Presentations

Case Studies from Project Passage Focusing on Wikidata’s Multilingual Support

Case Studies from Project Passage Focusing on Wikidata’s Multilingual Support (video)

By Karen Smith-Yoshimura and Xiaoli Li

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)

OCLC RLP SHARES Policy Rethink: Outcomes and Next Steps (video)

By Zach Lane, Beth Posner, Dennis Massie

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

OCLC RLP Collection Building and Operational Impacts Working Group Update (video)

By Chela Scott Weber, Gordon Daines, Carrie Hintz, Mary Kidd

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

Deakin Genie

Deakin Genie

By Steve White, Danni Johnson, Jane Miller

Watch this recorded webinar to learn about Deakin Genie, a smartphone based virtual assistant designed to provide relevant information and resources to students via a voice controlled app.

Topics: Works in Progress, Student Support

Collections as Data

Collections as Data (video)

By Thomas Padilla

In this webinar, Principle Investigator Thomas Padilla introduces the concept of collections as data and describes its progressive development across two grant-funded projects.

Topics: Works in Progress

Practices and Patterns in Research Information Management: Findings from a Global Survey

Practices and Patterns in Research Information Management: Findings from a Global Survey (video)

By Rebecca Bryant, Anna Clements, Jan Fransen

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