2018 OCLC Research Presentations List

Works in Progress Webinar: Prototype to Production: OCLC Work with the International Image Interoperability Framework (video)

Works in Progress Webinar: Prototype to Production: OCLC Work with the International Image Interoperability Framework (video)

By Jeff Mixter, Shane Huddleston

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.

Topics: IIIF, Works in Progress

From Prototype to Production: Turning Good Ideas into Useful Library Services

From Prototype to Production: Turning Good Ideas into Useful Library Services

By Andrew K. Pace and Holly Tomren

CNI Fall 2018 Membership Meeting
Washington, DC (USA)

This session explores two projects at different points of the prototype-to-production workflow: IIIF (integration of the International Image Interoperability Framework) into a digital discovery environment; and a Linked Data Wikibase prototype (reconciliation tool and editor built to match library metadata workflows) transitioning to production. Temple University presents from the experimenter and practitioner point of view.

Topics: IIIF, Linked Data

Acquiring RDM Services for Your Institution (video)

Acquiring RDM Services for Your Institution (video)

By Rebecca Bryant, Brian Lavoie

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.

 

Topics: Research Data Management, Works in Progress

CONTENTdm IIIF Discovery API

CONTENTdm IIIF Discovery API

By Jeff Mixter

IIIF Technical Meeting
Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)

Jeff Mixter details how OCLC Research built a Change Discovery API for all 14.4 million CONTENTdm items using the current IIIF Change Discovery API v0.2 spec, as well as current and future plans for the service.

Topics: IIIF

Lightening Talk - IIIF R&D at OCLC Research

Lightening Talk - IIIF R&D at OCLC Research

By Jeff Mixter

IIIF Technical Meeting
Edinburgh, Scotland (UK)

This presentation provides an overview of OCLC Research's current work in IIIF, including IIIF Discovery API implementation and IIIF Manifest harvesting.

Topics: IIIF, Linked Data

Linked Data Implementations—Who, What, Why?

Linked Data Implementations—Who, What, Why?

By Karen Smith-Yoshimura

Semantic Web in Libraries (SWIB18)
Bonn (Germany)

Smith-Yoshimura delves into results from the 2018 International Linked Data Survey for Implementers, compares results to previous surveys, and provides insights into what libraries are doing in linked data.

Topics: Linked Data

Identifying and Acting on Incentives when Planning RDM Services (video)

Identifying and Acting on Incentives when Planning RDM Services (video)

By Rebecca Bryant, Ixchel M. Faniel

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.

Topics: Research Data Management, Works in Progress

Linked Data: From Promise to Progress

Linked Data: From Promise to Progress

By Andrew Pace

MCLS Annual Meeting
Virtual

Pace details a recent effort to create a linked data prototype built on the Wikibase platform, providing use cases for the pilot project and key takeaways.

Topics: Linked Data

Articulating Accessioning

Articulating Accessioning

By Rachel Searcy, Rosemary K.J. Davis

In this webinar recording, Accessioning Archivists from NYU Libraries and the Beinecke Rare Book and Manuscript Library discuss their roles and elaborate on experiences building accessioning programs at their institutions.

Topics: Archives and Special Collections, Works in Progress, Research Agendas

Lessons Learned from a Linked Data Prototype for Managing Bibliographic Data (video)

Lessons Learned from a Linked Data Prototype for Managing Bibliographic Data (video)

By Bruce Washburn, Stephen Hearn, Marc McGeem, John Chapman

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.

Topics: Linked Data, Wikimedia, Works in Progress

Applying Research Methods: Opportunities for Engagement and Progress

Applying Research Methods: Opportunities for Engagement and Progress

By Lynn Silipigni Connaway

Universidad Carlos III de Madrid
Madrid (Spain)

This presentation details research methods, and data collection and data analysis tools and methods used in library and information schools over the years, as well as challenges and opportunities.

Topics: Research Methods

What’s Changed in Linked Data Implementations in the Last Three Years?

What's Changed in Linked Data Implementations in the Last Three Years?

By Karen Smith-Yoshimura

DLF 2018 Forum
Henderson, NV (USA)

Smith-Yoshimura delves into results from the 2018 International Linked Data Survey for Implementers, comparing results to the 2015 survey, and providing insights into what libraries are doing in linked data.

Topics: Linked Data

Factors Influencing Research Data Management

Factors Influencing Research Data Management

By Lynn Silipigni Connaway

Workshop presented at the Universita di Teramo
Teramo (Italy)

Lynn Silipigni Connaway outlines research done through interviews and focus groups to understand what libraries are doing in the area of research data management (RDM) and the factors that influence their role in RDM.

Topics: Research Data Management

Walk through 2018 International Linked Data Survey for Implementers Responses (video)

Walk through 2018 International Linked Data Survey for Implementers Responses (video)

By Karen Smith-Yoshimura

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.

Topics: Linked Data, Works in Progress

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Research Methods in Information Behavior Studies

Interdisciplinary Approaches to Research Methods in Information Behavior Studies

By Lynn Silipigni Connaway

ISIC 2018, The Information Behaviour Conference
Kraków (Poland)

This presentation details research methods, and data collection and data analysis tools and methods used in library and information schools over the years for information behavior studies, as well as challenges and opportunities.

Topics: User Research, Research Methods

Collections, the Network, and Library Collaboration

Collections, the Network, and Library Collaboration

By Lorcan Dempsey

University of Minnesota Libraries
Minneapolis, MN (USA)

Dempsey discusses the changing role of collections in research libraries and trends including inside out, facilitated, and collective collections.

Topics: Collective Collections, Collection Management, Library Consortia

Resource Sharing of Art Materials: Theory and Practice

Resource Sharing of Art Materials: Theory and Practice

By Dennis Massie

8th International Conference of Art Libraries
Amsterdam (The Netherlands)

Massie describes SHARES and explores the ways art libraries have shared research and materials through SHARES over the years.

Topics: Resource Sharing, SHARES, Libraries, Archives and Museums