Presentations

The Shift to Open at University and Research Libraries Worldwide (video)

The Shift to Open at University and Research Libraries Worldwide (video)

By Titia van der Werf

During this webinar, Titia van der Werf will share results pertaining to the category of university and research libraries, which formed the largest group of respondents and provided a powerful and current snapshot of the state of open content support in higher education and research worldwide.

File: video, 53 minutes   Topics: Open Access, Research Library Partnership

Building Tools for Informed Decision-making: An Update From the OCLC Research Collection Building and Operational Impacts Working Group

Building Tools for Informed Decision-making: An Update From the OCLC Research Collection Building and Operational Impacts Working Group

By Chela Scott Weber

Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting
Austin, Texas (USA)

Weber gives a preview of the communication and cost estimation tools the Collection Building and Operational Impacts working group is developing. The group’s work centers on examining current collecting and collection management practices, building tools to help integrate collection management considerations into the collection development process, and facilitating communication between colleagues.

File: pptx, 10.1MB   Topics: Research Library Partnership, Archives and Special Collections

OCLC RLP SHARES Sharing Special Collections Working Group Update

OCLC RLP SHARES Sharing Special Collections Working Group Update (video)

By Ralph Baylor, Lesliediana Jones, Brian Miller, Richard Zwiercan, Dennis Massie

In this webinar, members of the SHARES Sharing Special Collections Working Group provide 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, Archives and Special Collections, Research Library Partnership

Case Studies from Project Passage Focusing on Wikidata’s Multilingual Support

Case Studies from Project Passage Focusing on Wikidata’s Multilingual Support (video)

By Karen Smith-Yoshimura and Xiaoli Li

This webinar 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, Research Library Partnership, Wikimedia

OCLC RLP SHARES Policy Rethink: Outcomes and Next Steps  (video)

OCLC RLP SHARES Policy Rethink: Outcomes and Next Steps (video)

By Zach Lane, Beth Posner, Dennis Massie

The SHARES resource sharing consortium’s leadership and participants recently concluded a year-long exercise aimed at rethinking SHARES policies and values. The goal of the exercise was to ensure that SHARES remains on track to play a vibrant role in a resource sharing future where the emphasis is always on the patron, and where consortia will increasingly be the venue for the advancement of library collections and services. Learn about the work in this webinar.

File: video, 58 minutes   Topics: SHARES, Research Library Partnership

OCLC RLP Collection Building and Operational Impacts Working Group Update

OCLC RLP Collection Building and Operational Impacts Working Group Update (video)

By Chela Scott Weber, Gordon Daines, Carrie Hintz, Mary Kidd

In this webinar, the Collection Building and Operational Impacts Working Group shares its work to explore the intersections between current collecting and collection management practices; seek ways to better integrate collection management considerations into the collection development process; and bring together colleagues across these important, interdependent functions.

File: video, 52 minutes   Topics: Research Library Partnership, Collection Management

OCLC Research Library Partnership: Overview & Opportunities​

OCLC Research Library Partnership: Overview & Opportunities​

By Chela Scott Weber

Independent Research Libraries Association (IRLA) Annual Directors’ Meeting
Richmond, VA​ (USA)

Weber provides an overview of the OCLC Research Library Partnership, current areas of focus and investigation, and opportunities for involvement.

File: pptx, 19.7MB   Topics: 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

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