The blog for OCLC Research staff to share more about their in-progress work and issues in the library, archive and museum fields.
Published by OCLC, Next provides insight and information about the work being done by libraries worldwide.
A look at libraries, services and networks from Lorcan Dempsey, Vice President of the OCLC Membership and Research division and OCLC Chief Strategist.
Andrew K. Pace, Executive Director for Technical Research, covers library systems and the state of library automation.
OCLC Research Updates
Quarterly news and project updates from around the OCLC Membership and Research Division.
June–September 2018 (PDF)
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January–February 2018 (PDF)
October–December 2017 (PDF)
June–September 2017 (PDF)
The OCLC Research YouTube Channel includes videos featuring project updates as well as OCLC Research Library Partnership Works in Progress webinars.
Archived Newsletters and Blogs
A periodic current awareness newsletter for the changing world of libraries, archives and museums.
Library metadata techniques and trends by Thom Hickey
A quarterly roundup of news, events, publications, prototypes, and other activities of OCLC Research.
A bimonthly Web newsletter of reports on evolving practices and technology for digitizing materials and digital preservation of research collections, as well as in-depth coverage of notable projects in the field.
A bimonthly electronic newsletter for users of RLG's information resources and services.
A full-color news magazine featuring RLG news, events, programs, and services.
A monthly email of news from RLG, including new member projects and working groups.