Browse by Author "Wickett, Karen M."

  • Wickett, Karen M. (2012-12)
    In information organization systems, metadata is often attached to both collections and items. Collection metadata and item metadata are related: one can infer facts about items from descriptions of collections, and facts ...

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  • Wickett, Karen M. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2010)
    The Collection Item Metadata Relationships project has developed a framework of relationships that can occur between metadata that describes collections and metadata that describes the resources that are members of those ...

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  • Thomer, Andrea K.; Palmer, Carole L.; Wickett, Karen M.; Baker, Karen S.; Jett, Jacob; 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.; Fenlon, Katrina S.; Senseney, Megan (Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship, 2015-03-07)
    The "Digital Collection Contexts: Intellectual and Organizational Functions at Scale" workshop was held March 4, 2014, at the iConference in Berlin, Germany. The aim was to unite a community of faculty, students, system ...

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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.; Thomer, Andrea K.; Baker, Karen S.; DiLauro, Timothy; Asangba, Abigail E. (2013-12)
    The description of the specific processes and artifacts that led to the creation of a data product provide a detailed picture of data provenance in the form of a workflow. The Site-Based Data Curation project, hosted by ...

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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 S.; 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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  • Thomer, Andrea K.; Palmer, Carole L.; Fouke, Bruce W.; Rodman, Ann; Choudhury, G. Sayeed; Baker, Karen S.; Asangba, Abigail E.; Wickett, Karen M.; DiLauro, Timothy; Varvel, Virgil E., Jr. (2013-12)
    The continuing proliferation of geological and biological data generated at scientifically significant sites (such as hot springs, coral reefs, volcanic fields and other unique, data-rich locales) has created a clear need ...

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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 E.; 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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