Browse by Author "Jackson, Amy S."
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Zavalina, Oksana L.; Palmer, Carole L.; Jackson, Amy S.; Han, Myung-Ja (Haworth Press, 2008-12)When many collections are brought together in a federation or aggregation, the attributes of the original collections can become difficult to discern. Collection-level metadata has the potential to provide important context ...
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Cole, Timothy W.; Jackson, Amy S.; Palmer, Carole L.; Shreeves, Sarah L.; Twidale, Michael B.; Zavalina, Oksana L. (2006-10)This white paper details our findings to date relevant to the Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections. We provide sixteen recommendations to NISO suggesting potential ways to improve the impact and/or ...
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 ...
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 ...
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 ...
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, ...
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 ...
Metadata for Special Collections in CONTENTdm: How to Improve Interoperability of Unique Fields Through OAI-PMH Han, Myung-Ja; Cho, Christine; Cole, Timothy W.; Jackson, Amy S. (Taylor & Francis Group, 2009-12)Collection curators develop locally defined unique fields to support local requirements. As per the guidelines of the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH), Simple Dublin Core is the minimum ...
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 ...
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 ...
Jackson, Amy S. (2005-02)This essay discusses qualities a trainer should possess, as well as a discussion of the characteristics of a successful training session.