Andrew K. Pace

Executive Director for Technical Research

Andrew K. Pace

Andrew is responsible for building a coordinated R&D strategy between OCLC Research, Global Product Management, and Global Technologies. Andrew leads a team of research scientists and engineers who track library and broader trends, develop research directions, and represent OCLC in relevant community venues and discussions. Previously he was Executive Director, Management Services where he directed projects that move library management services to the cloud to gain library efficiencies. Prior to joining OCLC, Andrew was Head of Information Technology at North Carolina State University Libraries, where he spent nine years participating in several digital library projects. Andrew is a Past President of the Library Information Technology Association (LITA), a division of ALA, and is a current member of the ALA Executive Board for 2016-2019.

Contact Andrew

OCLC Research Update: Active Engagement

OCLC Research Update: Active Engagement

By Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Andrew K. Pace, Chela Scott Weber

ALA Annual Conference
Washington, DC (USA)

OCLC Research examines the challenges and issues currently facing libraries and explores new and emerging areas of librarianship.  

File: video, 49 minutes  

Ideation to Prototype: Turning new ideas into useful services

Ideation to Prototype: Turning new ideas into useful services

By Andrew Pace

LD4 Conference on Linked Data in Libraries
Boston, Massachusetts, USA

Using the Wikibase Linked Data Prototype as an example, Pace will outline 5 simple steps for managing a complex project that will improve your chances for getting from an experiment to a production service.

File: pptx, 11MB   Topics: Linked Data

From Prototype to Production: Turning Good Ideas into Useful Library Services

From Prototype to Production: Turning Good Ideas into Useful Library Services

By Andrew K. Pace and Holly Tomren

CNI Fall 2018 Membership Meeting
Washington, DC (USA)

This session explores two projects at different points of the prototype-to-production workflow: IIIF (integration of the International Image Interoperability Framework) into a digital discovery environment; and a Linked Data Wikibase prototype (reconciliation tool and editor built to match library metadata workflows) transitioning to production. Temple University presents from the experimenter and practitioner point of view.

File: pptx, 19.4MB   Topics: IIIF, Linked Data, Metadata Workflows

View all of Andrew's presentations >>