Browse by Subject "Digital libraries"

  • Bishop, Ann Peterson; Levy, David M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 1996)
    [These proceedings were captured from the Internet Archive's Wayback Machine; as such, outgoing links may retain the original structure captured by the Internet Archive. E-mail addresses may no longer be active. In addition, ...
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  • Sutherland, Juliet (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    Many people are talking these days about “digitizing books.” But what does that really mean? This paper describes different kinds of digitizing, the pros and cons of each, and suggests a layered structure for understanding ...
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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Knutson, Ellen M. (Information Today, 2004-11)
    As digital library development begins to focus on interoperability and collection federation, resource developers need to be concerned with contributing to national and international collections, while not losing sight of ...
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  • Stvilia, Besiki; Gasser, Les; Twidale, Michael B.; Shreeves, Sarah L.; Cole, Timothy W. (2004-11-06)
    This paper presents early results from our empirical studies of metadata quality in large corpuses of metadata harvested under Open Archives Initiative (OAI) protocols. Along with some discussion of why and how metadata ...
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  • McDonough, Jerome P. (Springer Berlin / Heidelberg, 2006)
    METS is an XML document format intended for the encoding of complex objects within digital libraries. It provides the means to record all of the descriptive, administrative, structural and behavioral metadata needed to ...
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  • Griffin, Stephen M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000)
    The Digital Libraries Initiative (DLI) was the result of a community-based process which began in the late 1980s with informal discussions between researchers and agency program managers. These discussions progressed to ...
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  • Chilana, Parmit (2006-08)
    My role in this practicum has been to understand metadata reprocessing and augmentation techniques and how they can be applied to the Institute of Museum and Library Services Digital Collections and Content Collection ...
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  • Jackson, Amy S. (2006-10-23)
    The creation of an item-level metadata repository as a component of the Digital Collections and Content project has created a unique opportunity to compare metadata practices from various contributing collections and ...
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  • Jackson, Amy S. (2006-10-16)
    A primary goal of the IMLS Digital Collections and Content project has been to encourage sharing of metadata and participation in aggregating projects. Benefits realized through these activities include increased visibility ...
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  • Cole, Timothy W.; Mischo, William H.; Palmer, Carole L.; Twidale, Michael B.; Bennett, Nuala A. (2002)
    The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign proposes to design, implement, and research a collection-level registry and item-level metadata repository service that will aggregate information about digital collections ...
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    Work to date to implement, study, and develop the IMLS collection registry and item-level metadata repository hosted at the University of Illinois has furthered our understanding of such systems and yielded new insights ...
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  • Renear, Allen H.; Wickett, Karen M.; Urban, Richard J.; Dubin, David (ACM, 2008-06-17)
    Formalizing collection-level/item-level metadata relationships encounters the problem of trivial satisfaction. We offer a solution related to current work in IR and ontology evaluation.
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  • Dawson, Laura (Johns Hopkins University Press and the Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2008)
    The boom in self-publishing has created a market of hundreds of thousands of new books a year. The Library of Congress doesn’t catalog most of these. Is it fair to dismiss these books as “vanity publications,” or are ...
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  • Ding, Howard (2006-05-08)
    The CIC metadata harvesting project at the University of Illinois uses the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) to collect descriptive metadata records from CIC member universities. These ...
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  • Benevento, Jenny (2005-09-22)
    The creation of a collection registry for digital collections developed with funding from the IMLS National Leadership Grant (NLG) program from inception to date has provided an opportunity to observe commonalities and ...
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  • Hall, Catherine E.; Naughton, Robin A.; Lin, Xia (2009-02-08)
    People have a difficult time finding relevant digital collections even though there has been significant increase in openly accessible digital collections. In this poster, we describe our 3R system design for a digital ...
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  • Knutson, Ellen M.; Palmer, Carole L.; Twidale, Michael B. (DCMI, 2003-09-28)
    In this poster we outline the types of institutions, metadata schemes, and materials contained in the NLG digital collection projects. It should come as no surprise that MARC and Dublin Core are the most often used metadata ...
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  • Fox, Edward A. (Graduate School of Library Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2000)
    The Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD) (http://www.ndltd.org) aims to ensure that all future researchers and scholars have understanding and skills in electronic publishing and have used and ...
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  • Twidale, Michael B.; Urban, Richard J. (2006-03-21)
    A report on the usability testing of the IMLS DCC collection registry web interface.
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  • Bishop, Ann Peterson; Bruce, Bertram C. (2002)
    Digital library usability research often does little to develop the capacity of users or improve social outcomes associated with use. These research consequences, however, are important when users represent marginalized ...
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