14 November 2019
Works in Progress Webinar: Managing Archival Technical Services with Agile Software Development Methods at Ohio State University Libraries
In this presentation, library staff from Ohio State University Libraries will discuss how implementing Agile helped archival staff to improve productivity overall and increased opportunities for staff members to cross-train, develop skills, and lead projects.
Time: 12:00 PM – 1:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]
21 November 2019
The OCLC Research project Ariadne Semantic Embedding is a demonstration of a practical solution to support libraries in this field. Join this webinar to see the potential of this scalable semantic embedding method for other applications such as entity disambiguation, citation recommendation, clustering and collection exploration.
Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]
10 December 2019
This webinar will explain the significant benefits to researchers and archival repositories of negotiating Creative Commons licenses for archival materials at the point of acquisition.
Time: 1:00 PM – 2:00 PM Eastern Standard Time, North America [UTC -5]
Working group releases written report on the current state of sharing special collections through interlibrary loan across the SHARES partnership.
The work includes integrating IIIF standards in OCLC products and launching a new linked data pilot project.
The RLP’s SHARES group has completed a year-long Policy Rethink and launched projects resulting in changes in practice for many SHARES members.
The nation is experiencing an opioid epidemic. As the impact of this epidemic is felt in communities across the country, public health and human service organizations are working on responses, and public libraries around the country are choosing to b...
In this position paper, Lavoie traces the contours of the US and Canadian collective print book collection—the collective print book holdings of all libraries in the US and Canada whose collections are registered in WorldCat. The paper examines the U...
Based on a qualitative study of 105 researchers from three disciplinary communities: quantitative social science, archaeology, and zoology, this paper published in the Journal of Documentation extends digital curation conversations to includ...