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College, consortium, collaboration, collective collection

College, consortium, collaboration, collective collection

By Lorcan Dempsey, Constance Malpas

Boston Library Consortium Board meeting
Virtual

This presentation was to provide BLC Directors with some context for thinking about collective collections, which is a topic of discussion within the consortium.

Topics: Collective Collections, Library Consortia

Collection Directions: A conversation about shared library collections and services in a swiftly changing environment

Collection Directions: A conversation about shared library collections and services in a swiftly changing environment

By Lorcan Dempsey

In this video, join the Orbis Cascade Alliance and OCLC in an exploration of how this landscape is evolving and how member libraries are adapting, including a keynote address by Lorcan Dempsey, Chief Strategist and Vice President of Membership and Research at OCLC, followed by a lively panel discussion featuring a cross-section of library leaders from Orbis Cascade Alliance, and an audience Q&A.

A similar version of this presentation was given during the 2020 MOBIUS Annual Conference.

Topics: Library Consortia, Researcher Support, Student Support

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

University Futures, Library Futures: Emerging Directions in Shared Library Services: A Discussion with Shared Library and Consortium Directors

University Futures, Library Futures: Emerging Directions in Shared Library Services: A Discussion with Shared Library and Consortium Directors

By Constance Malpas

ALA Midwinter Conference
Denver, CO (US)

Malpas details the University Futures, Library Futures project that examined the impact of increasing differentiation of US higher education on the organization of academic libraries; and the shift from collection-centric model of excellence to engagement-oriented model supporting distinctive needs of parent institution.

Topics: Library Consortia, Library Trends