This presentation provides an overview of OCLC’s Membership and Research Division, focusing on how the OCLC Research Library Partnership supports the institutions it serves. Highlights include our Research and Learning Agenda for Archives, Special, and Distinctive Collections in Research Libraries; work to supporting stewardship of rare and unique AV Materials; the Collection Building and Operational Impacts working group; and research work in support of a national archival discovery infrastructure for the National Archival Finding Aid Network (NAFAN).
Topics: Archives and Special Collections, Research Library Partnership
Austin, Texas (USA)
Weber gives a preview of the communication and cost estimation tools the Collection Building and Operational Impacts working group is developing. The group’s work centers on examining current collecting and collection management practices, building tools to help integrate collection management considerations into the collection development process, and facilitating communication between colleagues.
Topics: Research Library Partnership, Archives and Special Collections
In this webinar, members of the SHARES Sharing Special Collections Working Group provide an update on the development of a framework of protocols for the interlending of special collections materials among SHARES libraries.
Topics: SHARES, Archives and Special Collections, Research Library Partnership
In this “office hours” style webinar, Chela Scott Weber gives an overview of the Research and Learning Agenda for Archives, Special, and Distinctive Collections in Research Libraries, and hosts a conversation for RLP members to ask questions and give input on where action from the RLP is most beneficial for their institutions.
Topics: Research Library Partnership, Archives and Special Collections, Works in Progress