Rachel Frick

Executive Director, Research Library Partnership

Rachel Frick

Rachel Frick directs OCLC's work and engagement with the Research Library Partnership, a venue for research libraries to undertake significant, innovative, collective action to benefit libraries, scholars and researchers everywhere.

Rachel has nearly 20 years of broad-based library experience, most recently with Digital Public Library of America (DPLA) where she was the Director of Business Development. In this position, she worked on DPLA’s sustainability plan, forged new relationships and developed strategic partnerships in order to build DPLA’s visibility and impact, such as the Open eBooks program. Prior to DPLA, Rachel served as the Digital Library Federation (DLF) Program Director at the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) for four years. In her capacity as DLF Director, she was instrumental in building a large and diverse community of practitioners, working to advance research, teaching and learning through the application of digital library research, technology and services. She also held senior positions at the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) and the University of Richmond, among other roles.

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Presentations

OCLC Research Update

OCLC Research Update (video)

By Rachel Frick, Kendra Morgan, Karen Smith-Yoshimura

ALA Midwinter
Philadelphia, PA, USA

In this session, OCLC staff highlighted recent examples of OCLC Research’s collaborative initiatives, presented on a multi-sector collaboration with public libraries in response to the opioid epidemic and discussed OCLC’s current initiatives around operationalizing linked data.

File: video   Topics: Opioid Crisis, Linked Data, Research Library Partnership

Leading the 21st Century Research Library

Leading the 21st Century Research Library

By Rachel Frick, Rebecca Bryant, Annette Dortmund, Karen Smith-Yoshimura, and Titia van der Werf

Research Library Partners Satellite Workshop
Marseille (France)

Program officers and researchers share recent OCLC Research into European practices related to linked data, research data management, persistent identifiers, open access, and research information management.

File: pptx, 15.3MB   Topics: Research Library Partnership, Linked Data, Research Data Management, Research Information Management, Open Access

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