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