13 June 2019
In this webinar, representatives of the SHARES resource sharing consortium will highlight outcomes from recently concluded activities aimed at rethinking SHARES policies and values.
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
18 June 2019
Works in Progress Webinar: Case Studies from Project Passage Focusing on Wikidata’s Multilingual Support
This presentation highlights some key lessons from our experiences in the OCLC Research’s Linked Data Wikibase Prototype (“Project Passage”) regarding Wikidata’s multilingual support. It will focus on two case studies from the upcoming report on the pilot: Chinese descriptions and representing works and their associated translations.
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
19 June 2019
Join this mini-symposium in Leiden, The Netherlands, to learn about research & development work done in the area of IIIF, corpus-building, and deep interactions with open collections by OCLC Research and its network partners.
Time: 09:30 – 14:00 Central European [Summer] Time [UTC +2]
Researchers will facilitate sessions, give presentations, and lead lightning talks on linked data in libraries.
OCLC's WebJunction will work to expand their Wikipedia + Libraries project to Mexico with a new grant from the Wikimedia Foundation.
This April, researchers will present on topics including scholarly identity work, research data management, students' information choices, and research information management.
The Canadian contribution to literature, music, film, and other forms of creative expression is rich and deep. In this report, we explore the contours of this contribution, as it is manifested in the collections of libraries around the world.
Public Libraries Respond to the Opioid Crisis in Collaboration with Their Communities: An Introduction
The nation is experiencing an opioid epidemic. As communities across the country feel the epidemic’s impact, public health and human service organizations are implementing responses that include healthcare, education, law enforcement and the judicial...
Container Collapse and the Information Remix:Students’ Evaluations of Scientific Research Recast in Scholarly vs. Popular Sources
Although a significant body of research addresses how scholars communicate with one another and how scientific information becomes news, little research examines how information consumers use and compare different iterations of the same information a...