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We have produced or been involved in a variety of reports recently. I thought it would be interesting to do a list of some …
Godby, Carol Jean. 2010. Mapping ONIX to MARC. Report and crosswalk produced by OCLC Research. Available online at (report) and (crosswalk).
(A welcome collaboration with Editeur.)
Silipigni Connaway, Lynn and Timothy Dickey. 2010. Digital information seekers: How academic libraries can support the use of digital resources. Report produced for JISC. Summary and links to report at:
Michalko, James, Constance Malpas and Arnold Arcolio. 2010. Research Libraries, Risk and Systemic Change. Report produced by OCLC Research. Published online at: (.pdf: 579K/20 pp.)
Blue Ribbon Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access. Sustainable Economics for a Digital Planet: Ensuring Long-term Access to Digital Information. Available online at:
(The Task Force was co-chaired by Brian Lavoie.)
Combs, Michele, Mark A. Matienzo, Merrilee Proffitt, and Lisa Spiro. 2010. Over, Under, Around, and Through: Getting Around Barriers to EAD Implementation. Report produced by OCLC Research. Published online at: 646K/44 pp.).
MacColl, John. 2010. Research Assessment and the Role of the Library. Report produced by OCLC Research. Available online at:
Miller, Lisa, Steven K. Galbraith, et al. 2010. “Capture and Release”: Digital Cameras in the Reading Room. Report produced by OCLC Research. Published online at: (.pdf: 133K/16 pp.).
Smith-Yoshimura, Karen, Catherine Argus, Timothy J. Dickey, Chew Chiat Naun, Lisa Rowlinson de Ortiz, and Hugh Taylor. 2010. Implications of MARC Tag Usage on Library Metadata Practices. Report produced by OCLC Research in support of the RLG Partnership. Available online at: (.pdf: 771K/72 pp.)
Waibel, Günter, Ralph LeVan and Bruce Washburn. 2010. Museum Data Exchange: Learning How to Share. Report produced by OCLC Research. Available online at: (.pdf: 2MB/50 pp.).

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