OCLC Systems & Services: International digital library perspectives: Volume 29 Issue 4


Library and Information Science

Table of contents

A public trust: libraries and data curation

Norm Medeiros

– This article aims to describe a curatorial role for libraries regarding data and other digital objects supplemental to published papers.

The art and science of data curation

Robert Fox

For the past decade, as universities have increased their research commitments, the production of large data sets has become prevalent. Up to this point, the storage and…

Learning, adaptation, and digital libraries

Frank Cervone

While it is generally understood that libraries play a critical role in learning, the learning ecosystem is changing rapidly. Online learning is influencing how, why, and…

Usability testing in libraries: methods, limitations, and implications

Jennifer Emanuel

Usability studies are a form of library evaluation that are often passed off as research. However, at its core, usability is an evaluation method, not a research method…

2012 survey of the preservation, management, and use of audiovisual media in European higher education institutions

Andy Stauder

The author conducted a survey with regard to the situation of audiovisual media in European higher education, with regard to quantities, storage conditions, digitisation…

Coping with the storm: Automating name authority record updates and bibliographic file maintenance

Lucas Mak

The purpose of this paper is to present a process, as a proof-of-concept, that automates the tracking of updates to name authority records (NARs), the downloading of…



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