Case studies in cross-institutional collaboration

“OH, THE PLACES YOU’LL GO” together: Case studies in cross-institutional collaboration

By Rebecca Bryant, Alison Hitchens, Ian Milligan, Anne Rauh

2022 Charleston Conference

This presentation includes a brief introduction to social interoperability followed by two rich case studies of successful cross-campus collaboration by panelists at Syracuse and Waterloo Universities.

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

Next Generation Metadata as a Transformative Change

Next Generation Metadata as a Transformative Change

By Annette Dortmund

Linked Data and International Standards for Cultural Heritage Conference at the KBR, the Royal Library of Belgium

In this session, Dortmund shares lessons learned in OCLC’s work and research to date but will also enumerate a number of remaining challenges that require library engagement to address.

Topics: Linked Data, Metadata

NAFAN Building a Natinal Finding Aid Network

NAFAN Building a National Finding Aid Network Research Update

By Merrilee Proffitt, Lesley A. Langa, Chela Scott Weber

SAA: 2022 Research Forum Agenda

Across three presentations, the NAFAN research team shares an update on their work and preliminary research findings from focus groups interviews with archivists and a pop-up survey of archives users. They also discuss research questions, data collection and analysis methods, and efforts to align methods with project values and principles.

Understanding Archivists Needs for a National Finding Aid Platform

Understanding Factors that Shape Archivists’ Needs for a New National Finding Aid Platform

By Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Leslie Langa, Merrilee Proffitt, Chela Scott Weber

LRRT Chair's Program: Research Forum and Awards Presentation, ALA Annual 2022
Washington, DC

The authors identify and discuss the opportunities and challenges archivists experience when describing archival materials, sharing archival description on the web, and making decisions about whether or not to participate in current finding aid aggregations.

Topics: User Research, Archives and Special Collections