Browse by Subject "IMLS DCC"

  • Cole, Timothy W.; Benevento, Jenny (2005-11)
    The IMLS Digital Collections and Content (DCC) Project is continuing progress on previous objectives as well as laying the foundation for the new research agenda that will be undertaken as part of the grant’s extension. ...

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  • Cole, Timothy W.; Benevento, Jenny (2006-11)
    The IMLS DCC Project has continued progress on goals during this performance period. With the extension of the grant for 2 more years (effective 1 October 2005) we have made changes in project staff and steering committee ...

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  • Cole, Timothy W.; Jackson, Amy S. (2006-09)
    During the past six months, the IMLS Digital Collections and Content (DCC) Project has continued to make progress toward stated goals and objectives. A second survey was sent to the initial 100 projects to track the evolution ...

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  • Cole, Timothy W.; Jackson, Amy S. (2007-04)
    The IMLS Digital Collections and Content project continued to make progress during the performance period toward proposal goals and outcomes. New collections were added to both the registry and repository, data was migrated ...

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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Jackson, Amy S. (2008-10)
    The past six months of the continuing IMLS Digital Collections and Content (IMLS DCC) project, “Next Generation Digital Federations,” were primarily engaged in research activities for both the Digital Collection Evaluation ...

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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Fenlon, Katrina S. (2009-10-31)
    During the performance period of April 1, 2009 through September 30, 2009, the IMLS DCC Flickr Feasibility Study began; Opening History aggregation grew and its subject strengths in particular increased through targeted ...

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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Jackson, Amy S. (2008-04)
    The first six months of the continuing IMLS Digital Collections and Content project, “Next Generation Digital Federations,” were spent refining project planning, forming a project advisory board, evaluating current content, ...

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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Jackson, Amy S. (2009-04)
    The performance period of October 1, 2008 through March 31, 2009 began with the release of Opening History: U.S. History Resources from Libraries, Archives, and Museums (http://imlsdcc.grainger.uiuc.edu/history). The portal ...

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  • Ross, Geoff (2006-05)
    The intended users of the DCC aggregated collections are Educators of K-12 students. However, studies of this user group expose a mismatch between what the DCC collections offer, and what K-12 teachers need. The DCC currently ...

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

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