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Today is my last day at OCLC. After 21 years. I have been very lucky to have worked with some great people, to have influenced important work, and to have worked with librarians around the world. Here are some brief reflections as I prepare for the next chapter.
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What do I value about libraries? asked a student. What is essential for a library student to know? Here are several ways in which life experiences have influenced my views.
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The phrase 'workflow is the new content' captures an important insight. In the digital environment we often create, use and share content through workflow applications.
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I presented updated versions of a presentation on libraries and pandemic effects and some implications for library collections recently. Each was delivered remotely, one to an event in Ostende, Belgium, and one to Milan, Italy, as unfortunately we have not yet returned to professional travel.
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Collective collections as an example of collective action. A discussion of the issues library consortia face. Presentation materials.
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I was pleased to inaugurate the RLUK Digital Shift Forum, with a presentation on Pandemic effects and collection directions. I was especially pleased to be kindly introduced by my longstanding colleague Robin Green, University Librarian at Warwick University, and current chair of RLUK.
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