In this session, OCLC Research staff summarised findings from interviews with 29 library leaders from 11 countries conducted during the height of the pandemic, the themes of which were synthesized in the briefing, The New Model Library: Pandemic Effects and Library Directions.
Topics: New Model Library
Join this webinar to learn about the latest research from the REALM project and how to incorporate this information into local decision making.
Topics: Works in Progress
Philadelphia, PA, USA
In this session, OCLC staff highlighted recent examples of OCLC Research’s collaborative initiatives, presented on a multi-sector collaboration with public libraries in response to the opioid epidemic and discussed OCLC’s current initiatives around operationalizing linked data.
Topics: Opioid Crisis, Linked Data, Research Library Partnership
Shepherdstown, West Virginia, USA
Morgan provides an overview of the research and the outcomes of the OCLC and Public Library Association project "Public Libraries Respond to the Opioid Crisis with Their Communities" in this presentation.
Baltimore, Maryland (USA)
Morgan shares findings and key takeaways from a survey of 769 public libraries and 47 state libraries on the state of digitization in libraries covering current efforts, strategy, barriers, and training.
Indianapolis, Indiana (USA)
In this presentation, Morgan shares findings from a national survey that identified the extent of public libraries' efforts to digitize unique collections, the obstacles that prevent digitization, and opportunities to accelerate digitization.