Browse by Author "Cragin, Melissa H."
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Foster Mohrhardt: Connecting the Traditional World of Libraries and the Emerging World of Information Science 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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
Supporting Biological Information Work: Research and Education for Digital Resources and Long-lived Data 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 ...
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 ...