OCLC Research & Programming Directory

OCLC Research is organized around different areas of library research and ways libraries can engage with each other and library learning. The areas of the division are: Technical Research, Library Trends and User Research, the Research Library Partnership, and WebJunction. Explore the bios, projects, publications, and presentations of individual members of OCLC Research.


WebJunction builds the knowledge, skills, and confidence of library staff to power strong libraries that are the heart of vibrant communities. A program of OCLC Research, WebJunction is free and welcome to all libraries to use, regardless of size, type, or location. The staff here design the programs and create the many learning opportunties, including webinars, courses, articles, and special projects.

  • Karen de la O Medina

    Karen de la O Medina

    Senior Project Coordinator

    Provides public health expertise to Libraries Respond to the Opioid Crisis that supports libraries in reducing stigma and implementing prevention strategies.

  • Brooke Doyle

    Brooke Doyle

    Senior Project Coordinator

    Coordinates and contributes to research and writing projects in the Library Trends and User Research group.

  • Andrew Harbison

    Andrew Harbison

    Director, WebJunction

    Leads the strategy and team that designs, builds, and maintains the WebJunction online learning network for public library staff.

  • Steph Harmon

    Steph Harmon

    Program Design and Development Manager

    Leads institutional fundraising, program design and strategic partnerships for grant-funded initiatives that benefit library practitioners.

  • Liz Mills

    Liz Mills

    Program Manager

    Leads projects that enable public libraries and their staff to identify and respond to community needs using evidence-based practices and strategies.

  • Kendra Morgan

    Kendra Morgan

    Program Director

    Responsible for the delivery and management of WebJunction's core continuing education services for library staff, as well as leading grant-funded projects.

  • Dale Musselman

    Dale Musselman

    Senior Program Manager

    Designs, implements and supports WebJunction projects with a focus on library staff learning. Dale also oversees WebJunction’s learning management system.

  • Jennifer Peterson

    Jennifer Peterson

    Community Manager

    Coordinates WebJunction’s webinar programming, works with the WebJunction.org website and social media presence, and supports various grant projects.

  • Mercy Procaccini

    Mercy Procaccini

    Senior Program Officer

    Facilitates learning and engagement opportunities, including the Metadata Managers Focus Group and the Works in Progress webinar series.

  • Rain Sissel

    Rain Sissel

    Instructional Designer

    Creates and manages learning experiences to support the continued education of public library staff, empowering them to implement community-oriented solutions to modern challenges.