Members of the SHARES Sharing Special Collections Working Group provided an update on the development of a framework of protocols for the interlending of special collections materials among SHARES libraries.
File: video, 54 minutes Topics: SHARES
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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
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