Browse by Author "Renear, Allen H."

  • Renear, Allen H.; Muñoz, Trevor; Trainor, Kevin (2010-11)
    Data curation has been described as the active and ongoing management of data throughout its entire lifecycle of interest and usefulness to scholarship. Curation activities enable data discovery and retrieval, maintain ...

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  • Cragin, Melissa H.; Renear, Allen H.; Senseney, Megan F. (2012)
    The Centuries of Knowledge grant was designed to increase educational and research capacity in data curation at the Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Wickett, Karen M. (Balisage: The Markup Conference, 2009)
    Most definitions of document current in the document processing and digital publishing communities would, if taken literally, imply that documents are extensional entities that cannot undergo changes such as editing or ...

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  • Sperberg-McQueen, C.M.; Dubin, David; Huitfeldt, Claus; Renear, Allen H. (IDEAlliance and Mulberry Technologies, Inc, 2002-08-09)
    Various authors have sketched out proposals for identifying the meaning, or guiding the automated interpretation, of markup, sometimes with the goal of using the information expressed by markup to guide the extraction of ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Salo, Dorothea (Columbia University Press, 2003)
    Electronic books, or e-books, will soon be a major part of electronic publishing. This chapter introduces the notion of electronic books, reviewing their history, the advantages they promise, and the difficulties in ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Dolan, Molly; Trainor, Kevin; Muñoz, Trevor (2010-02-03)
    We describe selected activities of an IMLS-funded project to extend an existing data curation curriculum to include humanities data, making a number of preliminary observations and conjectures.

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Teffeau, Lauren C.; Hswe, Patricia; Dolan, Molly; Palmer, Carole L.; Cragin, Melissa H.; Unsworth, John (2009-04)
    We describe an IMLS-funded project to extend an existing data curation curriculum to include humanities data.

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Palmer, Carole L.; Unsworth, John (2013-03-17)
    The Graduate School of Library and Information Science (GSLIS) at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign expanded its Data Curation Education Program (DCEP) 1, a specialization within the ALA-accredited master’s ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Dubin, Dave (2008-02-28)
    We suggest that IFLA’s Functional Requirements for Bibliographic Records is an interesting, if unexpected, example of Merton’s “theories of the middle range” and show how theoretical analysis and refinement of such theories ...

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  • Wickett, Karen M.; Sacchi, Simone; Dubin, David; Renear, Allen H. (American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2012-10)
    Heterogeneous digital data that has been produced by different communities with varying practices and assumptions, and that is organized according to different representation schemes, encodings, and file formats, presents ...

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  • Wickett, Karen M.; Renear, Allen H. (2010-05-14)
    Update on the Collection/Item Metadata Relationships working group of the IMLS Digital Collections and Content project.

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  • Muñoz, Trevor; Renear, Allen H. (2011-06-15)
    As both the materials and the analytical practices of humanities research become increasingly digital, the challenge of sustaining meaningful access to the outputs of humanities research becomes more urgent. Continuing ...

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  • Downie, J. Stephen; Renear, Allen H.; Mathes, Adam; Medina, Karen; Dubin, David; Lee, Jin Ha (Humanities Computing and Media Centre, University of Victoria, 2005-06)
    It is now widely recognized that the creation, management, and analysis of content other than text is extremely important if the digital humanities are to deliver access to, and provide an analytical purchase on, the full ...

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  • Renear, Allen H. (2006-12-01)
    Two important technological trends are converging: 1) The first involves the change in researcher behavior that is occurring in response to the use of comprehensive indexing and navigation environments such as Google Scholar ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; DeRose, Steve J.; Mylonas, Elli; van Dam, Andries (1999-03)
    A taxonomy of annotation, focusing on the function, objective, or purpose of the annotation.

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  • 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 ...

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  • Renear, Allen H.; Mylonas, Elli; Durand, David (Oxford University Press, 1993)
    We examine the claim that "text is an ordered hierarchy of content objects"; this thesis was affirmed by the authors, and others, in the late 1980s and has been associated with certain approaches to text processing and the ...

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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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  • Wickett, Karen M.; Urban, Richard J.; Renear, Allen H. (2010-10-25)
    Slides from a presentation at the 2010 Annual Meeting of the American Society for Information Science and Technology.

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  • Wickett, Karen M.; Renear, Allen H.; Urban, Richard J. (2010-10-25)
    Collections of artifacts, images, texts, and other cultural objects are not arbitrary aggregations, but are designed to support specific research and scholarly activities. Collection-level metadata directly supports this ...

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