Browse by Author "Wickett, Karen M."

  • Thomer, Andrea K.; Palmer, Carole L.; Wickett, Karen M.; Baker, Karen S.; Jett, Jacob G.; DiLauro, Timothy; Fouke, Bruce W.; Asangba, Abigail E.; Rodman, Ann; Choudhury, G. Sayeed (Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship, 2014-01-27)
    This report summarizes the findings and recommendations from a two-day workshop held at Yellowstone National Park (YNP) on 16-17 April 2013. Members of the Site-Based Data Curation (SBDC) research team met with researchers, ...
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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Isaac, Antoine; Wickett, Karen M. (iSchools, 2014-03-01)
    This full-day workshop examines conceptual and practical aspects of collections and the context they provide in the digital environment, especially in large-scale cultural heritage aggregations. Collections will be considered ...
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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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  • 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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  • Wickett, Karen M. (2009-02-08)
    The Semantic Web promises powerful new functionality for bibliographic databases by combining bibliographic informa- tion with knowledge about the world. However, the kinds of representation that are possible in Semantic ...
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  • Wickett, Karen M.; Isaac, Antoine; Fenlon, Katrina; Doerr, Martin; Meghini, Carlo; Palmer, Carole L.; Jett, Jacob (Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship, 2013-10)
    This report presents the results of a collaboration between members of the IMLS Digital Collections and Content (DCC) project and developers of the Europeana Data Model (EDM) to construct a formal extension of EDM that ...
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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.; 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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  • 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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  • Palmer, Carole L; Varvel, Virgil E. Jr.; Thomer, Andrea K.; Baker, Karen S.; Wickett, Karen M.; Fouke, Bruce W.; Asangba, Abigail; Rodman, Ann; Choudhury, G. Sayeed; DiLauro, Tim (2013-04)
    The Site-Based Data Curation (SBDC) project at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign is developing a framework of policies and processes for the curation of research data generated at scientifically significant ...
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  • Renear, Allen H.; Urban, Richard J.; Wickett, Karen M.; Palmer, Carole L.; Dubin, David (2008-06)
    Many aspects of managing collection/item metadata relationships are critical to sustaining collection value over time. Metadata at the collection-level not only provides context for finding, understanding, and using the ...
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  • Urban, Richard J.; Wickett, Karen M.; Renear, Allen H. (2010-07-29)
    This paper describes the development of a testbed for formalized categories of collection-item metadata relationships. Because these categories are characterized using logic-based formal languages and are most naturally ...
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  • Wickett, Karen M.; Thomer, Andrea; Sacchi, Simone; Baker, Karen S.; Dubin, David (American Society for Information Science and Technology, 2012-03-22)
    Scientific data is encoded and described with the aim of supporting retrieval, meaningful interpretation and reuse. Encoding standards for datasets like FGDC, DwC, EML typically include tagged metadata elements along with ...
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  • Renear, Allen H; Dubin, David; Wickett, Karen M. (ASIST, Wiley, 2008)
    Formal accounts of digital objects often characterize them as bit strings, graphs, sets, tuples, relations, or other similar constructs from discrete mathematics. Such characterizations imply that these objects cannot ...
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