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, Works in Progress
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, 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.
File: video, 58 minutes 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.
File: video, 52 minutes Topics: Research Library Partnership, Collection Management, Works in Progress
This webinar shares findings from the report “Practices and Patterns in Research Information Management: Findings from a Global Survey,” which provides a comprehensive view of international RIM practices and offers insights for libraries building or considering RIM services.
File: video, 48 minutes Topics: Research Information Management, Research Library Partnership, Works in Progress
In this webinar, members of the OCLC Research and Product teams discuss the history and strategy behind bringing IIIF support to CONTENTdm, the relationship between OCLC Research and the Product team in building a production service, and the upcoming work to implement the IIIF Discovery API specification at scale and to advance the standard.
File: video, 48 minutes Topics: IIIF, Research Library Partnership, Works in Progress
In the third and final webinar of the three-part Realities of Data Management webinar series, we examine how institutions are making decisions about infrastructures, services, and personnel to support local RDM services.
File: video, 60 minutes Topics: Research Data Management, Research Library Partnership, Works in Progress
In the second webinar of the three-part Realities of Data Management webinar series, we continue to explore the factors influencing institutional decision making when developing resources and support for research data management. Here we present an incentives model that shapes local needs.
File: video, 57 minutes Topics: Research Data Management, Research Library Partnership, Works in Progress
Several research libraries have joined with OCLC in a joint research project prototyping a new suite of linked data services. In this webinar, learn about this unique project uses the out-of-the-box services from Wikibase and a high-quality set of name entities available from FAST, VIAF, and Wikidata.
File: video, 60 minutes Topics: Linked Data, Wikimedia, Research Library Partnership, Works in Progress
OCLC Research’s 2018 International Linked Data Survey for Implementers attracted responses from 81 institutions in 20 countries. Together, they described 104 linked data projects or services that have been or are being implemented. In this webinar, Karen Smith-Yoshimura goes over the results of the survey.
File: video, 38 minutes Topics: Linked Data, Research Library Partnership, Works in Progress