Welcome, Roy!

As usual, we’ve been scooped by our own colleagues and others, but it’s not too late to give our new colleague Roy Tennant a warm welcome to RLG Programs. This is not the first time I’ve worked with Roy — we worked together in the UC Berkeley Libraries, where we had many, um, passionate and …


RLG Annual Meeting, register now

The final agenda for the RLG Programs 2007 Annual Partners Meeting was posted to our website just this week. It’s a great program, and includes a half day to hang out with RLG program officers and OCLC research scientists and talk about our plan of work (kind of like office hours). There will be two …


UCLA visit, some surprises

As I mentioned previously, a few of us visited UCLA. We had a great day talking to staff about our work agenda. We had a very good meeting with with the UCLA Digital Library Program team and got a tour of the Southern Regional Library Facility (SRLF). The Digital Library team is lean and agile; …


April Fool’s

The Google-buys-OCLC blogs have been real crowd pleasers, and I assure you it’ll be one of the better 15 minutes of your Monday morning if you point your browser at the following links to check out the scenarios: Jenn Levine started it all bright & early (Posted on 04/01/2007 at 06:24:07 AM). Andrew Pace even …


Getting in, going with the flow

Lorcan frequently blogs and speaks about libraries and librarians getting in the flow, inserting themselves and materials where users are (rather than hoping that users will find materials in the library or in the library catalog). Google seems to have picked up on this idea and suggests some interesting new directions. Merrileehttp://oclc.org/research/people/proffitt.html