Presentations

Opening slide of Transitioning to the Next Generation of Metadata presentation

Transitioning to the Next Generation of Metadata

By Titia van der Werf, Ellen Hartman

Days of Knowledge Organization conference 2021
virtual

Titia van der Werf and Ellen Hartman presented on the findings from the RLP Metadata Managers Focus Group discussions (as published in Karen Smith-Yoshimura's Report) and the OCLC Research round table discussions (held in March 2021) on the Next Generation of Metadata.

Topics: Metadata

Metadata is changing – outcome from an EMEA wide discussion around the next generation of metadata.

Metadata is changing – outcome from an EMEA wide discussion around the next generation of metadata.

By Reinhard Altenhöner, Annette Dortmund, Titia van der Werf

After a series of discussions across EMEA, this winter, on the topic of ‘next generation metadata’ and ‘transforming metadata into linked data to improve digital collection discoverability’, this webinar summed up the main findings and shared experiences, in order for participants to gain confidence in planning ahead.

Topics: Metadata

The New Model Library

The New Model Library

By Brittany Brannon, Lynn Silipigni Connaway Ph.D., Jan Simane, Titia van der Werf

Library leaders had to make immediate changes because of the impact of the COVID-19 pandemic on their workflows and community offerings. This session reflected on their long-term vision for libraries as a result of changing practices and environments.

Topics: New Model Library

Round up, OCLC-LIBER Open Science Discussion Series

Round up, OCLC-LIBER Open Science Discussion Series

By Rachel Frick, Astrid Verheusen, Titia van der Werf, Rebecca Bryant

This concluding webinar to the LIBER-OCLC Open Science Discussion Series provided an overview of the small group discussions, highlighted some of the visions developed, challenges identified and collaboration opportunities identified, and outlined next steps and future opportunities for engagement.

Topics: Open Access

OCLC – A Brief Introduction

OCLC – A Brief Introduction

By Titia van der Werf

Séminaire Université de Lille
Lille, France

Delivered by Prof. Widad Mustafa El Hadi, this presentation provides a brief introduction to OCLC as an organization. It overviews OCLC’s history from its 1967 origins as the Ohio Computer Library Center to its role today as a global network of libraries, highlighting OCLC’s ongoing contribution to the diverse needs of libraries through innovative products, services, research, and continuing education opportunities.

The Effects of the Shift to Open on Research Libraries

The Effects of the Shift to Open on Research Libraries

By Titia van der Werf

IATUL SEMINAR 2019
Gdańsk, Poland

Last year, OCLC surveyed libraries from 82 countries around the world on their open content efforts, investments, and opinions. The majority (72% of 705 respondents) were from research and university libraries. In this session, Titia presents data from the majority group through the lens of Lorcan Dempsey’s collection directions and contextualizes the findings within the broader trend toward more openness. She also shares questions raised by the findings and suggests areas for further exploration.

Topics: Open Access, Collective Collections

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.

Topics: Open Access, Research Library Partnership, Works in Progress

Introducing the Theme (video)

OCLC Research Mini-symposium Part 1 - Introducing the Theme (video)

By Titia van der Werf

As the volume of digitized heritage collections continues to grow, memory institutions are challenged to making this open content discoverable and usable across repositories. At this mini-symposium in Leiden, guests learn about research & development work done in the area of digital image interoperability (IIIF), corpus-building and deep interactions with open collections by OCLC, and latest developments at Europeana and the Global Digitised Dataset Network

Topics: Open Access

Leading the 21st Century Research Library

Leading the 21st Century Research Library

By Rachel Frick, Rebecca Bryant, Annette Dortmund, Karen Smith-Yoshimura, and Titia van der Werf

Research Library Partners Satellite Workshop
Marseille (France)

Program officers and researchers share recent OCLC Research into European practices related to linked data, research data management, persistent identifiers, open access, and research information management.

Topics: Research Library Partnership, Linked Data, Research Data Management, Research Information Management, Open Access

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.

Topics: Library Trends