It was a very good year

One of the top accomplishments of 2012 so far is putting together a summary of our 2011 activities! It’s worth a look to be reminded of the breadth of the work we do and the many ways our partners contribute to those achievements. Let’s not spend too much time looking backwards, though. We’ve got a …

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Libraries rebound

I’d like to put in a plug for the next event for those who are in the OCLC Research Libraries Partnership, which is Libraries Rebound: Embracing Mission, Maximizing Impact (June 5-6, Philadelphia). We are still confirming speakers but so far we’ve got a great line up of speakers — we’re also adding reactor panels, so …

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The value of the OCLC Research Library Partnership

What is the value of the OCLC Research Library Partnership? Don’t take it from me, hear it directly from library thought leaders, who describe the strengths of the OCLC Research Library Partnership and discuss how libraries benefit from participating. Fortunately we had a camera rolling and their thoughts are captured in this video. Thanks to …

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The Research Library Partnership – Qui Bono?

In a previous post, I gave you some statistics about our current partnership and where all those 153 Partner Institutions come from. Today I’ll talk a little about why those institutions decided to come together and form the OCLC Research Library Partnership. Some of the Benefits of Partnership First and foremost, the leadership at these …

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