July 29, 2014

How Do Learners Develop Digital Literacies? (Digital Visitors/Residents Progress Report)

A new progress report (June 2012) from the Digital Visitors and Residents project is now available. This research effort comes from a JISC, OCLC Research, and University of North Carolina partnership. It is a longitudinal study which utilizes the Visitors and Residents (V&R) concept as a framework to reassess learners‘ (including staff) engagement with digital […]

New Report from OCLC Research: “Lasting Impact: Sustainability of Disciplinary Repositories”

Title Lasting Impact: Sustainability of Disciplinary Repositories Author Ricky Erway OCLC Research Summary Lasting Impact: Sustainability of Disciplinary Repositories offers a quick environmental scan of the repository landscape and then focuses on disciplinary repositories—those subject-based, often researcher-initiated loci for research information. Seven of these repositories are profiled, with a focus on their varied business models. […]

A New Issue of OCLC Research Quarterly is Now Online

Direct to OCLC Research Quarterly (Issue 3 : Second Quarter : October–December 2011) Included in this issue: Lorcan Dempsey discusses the three roles of OCLC Research Roundup of recent publications from OCLC Research Members Direct links to presentations and webcasts from OCLC Research Roundup of recent OCLC Research News Intro/Update About Four OCLC Research Prototypes […]

"Libraries as Read/Write Services", Recording of Gary Marchionini's Distinguished OCLC Seminar Series Presentation Now Online,

Now Available from OCLC Research: Gary Marchionini, Dean and Cary C. Boshamer Professor in the School of Information and Library Science at the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill, spoke at OCLC on 21 February 2012. In this presentation, Dean Marchionini talks about the blurring of boundaries between personal and public digital libraries as […]

New Video: Lorcan Dempsey's "Reconfiguring Library Boundaries" Presentation

Lorcan Dempsey is a Vice President and Chief Strategist at OCLC Research. From a Blurb on the OCLC Web Site In this 43-minute video, Lorcan Dempsey talks about how libraries are changing in the network environment, how they are organizing their services and how they are relating to other services in a Webscale world. He […]

Slide Presentation: OCLC Research Library Partnership Overview

A presentation by Merrilee Proffit, OCLC Research 46 Slides;.pptx. Proffit’s presentation took place at the RLUK Member’s Meeting on November 25, 2011 in London. Direct to Slides