November 28, 2015

ALA 2013 Annual Conference Presentation: OCLC’s Lorcan Dempsey Shares “4 Things About Discovery”

Here are the slides from Lorcan Dempsey’s “4 Things About Discovery” presentation at the 2013 ALA Annual Conference.

Dempsey is VP, OCLC Research and Chief Strategist.

This presentation was given during the Technical Services Directors of Large Research Libraries IG (Big Heads) session on Friday, June 28, 2013 and is is based on Dempsey’s December, 2013 EDUCAUSE article (a must read), “Thirteen Ways of Looking at Libraries, Discovery, and the Catalog: Scale, Workflow, Attention.”

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