22 June 2020
REopening Archives, Libraries and Museums (REALM) is a research partnership between OCLC, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Battelle to create and distribute science-based information and recommended practices designed to reduce the risk of transmission of COVID-19 to staff and visitors who are engaging in the delivery or use of museum, library, and archival services.
Lynn Silipigni Connaway named University of Wisconsin – Madison Information School’s 2020 Distinguished Alumna
Lynn Silipigni Connaway, OCLC’s Director of Library Trends and User Research, has been named the University of Wisconsin – Madison Information School’s
Test 2 results available
The REALM Project has published the results of the second round of Battelle’s laboratory testing for COVID-19 on five commonly handled materials: braille paper pages, glossy paper p...
A new report from OCLC Research, Open Content Activities in Libraries: Same Direction, Different Trajectories—Findings from the 2018 OCLC Global Council Survey, offers a view into the breadth of current open content activities by resear...
Test set 2 announced, compilation of reopening references released
Five items have been selected for Round 2 of Battelle lab testing to examine the length of time the COVID-19 virus may live on the surface of these porous materials. Testing be...
The REALM Project has released the results of the first round of Battelle’s laboratory testing for COVID-19 on commonly circulated libra...
The nation is experiencing an ongoing opioid epidemic, and communities across the country are feeling the epidemic’s impact. Public health and human service organizations, professional associations, and nonprofits continue to implement responses to s...
REopening Archives, Libraries and Museums (REALM) is a research partnership between OCLC, the Institute of Museum and Library Services, and Battelle to create and distribute science-based information and recommended practices designe...
Thomas Padilla, former OCLC Practitioner Researcher-in-Residence, is named one of Library Journal’s 2020 Digital Developer Movers & Shakers.
In 2018, Padilla was awarded a major Mellon Foundation grant “to further explore what it take...
11 August 2020
What are the CARE Principles? Learn how they work to address the historical legacy of data inequities that impact Indigenous Peoples. Presenters will also discuss how the CARE Principles promote a broader understanding of the FAIR Principles when applied to Indigenous data and collections.
26 August 2020
Works in Progress Webinar: Cross-campus partnerships, the library, and the university research enterprise
This webinar is the first in a series offered by the OCLC Research Library Partnership focusing on cross-campus collaboration in research support.
10 September 2020
Works in Progress Webinar: Librarians on interdisciplinary research teams—a case study from the University of Miami
Learn about an innovative pilot program in which University of Miami librarians, as embedded team members, played a crucial role in interdisciplinary research projects.
01 October 2020
Works in Progress Webinar: This wasn’t for you yesterday, but it will be tomorrow—Digitization policy to counteract histories of exclusion
Join us as we explore the intersection of digitization policy and anti-racist action, using LSU Libraries’ experience as a lens to explore the state of the field.
09 July 2020
Works in Progress Webinar: Scaling research support services through a graduate specialist program at Rutgers University
Join this webinar to learn about an innovative program that expands research support services, fosters student career development, and enriches cross-campus relationships.
- Time: 11:00 AM – 12:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
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25 June 2020
ALA Virtual - Circulating Optimism: How Library Workers Have Shifted Rapidly to Engage and Assist their Communities
In this session with OCLC Research, learn how libraries have strengthened community by connecting, collaborating, and supporting each other amid a tumultuous and ever-shifting landscape.
- Venue: ALA Virtual Conference
- Time: 2:15 PM – 3:00 PM Eastern Daylight Time, North America [UTC -4]
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