Browse by Subject "Digital libraries"

  • 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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  • Zavalina, Oksana L. (2006)
    A report of user searches in the IMLS Digital Collections and Content collection registry.

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