New OCLC Research report provides evidence base for shift to shared print management approach

January 24th, 2014 · Comments Off

DUBLIN, Ohio, January 23, 2014—OCLC Research has released a new report, “Understanding the Collective Collection: Towards a System-wide Perspective on Library Print Collections,” which establishes evidence that has allowed and encouraged libraries to begin the shift from local provisioning of library collections and services to increased reliance on cooperative infrastructure, collective collections, shared technology platforms, […]

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OCLC/JISC Report on User Behavior Projects

May 10th, 2010 · Comments Off

OCLC Research scientists, in partnership with JISC, have analyzed and synthesized 12 separate studies to make it easier for information professionals to better understand information-seeking behaviors of library users and to review the issues associated with the development of information services and systems that will best meet these users’ needs. The Digital Information Seeker: Report […]

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