Presentations

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

Trends and Priorities in Canadian Research Libraries: Results of a CARL-OCLC Survey

Trends and Priorities in Canadian Research Libraries: Results of a CARL-OCLC Survey

By Vivian Lewis and Merrilee Proffitt

California Academic & Research Libraries (CARL) virtual presentation
Virtual

This presentation focuses on findings from the 2018's Canadian Association of Research Libraries and OCLC Research survey of research libraries in Canada as well as comparative data from complementary surveys conducted by OCLC Research in partnership with the Council of Australian University Libraries and Research Libraries UK.

File: pptx, 9.1MB   Topics: Research Library Partnership, Library Futures

Digging into the Research: An Overview of Models and Networks

Digging into the Research: An Overview of Models and Networks

By Brian Lavoie, Rebecca Bryant, and Merrilee Proffitt

OCLC RLP Research Retreat
Dublin, OH (USA)

Three researchers and program officers share how OCLC Research develops models to help research libraries (and others) with sensemaking, striving for our models to be useful and to facilitate big picture thinking.

File: pptx, 8.8MB   Topics: Research Methods, Research Library Partnership

Trends and Priorities in Canadian Research Libraries: Results of a CARL-OCLC Survey

Trends and Priorities in Canadian Research Libraries: Results of a CARL-OCLC Survey

By Vivian Lewis and Merrilee Proffitt

CNI Spring Membership Meeting
St. Louis, MO (USA)

This briefing focused on findings from the 2018's Canadian Association of Research Libraries and OCLC Research survey of research libraries in Canada as well as comparative data from complementary surveys conducted by OCLC Research in partnership with the Council of Australian University Libraries and Research Libraries UK.

File: pptx, 9.1MB   Topics: Research Library Partnership, Library Futures

Better Together: Effective Partnerships for Libraries Archives and Museums

Better Together: Effective Partnerships for Libraries Archives and Museums

By Jennifer Gunter King and Merrilee Proffitt

SAA Research Forum
Washington, DC (USA)

Learn about what OCLC Research has done since publishing the report Beyond the Silos of the LAMs: Collaboration Among Libraries, Archives and Museums and with connecting the concept of convergence to the more recent report Research and Learning Agenda for Archives, Special, and Distinctive Collections in Research Libraries.

File: pptx, 1.4MB   Topics: Libraries, Archives and Museums, Research Agendas

Wikipedia and OCLC

Wikipedia and OCLC

By Merrilee Proffitt

NFAIS Virtual Workshop
Virtual

Learn all about OCLC's work with Wikpedia and the Wikipedia + Libraries project, which helps library staff leverage Wikipedia in their communities.

File: pptx, 7.9MB   Topics: Wikimedia, WorldCat

Wikipedia and OCLC

Wikipedia and OCLC

By Merrilee Proffitt

2018 ALA Annual Conference & Exhibition
New Orleans, Louisiana (USA)

Learn how OCLC and the Wikimedia Foundation's Wikipedia Library are partnering to link citations in Wikipedia to millions of library materials represented in WorldCat, and the Wikipedia + Libraries project helping libraries leverage Wikipedia with their communities.

File: pptx, 4.1MB   Topics: Wikimedia, WorldCat

OCLC Research Survey on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

OCLC Research Survey on Equity, Diversity, and Inclusion

By Merrilee Proffitt

RLUK Conference 2018
London (UK)

Proffitt shares results from a survey of OCLC Research Library Partners on equity, diversity, and inclusion (EDI) efforts within the Partnership that could inform specific follow-up activities to provide assistance and inform practice.

File: pdf, 2MB   Topics: Equity, Diversity, Inclusion

EMEA Innovation Survey

EMEA Innovation Survey

By Merrilee Proffitt and Titia van der Werf

OCLC EMEARC18
Scotland (UK)

Find out the results of a survey conducted by OCLC, in which libraries at 238 research universities in the UK, the Netherlands, Germany, Austria, Switzerland, Denmark, Spain, France, and Italy, shared intelligence regarding trends, capacities, and priorities within the European research library community.

File: pptx, 6MB   Topics: Library Futures