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
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
Vancouver, BC (Canada)
Lorcan Dempsey's keynote address from ICOLC focuses on consortial achievements and opportunities in scaling and innovation.
Topics: Library Consortia
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
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
Hong Kong (China)
Dempsey discusses how working at the consortial level can scale capacity, learning, innovation, and influence, but requires balancing library and consortial roles.
Topics: Library Consortia, Sourcing and Scaling