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Leveraging the Power of FRBR in Library Data

Icon Written by Timothy J. Dickey on May 6, 2014 – 11:30 AM

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 […]

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It Can Happen Here:Trends in the Management of Business Continuity and Disaster Response

Icon Written by Jessica Hedgecock on April 16, 2013 – 3:38 PM

Is your library prepared when disaster strikes?  Does your library have contingency plans? Wes Boomgaarden of The Ohio State University will provide an overview on disaster preparedness.  This event is co-sponsored by the Central Ohio Chapter of the Association for Information Science and Technology (co-asis&t) and the Central Ohio Special Libraries Association Chapter (COSLA). WHEN:  […]

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The OCLC Usability Lab

Icon Written by Jessica Hedgecock on November 26, 2012 – 3:41 PM

The OCLC usability lab was established in 1990 as one of the first Usability Labs in the Central Ohio area. It was the post-doctoral project of Mike Prasse, who has been manager of the ULab since its beginning. This presentation will a history of the ULab (now in its third incarnation), and will include various […]

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