves into the nuts and bolts of scanning special collections materials. View the recording for an overview of tools, and stay tuned for the forthcoming blog post summarizing the discussion portion of this session. Materials covered include:

Led by

  • Dennis Massie, Senior Program Officer, OCLC Research
  • Brian Miller, Head of Interlibrary Services, The Ohio State University

This opportunity is a follow-up of the October OCLC SHARES Webinar, Implementing the SHARES Sharing Special Collections Principles and Protocols: Overview. In advance of the discussion, we encourage participants to watch the webinar recording.

The discussion portions are not recorded or shared after the fact, but we will summarize the discussions in a forthcoming post in the OCLC Research blog, Hanging Together.

The live sessions are open to staff at any OCLC Research Library Partnership member institution

Interlibrary loan practitioners, special collections curators/staff, administrators, digitization units, mailroom personnel, and other local stakeholders with an interest in sharing and stewarding collections are encouraged to attend. Consider inviting colleagues from your library to join the discussion.




10 November 2022


12:00 PM – 1:00 PM
Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]

Live webinar sessions are exclusively for OCLC Research Library Partners. The discussion portion is not recorded.