What comes next? Grappling with data, reconsidering workflows, and expanding collaboration following a large-scale collection survey
Learn how assessment data can inform future collection development decisions, collection management activities, and preservation priorities.
Topics: Archives and Special Collections, Collection Management, Works in Progress
The Evolving Collection and Shift to Open
OCLC Research and Product Services team up to share results from the OCLC Global Council Open Content Survey, which received 705 responses in 82 countries, and show how OCLC is committed to increasing access and integrating open content into its services.
Topics: Open Access, Collective Collections, Collection Management
OCLC RLP Collection Building and Operational Impacts Working Group Update (video)
In this webinar, the Collection Building and Operational Impacts Working Group shares its work to explore the intersections between current collecting and collection management practices; seek ways to better integrate collection management considerations into the collection development process; and bring together colleagues across these important, interdependent functions.
Topics: Research Library Partnership, Collection Management, Works in Progress
Collections, the Network, and Library Collaboration
Minneapolis, MN (USA)
Dempsey discusses the changing role of collections in research libraries and trends including inside out, facilitated, and collective collections.
Topics: Collective Collections, Collection Management, Library Consortia
The Changing Nature of Collections in a Network Environment
Dempsey explores concepts of the changing nature of collections. While collections remain central to research library services and mission, the concept of the collection has in fact changed, to the extent that boundaries between collections and other service areas are blurring.
Topics: Collection Management, Library Trends