Weber shares the suite of tools created by the OCLC Research Library Partnership’s Collection Building and Operational Impacts Working Group, designed to support shared, informed collection building decisions for special collections that factor in the full resources required for ongoing stewardship of a potential acquisition.
Recording available from CNI on Vimeo.
File: pptx, 17.5MB Topics: Archives and Special Collections
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
Washington, DC (USA)
OCLC Research examines the challenges and issues currently facing libraries and explores new and emerging areas of librarianship.
File: video, 49 minutes
Baltimore, MD (USA)
While colleagues in the circulating library have developed sophisticated collective collection strategies as an alternative to building comprehensive collections, the growth imperative has gone relatively unexamined in special collections. This panel explores our responsibilities related to resource allocation and collection growth in the age of climate change, and imagine what it might look like to alter our growth patterns.
File: pptx, 14.5MB Topics: Collective Collections
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
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
In this webinar, Principle Investigator Thomas Padilla introduces the concept of collections as data and describes its progressive development across two grant-funded projects.
File: video, 59 minutes Topics: Works in Progress
In this “office hours” style webinar, Chela Scott Weber gives an overview of the Research and Learning Agenda for Archives, Special, and Distinctive Collections in Research Libraries, and hosts a conversation for RLP members to ask questions and give input on where action from the RLP is most beneficial for their institutions.
File: video, 26 minutes Topics: Research Library Partnership, Archives and Special Collections, Works in Progress
Washington, DC (USA)
OCLC Research has a long history of work in the area of archives, special, and distinctive collections in research libraries. Weber discusses the many areas of investigation we are doing in these areas and next steps for the work.
File: pptx, 2.1MB Topics: Archives and Special Collections
This one-hour webinar provides an overview of three areas of ongoing work with the Research Library Partnership (RLP).
File: video, 59 minutes Topics: Research Library Partnership