2018 OCLC Research News
Academic Library Futures in a Diversified University System
In this chapter included in the book Higher Education in the Era of the Fourth Industrial Revolution, Dempsey and Malpas consider the future of the academic library in the context of a diversifying higher education system.
Assessing for Alignment: How to Win Collaborators and Influence Stakeholders
Published in the book Shaping the Campus Conversation on Student Learning and Experience: Activating the Results of Assessment in Action, this chapter reports on findings from an action-oriented research agenda project that examined how...
US Public Libraries: Marketing and Communications Landscape
To learn more about how public libraries communicate, OCLC conducted a survey among US public libraries that asked general questions about engagement efforts. Questions covered marketing concerns and barriers, communication channels, how they use ema...
An Exploration of the Irish Presence in the Published Record
Brian Lavoie and Lorcan Dempsey harness the power of WorldCat to reveal how the Irish presence in the published record is known and perceived throughout the world.
Descriptive Metadata for Web Archiving
The RLP Web Archiving Metadata Working Group has released three publications to help institutions improve metadata practices, provide a literature review of user needs, and review web harvesting tools.