Summer of Tours Cartoon Library

June 14, 2014 0

Hold the dates on your calendar and send in your reservations for some very special library tours this summer. The Central Ohio Chapters of Special Libraries Association and the Association for Information Science and Technology (SLA Central Ohio and CO-ASIS&T) have collaborated to sponsor a “Summer of Tours” and we hope to have you join us. Additional details about the June event are included below and the July tour information is included in the attached flyer. We will have tours on June 26th, July 17th, and Read More

Leveraging the Power of FRBR in Library Data

May 6, 2014 0

Diane will describe the ongoing efforts of OCLC Research to apply principles of the FRBR model to the WorldCat database. OCLC’s FRBR activity involves grouping bibliographic records into work clusters based on author and title information in bibliographic and authority records. The results of the clustering are visible in WorldCat.org and as experimental linked data work descriptions. The grouping of records into works also provides the basis for a number of applications and services developed Read More

Threats to Reader Privacy and Access to Information in the Digital Age

March 1, 2014 0

Professor Lipinski will discuss how the shift to e-readers, social networking sites, licensed content, etc. poses legal challenges to traditional notions of reader privacy that was often grounded in the library place or space and how libraries can respond to these challenges. WHEN: Wednesday, March 5, 2014 7:00 – 7:30 p.m. Refreshments and Networking Time 7:30 – 8:30 p.m. Presentation and Q & A WHERE: State Library of Ohio, Room 106 274 E. First Ave., Read More

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