Implementing the SHARES Sharing Special Collections Principles and Protocols: Overview
View this webinar for an introduction to the Principles and Protocols for Sharing Special Collections through Interlibrary Loan.
Topics: Works in Progress, SHARES, Resource Sharing, Research Library Partnership
NAFAN Building a National Finding Aid Network Research Update
Across three presentations, the NAFAN research team shares an update on their work and preliminary research findings from focus groups interviews with archivists and a pop-up survey of archives users. They also discuss research questions, data collection and analysis methods, and efforts to align methods with project values and principles.
Understanding Factors that Shape Archivists’ Needs for a New National Finding Aid Platform
The authors identify and discuss the opportunities and challenges archivists experience when describing archival materials, sharing archival description on the web, and making decisions about whether or not to participate in current finding aid aggregations.
Topics: User Research, Archives and Special Collections
Works in Progress: Research to advance the Building a National Finding Aid Network (NAFAN) project
This webinar will be of interest to library and archive workers, and to those who manage or assess user needs for discovery systems for archival materials.
Topics: Works in Progress, User Research, Archives and Special Collections
Total Cost of Stewardship: Responsible Collection Building in Archives & Special Collections
Session presented at Society of American Archivists Annual Meeting; Accessioning, Appraisal, and Acquisition Section to introduce the Total Cost of Stewardship publication.
Topics: Research Library Partnership
Total cost of stewardship – Tools and practices to support resource-sensitive collecting from the OCLC RLP Collection Building & Operational Impacts Working Group
This webinar will introduce OCLC’s new publication Total Cost of Stewardship: Responsible Collection Building in Archives and Special Collections and offer insights on building a resource-sensitive collecting program from Emory’s Rose Library.
Topics: Works in Progress, Archives and Special Collections
OCLC, Archives, the Research Library Partnership, and You!
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
OCLC RLP Roundtable: Art and Architecture Group
This presentation features responses to a special set of Round Robin Questions for 2020, suggested by the Art and Architecture Group community, and a report on a forthcoming OCLC Research Project focused on art and museum libraries. The Roundtable agenda also included updates on the Art Discovery Group Catalog and on new draft protocols for sharing special collections.
Topics: Libraries, Archives and Museums, Archives and Special Collections
Total Cost of Stewardship: Tools from the OCLC Research Collection Building & Operational Impacts Working Group
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.
Topics: Archives and Special Collections
Building Tools for Informed Decision-making: An Update From the OCLC Research Collection Building and Operational Impacts Working Group
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