May 24, 2022

New Publication Alert: OCLC Research Highlights

Direct to OCLC Research Highlights  No. 1

Lorcan Dempsey, Vice President, OCLC Research and Chief Strategist, Writes:

This is the first installment of The OCLC Research Quarterly Highlights, a periodic bulletin about OCLC Research. It will provide highlights of the previous quarter’s research work, including reports from the Innovation Lab, the OCLC Research Library Partnership, and the occasional look at emerging items. The emphasis will be on collecting and summarizing items of significance for your attention, with links to more complete discussions elsewhere on the OCLC Research Web site.


The Innovation Lab continues the internal role, providing a space in which to explore technical and service challenges and develop new approaches. We also contribute technologies and data to OCLC services and products, as in WorldCat Identities and Genres for example.

This period marks the transition of the RLG Partnership to the OCLC Research Library Partnership and we have been very encouraged as libraries have chosen to affiliate to work with us on our collective future.

Direct to OCLC Research Highlights  No. 1

See Also: “Must See: Introducing a New App from OCLC Research: the WorldCat Identities Network”
Our post from earlier this week.

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