Presentations

Smarter Data for Smarter Libraries

Smarter Data for Smarter Libraries

By Rachel Frick, Jeff Mixter

OCLC Americas Regional Council
Baltimore, Maryland (USA)

Frick and Mixter make the case for viewing collections as data, how analyzing institutional repository data can provide intelligence on how library materials are being used, the importance of analytics, and OCLC's work in and support of IIIF.

File: pptx, 53.4MB   Topics: IIIF, Research Data Management

Community Discovery and Ideation: Creating Smart Libraries

Community Discovery and Ideation: Creating Smart Libraries

By Betha Gutsche, Mary Lou Carolan

OCLC Americas Regional Council
Baltimore, Maryland (USA)

Gutsche and Carolan share details of the Small Libraries Create Smart Spaces project, give an overview of what active learning means for libraries, and how libraries can use community discovery to explore the needs and aspirations of their patrons.

File: pptx, 23.4MB   Topics: WebJunction

Using the Semantic Web to Improve Knowledge of Translations

Using the Semantic Web to Improve Knowledge of Translations

By Karen Smith-Yoshimura

International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications
Washington, DC (USA)

Smith-Yoshimura describes how Worldcat contains many rich cataloguing records for translations and how the semantic web can be used to improve associations and present information in the preferred language of the user.

File: pptx, 6.8MB   Topics: Linked Data

Decolonizing Descriptions: Finding, Naming and Changing the Relationship between Indigenous People, Libraries and Archives

Decolonizing Descriptions: Finding, Naming and Changing the Relationship between Indigenous People, Libraries and Archives

By Christine Bone, Sharon Farnel, Sheila Laroque, Brett Lougheed

This webinar examined how two different organizations – the Association for Manitoba Archives and the University of Alberta Libraries – began the processes of examining subject headings and classification schemes as they relate to Indigenous people.

File: video, 55 minutes   Topics: Works in Progress, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Libraries, Library Users, and Collections

Libraries, Library Users, and Collections

By Lorcan Dempsey

Jack E. & Debbie T. Thomas Endowed Lecture Series
Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri (USA).

Lorcan Dempsey, Vice President of Membership and Research, and Chief Strategist, at OCLC discusses three trends that are changing the character of library collections: the facilitated collection, the collective collection, and the inside-out collection.

File: pptx, 11.8MB   Topics: Collective Collections

HathiTrust and Shared Print

HathiTrust and Shared Print

By Lizanne Payne

In this recorded webinar, HathiTrust's Shared Print Program Officer describes the current status and future plans of implementing a shared print agreement among its members to secure long-term availability of print volumes corresponding to HathiTrust digital holdings.

File: video   Topics: Shared Print, Works in Progress

Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Work in the MIT Libraries’ Collections Directorate

Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Work in the MIT Libraries’ Collections Directorate

By Michelle Baildon, Rhonda Kauffman

This webinar recording explores how MIT Libraries implemented the recommendations of its Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice Task Force, with a focus on the work of the Scholarly Communication and Collections Strategy department.

File: video, 58 minutes   Topics: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Works in Progress

Smart Spaces for Small Libraries

Smart Spaces for Small Libraries

By Betha Gutsche

Association for Rural & Small Libraries
St. George, Utah (USA)

Learn from the dynamic experiences of fifteen small libraries, who re-imagined and reconfigured “smart spaces,” where community members co-create, participate in hands-on learning, and strengthen social connections.

File: pptx, 16.5   Topics: WebJunction

Advancing the National Digital Platform Survey Findings

Advancing the National Digital Platform Survey Findings

By Kendra Morgan

Indiana Memory DPLAfest
Indianapolis, Indiana (USA)

In this presentation, Morgan shares findings from a national survey that identified the extent of public libraries' efforts to digitize unique collections, the obstacles that prevent digitization, and opportunities to accelerate digitization.

File: pptx, 6.9MB