Browse IMLS Digital Collections and Content (IMLS DCC) by Title

  • Urban, Richard J.; Twidale, Michael B. (2010-01-13)
    As aggregations of digitized cultural heritage materials grow larger, it becomes difficult to understand the size, scope and significant features of purpose-built collections. The dimensionless nature of digital libraries ...

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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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  • 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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  • Cole, Timothy W.; Shreeves, Sarah L. (Emerald, 2004)
    In the fall of 2002 the University of Illinois Library at Urbana-Champaign received a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to implement a collection registry and item-level metadata repository for ...

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  • Ding, Howard (2006-05-08)
    The CIC metadata harvesting project at the University of Illinois uses the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) to collect descriptive metadata records from CIC member universities. These ...

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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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  • 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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  • Benevento, Jenny (2005-09-22)
    This white paper describes the template for the collections registry hosted by the IMLS Digital Collections and Content project.

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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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  • 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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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Zavalina, Oksana L.; Mustafoff, Megan (Association for Computing Machinery, 2007-06)
    With the increasing focus on interoperability for distributed digital content, resource developers need to take into consideration how they will contribute to large federated collections, potentially at the national and ...

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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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