24 May 2021
SHARES Principles and Protocols for Sharing Special Collections – Discussion session for SHARES Members
Join us for a brief presentation followed by an open discussion of proposed protocols for sharing special collections materials among SHARES members.
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
02 June 2021
Works in Progress Webinar: Corrective collecting—A practical, holistic, EDI-centered documentation strategy for community archives
Learn how a corrective collecting framework guides the Labor Archives of Washington’s efforts to build ongoing community collaborations and make its collections more reflective of the full spectrum of the region’s workers.
Time: 2:00 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
27 July 2021
Works in Progress Webinar: Lighting the Way-- Improving discovery and delivery for archives and special collections
This webinar will be of interest to library and archive workers, those who manage and allocate resources to special collections, and those who are considering new modes of meeting facilitation and collaboration.
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
The OCLC Research Library Partnership (RLP) is excited to welcome the University of Waterloo as a Partner.
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OCLC and LIBER
OCLC has been awarded a grant from The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation to convene a diverse group of experts, practitioners, and community members to determine ways to address systemic biases and improve racial equity in descriptive practi...
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...