Morgan shares findings and key takeaways from a survey of 769 public libraries and 47 state libraries on the state of digitization in libraries covering current efforts, strategy, barriers, and training.
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.
Topics: IIIF, Research Data Management
In this presentation, researchers Malpas and Stein delve into the University Futures, Library Futures project that examined the impact of increasing differentiation of US higher education on the organization of academic libraries.
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.
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.
Topics: Linked Data
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.
Topics: Works in Progress, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion
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.
Topics: Collective Collections
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.
Topics: Shared Print, Works in Progress
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.
Topics: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion, Works in Progress
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.