Weber shares the suite of tools created by the OCLC Research Library Partnership’s Collection Building and Operational Impacts Working Group, designed to support shared, informed collection building decisions for special collections that factor in the full resources required for ongoing stewardship of a potential acquisition.
Recording available from CNI on Vimeo.
File: pptx, 17.5MB Topics: Archives and Special Collections
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.
File: pptx, 10.1MB Topics: Research Library Partnership, Archives and Special Collections
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.
File: video, 26 minutes Topics: Research Library Partnership, Archives and Special Collections, Works in Progress
Washington, DC (USA)
OCLC Research has a long history of work in the area of archives, special, and distinctive collections in research libraries. Weber discusses the many areas of investigation we are doing in these areas and next steps for the work.
File: pptx, 2.1MB Topics: Archives and Special Collections