Executive Director, Research Library Partnership
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.
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
Leiden (The Netherlands)
At this mini-symposium in Leiden, Rachel Frick shared details of recent collaborative work done in the area of research data management by OCLC Research and its network partners.
File: pptx, 17.8MB Topics: Research Data Management
Frick shares trends in collection management, and the role of persistent identifiers in research information management.
File: pptx, 16.1MB