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Works: 95 works in 100 publications in 1 language and 318 library holdings
Genres: Case studies 
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Classifications: Z687.15, 025.52
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Most widely held works by OCLC Research
Understanding the collective collection : towards a system-wide perspective on library print collections by Lorcan Dempsey ( Book )
2 editions published in 2013 in English and held by 35 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A compilation of previously-published articles and reports authored by OCLC Research staff and collaborators and published between 2006 and 2013. This collection focuses on the changes in focus, boundaries and value of library collections as the shift from primarily hardcopy (e.g., print) collections to digital resources and networks occurs in libraries
Seeking synchronicity revelations and recommendations for virtual reference by Lynn Silipigni Connaway ( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents a distillation of prior research work (2005-2008) by the authors and by others about -- or relevant to -- library virtual reference (VR) services. Additionally, the authors provide recommendations on how libraries may sustain and develop VR services and systems
Print management at "Mega-scale" a regional perspective on print book collections in North America by Brian F Lavoie ( )
2 editions published in 2012 in English and held by 23 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Using a mega-regions ("geographical regions defined on the basis of economic integration and other forms of interdependence") framework to model regional consolidation of shared print book library collections, this report explores a counterfactual scenario where local US and Canadian print book library collections are consolidated into regional shared collections. The analysis in this paper builds upon findings from the OCLC Research report, Cloud-sourcing Research Collections: Managing Print in the Mass-digitized Library Environment (2011), and draws upon bibliographic and library holdings data from the WorldCat database
Cloud-sourcing research collections managing print in the mass-digitized library environment by Constance Malpas ( )
2 editions published in 2011 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A report of key findings of the Cloud Library project, an effort jointly designed and executed by OCLC Research, the HathiTrust, New York University's Elmer Bobst Library, and the Research Collections Access & Preservation (ReCAP) consortium, with support from the The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. The objective of the project was to examine the feasibility of outsourcing management of low-use print books held in academic libraries to shared service providers, including large-scale print and digital repositories
Implications of MARC tag usage on library metadata practices ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 10 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The digital information seeker report of the findings from selected OCLC, RIN, and JISC user behaviour projects by Lynn Silipigni Connaway ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 9 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Scan and deliver! managing user-initiated digitization in special collections and archives by Jennifer Schaffner ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents strategies for institutions to provide efficient and economical delivery of digitized scans of analog materials in library special collections to fulfill patron-driven requests
Taking our pulse the OCLC Research survey of special collections and archives by Jackie M Dooley ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A report of an OCLC Research survey of library special collections holdings and practices at selected institutions in the United States and Canada. Numerous charts and tables summarizing responses are included. Recommendations for best practices are also provided
Rapid capture faster throughput in digitization of special collections by Ricky Erway ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Nine case studies illustrate processes and procedures institutions have adopted to speed up digitization of special collections
Reordering Ranganathan : shifting user behaviors, shifting priorities by Lynn Silipigni Connaway ( Book )
2 editions published in 2014 in English and held by 7 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Mapping ONIX to MARC by Carol Jean Godby ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Greening interlibrary loan practices by Dennis Massie ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
A study of Interlibrary Loan (ILL) practices and the potential environmental impact of various practices. Provides recommendations for best practices
Swatting the long tail of digital media a call for collaboration by Ricky Erway ( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Proposes the concept of SWAT (software and workstations for antiquated technology) sites being established as needed in libraries and archives to assure that these agencies are able to convert and manage digital content from all types of computer physical media including obsolete formats. Furthermore, the author suggests that SWAT sites cooperate as a community (for example, SWAT sites with specialized capabilities could make their specialist digital conversion services available to other agencies)
Over, under, around, and through getting around barriers to EAD implementation ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 6 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Tiers for fears sensible, streamlined sharing of Special Collections by Dennis Massie ( )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Presents strategies for providing efficient and affordable interlending of actual physical items from special collections for research purposes, as well as advice on determining if a loan is the most appropriate way to fulfill a particular request
Museum data exchange learning how to share : final report to the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation by Günter Waibel ( )
1 edition published in 2010 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
The Museum Data Exchange brought together nine museums and OCLC Research to created tools for data sharing, build a research aggregation, and analyze the aggregation. Two tools, COBOAT and OAI CatMuseum, were created by the project
Single search the quest for the holy grail by Leah Prescott ( )
1 edition published in 2011 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
Reviews and discusses significant factors which must be considered when implementing a "single search" catalog or resource discovery system in a LAM (Library, Archive, Museum) setting
Starting the conversation university-wide research data management policy by Ricky Erway ( )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
This call for action addresses the high-level benefits of adopting a university-wide policy regarding research data management. It identifies the various university stakeholders and suggests that the library initiate a conversation among them in order to get buy-in for a proactive, rather than reactive, high-level policy for responsible data planning and management that is supported and sustainable
Walk this way detailed steps for transferring born-digital content from media you can read in-house by Julianna Barrera-Gomez ( )
1 edition published in 2013 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the context of an archive or a library special collections operation, provides detailed steps for transferring born-digital content off of computer physical media as part of an archival preservation and access plan of work. Includes links to documentation of sample workflows and additional references to useful websites and other materials
You've got to walk before you can run first steps for managing born-digital content received on physical media by Ricky Erway ( )
1 edition published in 2012 in English and held by 5 WorldCat member libraries worldwide
In the context of an archive or a library special collections operation, provides a set of initial steps for getting started with responsible management of born-digital materials that were received on physical media
 
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