18 June 2020
Join this webinar to learn about tools, questions, and methodologies for building user personas–which can help you better understand user needs and behaviors to create better design.
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
22 June 2020
Works in Progress Webinar: Dynamics of change—continuing the conversation on library naming, finding, and relationship-building with Indigenous peoples
Participants will learn about how the University of Toronto Libraries is reckoning with both cultural change and the development of culturally appropriate metadata on a system-wide scale.
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
11 August 2020
What are the CARE Principles? Learn how they work to address the historical legacy of data inequities that impact Indigenous Peoples. Presenters will also discuss how the CARE Principles promote a broader understanding of the FAIR Principles when applied to Indigenous data and collections.
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
REopening Archives, Libraries and Museums (REALM) is a research partnership between OCLC, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Battelle to create and distribute science-based information and recommended practices designe...
Thomas Padilla, former OCLC Practitioner Researcher-in-Residence, is named one of Library Journal’s 2020 Digital Developer Movers & Shakers.
In 2018, Padilla was awarded a major Mellon Foundation grant “to further explore what it take...
Monday, April 13, 3:00-4:30 ET
The COVID-19 crisis has created a strain on both the personal and professional lives of library staff everywhere. As libraries respond to rapidly evolving information and guidelines, building...
OCLC has partnered with the Public Library Association (PLA) to issue Call to Action: Public Libraries and the Opioid Crisis, a report that offers strategies for public libraries to consider as they determine a local response to t...
Collective collections are the combined holdings of a group of libraries, analyzed and possibly managed as a unified resource. Constructing, understanding, and operationalizing collective collections is an increasingly important aspect of collection ...
Exploring Models for Shared Identity Management at a Global Scale: The Work of the PCC Task Group on Identity Management in NACO
This paper discusses the efforts of the PCC Task Group on Identity Management in NACO to explore and advance identity management activities.