Presentations

OCLC-LIBER Workshop Series on Social Interoperability: Workshop 1

OCLC-LIBER Workshop Series on Social Interoperability—Workshop 1: Understanding social and structural norms that shape academic institutional collaboration

By Rebecca Bryant, Brian Lavoie, Annette Dortmund

OCLC-LIBER Workshop Series on Social Interoperability: Building Strategic Relationships to Advance Open Scholarship at Your Institution
virtual

The first workshop explores the social and structural norms that shape academic institutional collaboration, particularly examining the model of universities as “complex, adaptive systems.” It also introduces participants to key institutional stakeholders in research support. Participants engage in small group discussions about the challenges and barriers to collaboration at their institutions and begin work to create a mapping of their institutional structures.

Topics: Research Data Management, Research Support

Facilitating Successful Cross-Campus Partnerships to Further the University Research Enterprise

Facilitating Successful Cross-Campus Partnerships to Further the University Research Enterprise

By Rebecca Bryant

Australia New Zealand Partners Webinar
virtual

This presentation provides an introduction to the recent OCLC Research report, Social Interoperability in Research Support: Cross-Campus Partnerships and The University Research Enterprise. Bryant explains why this collaboration is important, who the stakeholders would be, identifies the categories of support-services this collaboration will likely surface, and provides strategies and practical advice about cross-campus relationship-building in research support.

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

The Rapidly Changing Research Information Management Landscape

The Rapidly Changing Research Information Management Landscape

By Rebecca Bryant

Expert Finder Systems International Forum 2021
virtual

Expert finder systems are part of a larger ecosystem of research information management, comprising a variety of use cases, systems, practices, workflows, and stakeholders. Bryant discusses the rapidly changing RIM landscape in the US, the focus of a current project at OCLC Research.

Topics: Research Information Management

Building Cross-campus Relationships

Building Cross-campus Relationships in Research Support Services

By Rebecca Bryant, Brian Lavoie

CNI Fall Membership Meeting
virtual

This presentation provides an overview of findings from the recent OCLC Research report “Social Interoperability in Research Support: Cross-Campus Partnerships and the University Research Enterprise.”

Topics: Research Data Management, Research Support

Round up, OCLC-LIBER Open Science Discussion Series

Round up, OCLC-LIBER Open Science Discussion Series

By Rachel Frick, Astrid Verheusen, Titia van der Werf, Rebecca Bryant

This concluding webinar to the LIBER-OCLC Open Science Discussion Series provided an overview of the small group discussions, highlighted some of the visions developed, challenges identified and collaboration opportunities identified, and outlined next steps and future opportunities for engagement.

Topics: Open Access

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Research Information Management in the United States

By Rebecca Bryant

Expertise Systems in Florida Universities: Collaboration Across Campus and Beyond
virtual

Bryant shares highlights of her research into Research Information Management, particularly describing primary US cases, how American practices are distinctive from European—and indeed—global practices, and the importance of cross-institutional collaboration to ensure quality data and reduce workflow duplication.

Recording available from Florida Universities on Zoom.

Topics: Research Information Management

Facilitating Technical Interoperability through Improved Social Interoperability

Facilitating Technical Interoperability through Improved Social Interoperability

By Rebecca Bryant

PIDapalooza
Lisbon, Portugal

This presentation shared about a current OCLC Research project on Institutional Stakeholders in Research Support, oc.lc/stakeholders. We are examining the operations, goals, and pain points of university stakeholders supporting research support activities in order to equip practitioners with greater knowledge for successfully managing enterprise projects. 

Topics: Institutional Organization, Organizational Identifiers, Research Support

Practices and Patterns: The Convergence of Repository and CRIS Functions

Practices and Patterns: The Convergence of Repository and CRIS Functions

By Rebecca Bryant, Pablo de Castro, Annette Dortmund, and Michele Mennielli

Open Repositories 2019
Hamburg, Germany

The report Practices and Patterns in Research Information Management: Findings from a Global Survey, shines a light onto the ever increasing coupling of its workflows to those traditionally associated with research information management (RIM, or CRIS) systems. Learn more about the findings of the survey conducted as part of this research.

Topics: Research Information Management

An "Open" Discussion: Findings from an OCLC Survey of Open Content Costs and Benefits

An "Open" Discussion: Findings from an OCLC Survey of Open Content Costs and Benefits

By Rebecca Bryant

euroCRIS Spring 2019 Memebership Meeting
Espoo/Helsinki (Finland)

OCLC conducted a survey that focused on libraries' ambitions, realities, and investments in support of open content that collected data about library open content activities across multiple internal silos. In this presentation, representatives from OCLC Research share preliminary findings from this global survey.

Topics: Open Access