05 October 2021
Works in Progress Webinar: Research to advance the Building a National Finding Aid Network (NAFAN) project
This webinar will be of interest to library and archive workers, and to those who manage or assess user needs for discovery systems for archival materials.
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
21 October 2021
Works in Progress Webinar: Slavery, abolition, emancipation, and freedom--Primary sources from Houghton Library
Join this webinar to hear about lessons learned from the planning and remote management of a project to create digital access to hidden African American special collections.
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
16 November 2021
Works in Progress Webinar: Ngangaanha (to care for)--Improving cultural safety at the University of Sydney Library
Attendees will learn about the development of University of Sydney Library’s approach to embedding cultural competence across collections, services and spaces, and the development of its Aboriginal and Torres Strait Islander Cultural Protocols.
Time: 5:00 PM – 6:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]
Available for free download—Leveraging Wikipedia: Connecting Communities of Knowledge
The Total Cost of Stewardship framework is a holistic approach to understanding the resources needed to responsibly acquire and steward archives and special collections. Included materials: Research Report, Annotated Bibliography, ...
This report shares the CONTENTdm Linked Data Pilot project findings. In this pilot project, OCLC and five partner institutions investigated methods for—and the feasibility of—transforming metadata into linked data to improve the discoverability and m...
This report synthesizes six years (2015-2020) of OCLC Research Library Partners Metadata Managers Focus Group discussions to trace how metadata services are transitioning into the “next generation of metadata” and the impact on future metadata servic...