Presentations

Wikipedia Shaming

Wikipedia Shaming: Authority dilemmas across educational stages

By Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Christopher Cyr, Rachel Elrod, Joyce Kasman Valenza

ALA Annual 2021
Virtual

As Wikipedia reaches maturity, celebrating its 21st birthday this coming year, isn't it time to consider its adulthood? Results from our research of 175 students, which used a simulated set of Google search results to see how students select and judge resources for a research project, suggest we should. Since its birth, students have been generally discouraged from using Wikipedia, but as this collaborative reference tool has evolved, so should our consideration of its value.

Topics: Wikimedia, Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

Case Studies of US Research Information Management

Case Studies of US Research Information Management

By Rebecca Bryant

VIVO 2021 International Conference
virtual

This session previews the findings from a forthcoming OCLC Research report on Research Information Management Practices in the United States (http://oc.lc/us-rim-project), scheduled for early fall 2021.

Topics: Research Information Management

Bringing IIIF Manifests to Life in Wikidata with Mirador 3 - 2021 IIIF Annual Conference

Bringing IIIF Manifests to Life in Wikidata with Mirador 3 - 2021 IIIF Annual Conference

By Jeff Mixter, Gina Solares

IIIF Annual Conference
virtual

This presentation discusses and demonstrates a Wikidata user script that, for items that include a IIIF Presentation Manifest URL, will embed the ProjectMirador viewer and load the Manifest JSON so that the images referenced in the Manifest can be viewed in the context of other Wikidata statements about the work.

Topics: Wikimedia, IIIF

Visions of Transformation for a New Model Library

Visions of Transformation for a New Model Library

By Ixchel M. Faniel

Cooperating Raleigh Colleges' Library Workshop 2021
virtual

During this presentation, Ixchel Faniel shares findings from an OCLC Research project that looked into the future with twenty-nine global leaders from public, two-year, four-year, and research libraries. As these leaders reflected on their responses during the COVID-19 pandemic, they discussed the changes they want to take into the future.

Topics: New Model Library, Open Access, Library Consortia, Institutional Organization

Open for All, Reusable for Whom?: A Review of What Data Reusers Want and How Data Repositories Can Deliver.

Open for All, Reusable for Whom?: A Review of What Data Reusers Want and How Data Repositories Can Deliver

By Ixchel M. Faniel, Lisa Johnston, Katie Wissel

Open Repositories 2021
virtual

Drawing from data reuse studies, we create a feature set to assess how data repositories are meeting data reuse needs. We use our findings to showcase desirable features in use to prototype the design of a reuser-oriented data repository that developers can use to improve their data repository interface.

Topics: Open Access, Research Data Management

Opening slide of Transitioning to the Next Generation of Metadata presentation

Transitioning to the Next Generation of Metadata

By Titia van der Werf, Ellen Hartman

Days of Knowledge Organization conference 2021
virtual

Titia van der Werf and Ellen Hartman presented on the findings from the RLP Metadata Managers Focus Group discussions (as published in Karen Smith-Yoshimura's Report) and the OCLC Research round table discussions (held in March 2021) on the Next Generation of Metadata.

Topics: Metadata

The New Model Library

The New Model Library

By OCLC Research and the WMS Community Leadership Team

virtual

During this session, the OCLC Research team and the WMS Community Leadership team discuss emerging library models. This session includes immediate and long-term considerations for library leaders and library staff as a result of changing practices and environments.

Topics: New Model Library

SHARES Sharing Special Collections draft principles and protocols

SHARES Sharing Special Collections: draft principles and protocols

By Dennis Massie, Brian Miller

virtual

These draft Principles and Protocols are meant to reflect the SHARES philosophy of liberal lending policies which promote access, enrich research, and support a collaborative environment between partner libraries. 

Topics: SHARES, Archives and Special Collections

OCLC-LIBER Workshop Series on Social Interoperability: Workshop 3

Social Interoperability Workshop 3: Making Your Plan for Developing Cross-Functional Relationships at Our Institution

By Rebecca Bryant, Brian Lavoie, Annette Dortmund

OCLC-LIBER Workshop Series
virtual

In this final workshop, the trainers offer some additional resources to support participants. Participants share what they’ve learned, describe what tactics they will adapt, and develop a list of activities they plan to adopt.

Topics: Research Data Management, Research Support, Research Information Management