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Library Consortia: Scale, Opportunity, Challenge

Library Consortia: Scale, Opportunity, Challenge

By Lorcan Dempsey

ICOLC
Vancouver, BC (Canada)

Lorcan Dempsey's keynote address from ICOLC focuses on consortial achievements and opportunities in scaling and innovation.

Topics: Library Consortia

Collections, the Network, and Library Collaboration

Collections, the Network, and Library Collaboration

By Lorcan Dempsey

University of Minnesota Libraries
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

Leadership, Scaling, OCLC

Leadership, Scaling, OCLC

By Lorcan Dempsey

The 6th North America-China Library Conference
Dublin, OH (USA)

Dempsey describes how scaling and library leadership are areas to explore and the role OCLC plays in these areas.

Topics: Sourcing and Scaling

The Changing Nature of Collections in a Network Environment

The Changing Nature of Collections in a Network Environment

By Lorcan Dempsey

TRY Library Staff Conference
Toronto (Canada)

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

Libraries, Library Users, and Collections

Libraries, Library Users, and Collections

By Lorcan Dempsey

Jack E. & Debbie T. Thomas Endowed Lecture Series
Washington University in St. Louis, Missouri (USA).

Lorcan Dempsey, Vice President of Membership and Research, and Chief Strategist, at OCLC discusses three trends that are changing the character of library collections: the facilitated collection, the collective collection, and the inside-out collection.

Topics: Collective Collections

The Irish Presence in the Published Record

The Irish Presence in the Published Record

By Lorcan Dempsey

CONUL Annual Conference
Athlone, (Ireland)

Dempsey shares OCLC Research's exploration of the national presence of countries in the published record - and in particular the cultural patterns and trends that can be discerned by exploring Ireland in the published record.

Topics: National Presence

The Network Reshapes the Research Library Collection

The Network Reshapes the Research Library Collection

By Lorcan Dempsey

CONUL Annual Conference
Athlone, (Ireland)

Dempsey provides an in-depth look into library collection trends, including collective collections, reconfiguration of research work, and reconfiguration of information space.

Topics: Collective Collections

Some Collection Directions: Inside Out, Facilitated, Collective

Some Collection Directions: Inside Out, Facilitated, Collective

By Lorcan Dempsey

Ohio Valley Technical Services Group Conference
Cincinnati, Ohio (USA)

Learn about new and evolving directions in collection management in libraries, including concepts such as inside out collections, facilitated collections, and collective collections.

Topics: Collective Collections