OCLC Researchers report on recent work

Recent presentations and a paper available from the OCLC Research Web site treat the topics of interoperability, metadata crosswalk repositories, issues facing libraries and economically sustainable preservation.


Lavoie, Brian F. 2004. "Of Mice and Memory: Economically Sustainable Preservation for the Twenty-first Century." In Access in the Future Tense. Washington, D.C.: Council on Library and Information Resources.

Presentations—available from http://www.oclc.org/research/presentations/

Lorcan Dempsey. The pattern is new in every moment: observations on issues affecting libraries and archives within the framework of the 2003 OCLC environmental scan (PowerPoint:4.8MB/60slides). Library and Archives Canada, 4 May 2004, Ottawa (Canada).

Carol Jean Godby, Devon Smith, Eric Childress, and Jeff Young. A Repository of Metadata Crosswalks. DLF Spring Forum 2004, April 21, 2004, New Orleans, Louisiana (USA)

Lorcan Dempsey. Interoperability: the value of recombinant potential (PowerPoint:2.6MB/28slides). ARLIS 2004, the 32nd Annual Conference of the Art Libraries Society of North America, April 17, 2004, New York City (USA).

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Bob Bolander
Communications & Programs Manager
OCLC Research