The internet is the native environment of information seekers. OCLC Research recognizes that to be integrated into the internet, traditional library data must be transformed in various ways. We are analyzing the data in WorldCat and other sources to derive new meaning, insights, and services for use by libraries and others on the internet. Our work includes:
Exposing and extending data
Transforming and optimizing data so it can be better utilized by Web applications to deliver library services and assets to information seekers.