This presentation provides an overview of OCLC’s Membership and Research Division, focusing on how the OCLC Research Library Partnership supports the institutions it serves. Highlights include our Research and Learning Agenda for Archives, Special, and Distinctive Collections in Research Libraries; work to supporting stewardship of rare and unique AV Materials; the Collection Building and Operational Impacts working group; and research work in support of a national archival discovery infrastructure for the National Archival Finding Aid Network (NAFAN).
Topics: Archives and Special Collections, Research Library Partnership
In this session with OCLC Research, learn how libraries have strengthened community by connecting, collaborating, and supporting each other amid a tumultuous and ever-shifting landscape.
Topics: Research Library Partnership, New Model Library
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
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.
Topics: Open Access, Research Library Partnership, Works in Progress
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.
Topics: Research Library Partnership, Archives and Special Collections
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.
Topics: SHARES, Archives and Special Collections, Research Library Partnership
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.
Topics: Linked Data, Research Library Partnership, Wikimedia, Works in Progress
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.
Topics: SHARES, Research Library Partnership, Works in Progress
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.
Topics: Research Library Partnership, Collection Management, Works in Progress
Richmond, VA (USA)
Weber provides an overview of the OCLC Research Library Partnership, current areas of focus and investigation, and opportunities for involvement.
Topics: Research Library Partnership