Browse by Author "Cragin, Melissa H."

  • Palmer, Carole L.; Weber, Nicholas M.; Cragin, Melissa H. (ASIST, Wiley, 2011)
    While problems related to the curation and preservation of scientific data are receiving considerable attention from the information science and digital repository communities, relatively little progress has been made on ...

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  • Cragin, Melissa H.; Palmer, Carole L.; Varvel, Virgil E., Jr.; Collie, Aaron; Dolan, Molly (2009-12-04)
    In developing the Data Curation Education Program (DCEP) at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the University of Illinois at Urbana- Champaign, we have been engaged in a continuous, multi-faceted ...

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  • Smith, Linda C.; Cragin, Melissa H.; Palmer, Carole L.; MacMullen, W. John; Heidorn, P. Bryan (2008-06-20)
    Data curation is the active and ongoing management of research data through its lifecycle of interest and usefulness to scholarship, science, and education. The Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the ...

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  • Heidorn, P. Bryan; Palmer, Carole L.; Cragin, Melissa H.; Smith, Linda C. (2007-04-20)
    Abstract Scientific data problems do not stand in isolation but are part of a larger set of challenges associated with the expansion of scientific information gathering capacity and changes in scholarly communication ...

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  • Cragin, Melissa H. (2009-07-13)
    Presentation for the ALA Annual Meeting, July 13, 2009, for the ACRL Science and Technology Section panel: Big Science, Little Science, E-Science: The Science Librarian’s Role in the Conversation

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  • Chao, Tiffany C; Cragin, Melissa H.; Palmer, Carole L. (2013)
    The PDF file contains the visual mapping of Data Practices and Curation Vocabulary (DPCVocab) terms. The DPCVocab .xmind file is also available and can be imported to the open source XMind (http://www.xmind.net/) tool for ...

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  • Cragin, Melissa H.; Renear, Allen H.; Senseney, Megan F. (2012)
    The Centuries of Knowledge grant was designed to increase educational and research capacity in data curation at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ...

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  • Cragin, Melissa H.; Heidorn, P. Bryan; Palmer, Carole L.; Smith, Linda C. (2007-06-25)
    Several models of service are emerging in academic and research libraries for the collection and management of scientific data – an important segment of an institution’s total scholarly production. As libraries work to ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Teffeau, Lauren C.; Hswe, Patricia; Dolan, Molly; Palmer, Carole L.; Cragin, Melissa H.; Unsworth, John (2009-04)
    We describe an IMLS-funded project to extend an existing data curation curriculum to include humanities data.

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  • Cragin, Melissa H. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2004)
    Foster Edward Mohrhardt was a librarian in federal libraries for much of his career and served as the director of the National Agricultural Library from 1954 to 1968. Throughout his long library career, he used the ...

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  • Shreeves, Sarah L.; Cragin, Melissa H. (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    Institutional repositories (IRs) currently exist in a rapidly shifting landscape without a clear consensus on their role in the academic environment. Low self-archiving rates have dampened hopes that IRs would have an ...

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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Renear, Allen H.; Cragin, Melissa H. (2008-12-02)
    It has been suggested that digital libraries are more like archives than libraries and that library science cannot provide a theoretical foundation for handling digital data. We assert, however, that library and information ...

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  • Cragin, Melissa H.; Palmer, Carole L.; Chao, Tiffany C. (2010-10)
    We present a general conceptual framework that maps relationships and dependencies among scientific data practices, types of data produced and used, and associated curation activities. As part of the Data Conservancy ...

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  • Cragin, Melissa H. (2009)
    The landscape of scientific production and scholarly communication is changing: Networked connectivity, the availability of data in digital forms and the development of computing tools are helping to bring about changes ...

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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Cragin, Melissa H.; Heidorn, P. Bryan; Wright, Daniel T. (IEEE, 2006-06-12)
    New practices are emerging in all stages of biological research, from data collection through dissemination of results. In addition, libraries and museums are increasingly being called upon to become the long-term curators ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Dolan, Molly; Trainor, Kevin; Cragin, Melissa H. (ASIS&T, 2009-11-11)
    Originally focused on scientific data, the data curation community is now taking up the curation problems of humanities data as well. Sharing concepts and terminology across these domains should be valuable for both the ...

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  • Cragin, Melissa H.; Chao, Tiffany C.; Palmer, Carole L. (2011-07)
    Digital libraries (DLs) are adapting to accommodate research data and related services. The complexities of this new content spans the elements of DL development, and there are questions concerning data selection, service ...

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