Presentations

IIIF Change Discovery in Action: Findings from an OCLC Research Experiment

IIIF Change Discovery in Action: Findings from an OCLC Research Experiment

By Jeff Mixter

IIIF Annual Conference
Göttingen, Germany

OCLC Research is participating in the IIIF Discovery Working Group's on-going effort to develop a "Change Discovery API". The Change Discovery API will provide the information needed to discover and subsequently make use of IIIF resources.

File: ppt, 68MB   Topics: IIIF, Linked Data

OCLC Research Update: Active Engagement

OCLC Research Update: Active Engagement

By Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Andrew K. Pace, Chela Scott Weber

ALA Annual Conference
Washington, DC (USA)

OCLC Research examines the challenges and issues currently facing libraries and explores new and emerging areas of librarianship.  

File: pptx, 99.2MB  

Libraries and the Opioid Epidemic: Community-based Responses

Libraries and the Opioid Epidemic: Community-based Responses

By Sharon Streams, Lynn Silipigni Connaway, Michelle Jeske, Marion Rorke

ALA Annual 2019
Washington, DC (USA)

In this session, panelists share insights gained from the case studies conducted as part of the Public Libraries Respond to the Opioid Epidemic with Their Community project, as well as cross-sector discussions about emerging practices, opportunities, and challenges, and identify resources to help library staff guide their libraries’ response to the opioid crisis.

File: ppt, 16.6MB   Topics: WebJunction

The Limits to Growth: an Introduction

The Limits to Growth: an Introduction

By Chela Scott Weber

RBMS 2019
Baltimore, MD

While colleagues in the circulating library have developed sophisticated collective collection strategies as an alternative to building comprehensive collections, the growth imperative has gone relatively unexamined in special collections. This panel explores our responsibilities related to resource allocation and collection growth in the age of climate change, and imagine what it might look like to alter our growth patterns.   

File: pptx, 14.5MB   Topics: Collective Collections, Special Collections

Case Studies from Project Passage Focusing on Wikidata’s Multilingual Support

Case Studies from Project Passage Focusing on Wikidata’s Multilingual Support

By Karen Smith-Yoshimura and Xiaoli Li

This presentation highlights some key lessons from our experiences in the OCLC Research’s Linked Data Wikibase Prototype (“Project Passage”) regarding Wikidata’s multilingual support. It focuses on two case studies from the upcoming report on the pilot: Chinese descriptions and representing works and their associated translations.

File: video, 53 minutes   Topics: Linked Data

OCLC RLP SHARES Policy Rethink: Outcomes and Next Steps

OCLC RLP SHARES Policy Rethink: Outcomes and Next Steps

By Dennis Massie, Zack Lane, and Beth Posner

Representatives of the SHARES resource sharing consortium highlight outcomes from recently concluded activities aimed at rethinking SHARES policies and values. Outcomes and next steps from this SHARES Policy Rethink are presented from three viewpoints: a SHARES Executive Group member, a newcomer to SHARES who recently joined the SHARES Best Practices Working Group, and the longtime SHARES program coordinator.

File: pptx, 3.7   Topics: SHARES, Resource Sharing

The Costs of “Open”: Preliminary Results from a Global Survey

The Costs of “Open”: Preliminary Results from a Global Survey

By Merrilee Proffitt

SCONUL Summer Conference 2019
Manchester (UK)

OCLC conducted a worldwide survey in 2018 that focused on libraries’ ambitions, realities, and investments in support of open content. Here we examine definitions of “open” and share preliminary findings from more than 700 responses on library investments, assessments, and planning.

File: pptx, 7.7MB   Topics: Open Access

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.

File: pptx, 3.6MB   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.

File: pptx, 5.3MB   Topics: Open Access