Most widely held works by Brad Gauder
Sharing, privacy and trust in our networked world : a report to the OCLC membership ( Book )
4 editions published in 2007 in English and held by 358 libraries worldwide
This report examines four primary areas: Web user practices and preferences on their favorite social sites; user attitudes about sharing and receiving information on social spaces, commercial sites and library sites; information privacy--what matters and what doesn't; and U.S. librarian social networking practices and preferences, and their views on privacy, policy and social networks for libraries.
Perceptions of libraries, 2010 : context and community : a report to the OCLC membership ( Book )
4 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 163 libraries worldwide
"Much has changed since OCLC published 'Perceptions of libraries and information resources' in 2005. America has seen one of the worst recessions, and there have been advances in technology. How these and other changes in the environment have affected the perceptions and use of information resources and the library is the focus of the first section of our report. ... Perceptions and use of information resources and the library vary at different stages in life. What we have learned about libraries, communities and age is the focus of the second section of our report"--P. 1.
Geek the Library : a community awareness campaign : a report to the OCLC membership ( Book )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 14 libraries worldwide
Suggests that the Geek the Library campaign can change perceptions about libraries, librarians and public library funding, and that implementation of the campaign can positively impact public library funding trends. The report contains details from qualitative and quantitative research, as well as interesting insights based on the experiences of participating libraries.