The recording from our ALA Midwinter session is now available. This January 2021 update session includes presentations on Resource Sharing, Realigning to develop a New Model Library, Linked Data Research, and Library Learning during COVID-19.
The recording from our ALA Midwinter 2021 OCLC Research Update session is now available. Watch to learn more about the latest research and educatio...
The REALM project has published the results of Tests 7 and 8 of Battelle’s laboratory testing for infectious COVID-19 virus on materials commonly found in libraries, archives and museums. These tests compare the effect of colder and warmer temperatur...
Transforming Metadata into Linked Data to Improve Digital Collection Discoverability, an OCLC Research Report, shares the findings from the CONTENTdm Linked Data Pilot project. In this pilot project, OCLC partnered with institutions that manage their...
One of the greatest strengths of the OCLC community is the research we can do together to gain a deeper understanding of issues and trends facing libraries.
OCLC Global Council is partnering with OCLC Research to explore the impact libraries c...
Test 6 results available
The REALM project has published the results of the sixth round of Battelle’s laboratory testing for infectious COVID-19 virus on five materials commonly found in furnishings and exhibits of archives, lib...
OCLC, Washington State University to create digital stewardship training for tribal archives, libraries, and museums, and small public libraries
OCLC’s WebJunction, in partnership with Washington State University’s Center for Digital Scholarship and Curation, is creating a series of 10 free online courses for staff at tribal archives, librari...
Lorcan Dempsey, OCLC Vice President and Chief Strategist, presents at RLUK’s Digital Shift Forum to consider how the COVID-19 pandemic is accelerating library trends and directions that could have l...
16 March 2021
Works in Progress Webinar: Holistic approaches to born-digital appraisal and accessioning -- revising the UC Guidelines for Efficient Archival Processing
Viewers will learn about the revisions to the “Guidelines for Efficient Archival Processing in the University of California Libraries” and about new recommendations for accessioning and appraising born-digital materials.
31 March 2021
Works in Progress Webinar: Implementing a digital pedagogy certificate program at Brandeis University
This webinar will be of interest to numerous stakeholders at research universities, including library leaders, graduate deans, and professionals working in writing centers, career centers, and teaching centers.
14 April 2021
Works in Progress Webinar -- Partnerships, pedagogy, and primary sources: Strategies for working with faculty to engage students with primary sources
This webinar will be of interest to those who teach with special collections, those who are developing teaching partnerships with faculty, and to archives and special library collections leaders interested in developing or expanding an instructional program.
25 February 2021
Join this webinar to learn about the OCLC Interlibrary Loan Cost Calculator, a free internet-based tool that has the potential to act as a virtual real-time ILL cost study.
09 February 2021
Works in Progress Webinar: Case study—Developing and sustaining RDM services at Arizona and Illinois through partnership with the Office of Research
Representatives from the University of Illinois and the University of Arizona shared how the libraries have cultivated relationships with the Research Office at their respective institutions.
12 January 2021
Works in Progress Webinar: What comes next? Grappling with data, reconsidering workflows, and expanding collaboration following a large-scale collection survey
Learn how assessment data can inform future collection development decisions, collection management activities, and preservation priorities.