The Shift to Open at University and Research Libraries Worldwide (video)
During this webinar, Titia van der Werf will share results pertaining to the category of university and research libraries, which formed the largest group of respondents and provided a powerful and current snapshot of the state of open content support in higher education and research worldwide.
Topics: Open Access, Research Library Partnership, Works in Progress
Case Studies from Project Passage Focusing on Wikidata’s Multilingual Support (video)
This webinar highlights some key lessons from our experiences in the OCLC Research’s Linked Data Wikibase Prototype (“Project Passage”) regarding Wikidata’s multilingual support. It focuses on two case studies from the upcoming report on the pilot: Chinese descriptions and representing works and their associated translations.
Topics: Linked Data, Research Library Partnership, Wikimedia, Works in Progress
OCLC RLP SHARES Policy Rethink: Outcomes and Next Steps (video)
The SHARES resource sharing consortium’s leadership and participants recently concluded a year-long exercise aimed at rethinking SHARES policies and values. The goal of the exercise was to ensure that SHARES remains on track to play a vibrant role in a resource sharing future where the emphasis is always on the patron, and where consortia will increasingly be the venue for the advancement of library collections and services. Learn about the work in this webinar.
Topics: SHARES, Research Library Partnership, Works in Progress
OCLC RLP Collection Building and Operational Impacts Working Group Update (video)
In this webinar, the Collection Building and Operational Impacts Working Group shares its work to explore the intersections between current collecting and collection management practices; seek ways to better integrate collection management considerations into the collection development process; and bring together colleagues across these important, interdependent functions.
Topics: Research Library Partnership, Collection Management, Works in Progress
Practices and Patterns in Research Information Management: Findings from a Global Survey (video)
This webinar shares findings from the report “Practices and Patterns in Research Information Management: Findings from a Global Survey,” which provides a comprehensive view of international RIM practices and offers insights for libraries building or considering RIM services.
Topics: Research Information Management, Research Library Partnership, Works in Progress