OCLC to Host ASIS&T Regional Meeting

This meeting has been cancelled. A meeting focusing on similar topics is being scheduled for February 2017.

On 9 August, join Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIS&T) incoming President Lynn Silipigni Connaway and colleagues for a day focused on the work of OCLC Research.

This ASIS&T Regional Meeting will take place in the Lakeside Room at the OCLC Conference Center. Much more information and registration is available at the ASIS&T website. You can also register here.

Several OCLC Research staff will be presenting and facilitating workshops. The meeting will conclude with a tour of OCLC facilities. The full topic and speaker list includes:

  • The Library in the Life of the User
    Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Ph.D., Senior Research Scientist and Director of User Research, OCLC

  • Library Services Development in an Emerging Collaborative Landscape
    Ixchel M. Faniel, Research Scientist, OCLC, and Rebecca Bryant, Senior Program Officer, OCLC

  • Library Linked Data: Where Things Stand
    Jean Godby, Senior Research Scientist, OCLC

  • Workshops (concurrent, attendees can choose 1 of 2)
    • Visitors and Residents Interactive Mapping
      Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Senior Research Scientist and Director of User Research, and William Harvey, Consulting Software Engineer, OCLC
    • Taxonomy
      Joseph Busch, Founder and Principal Consultant of Taxonomy Strategies


For more information:

Patrick A. Confer
Web Projects Manager
OCLC Research