Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship


The GSLIS Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship (CIRSS) conducts research on information problems that impact scientific and scholarly inquiry. Our projects and activities focus on how digital information can advance the work of scientists and scholars, the curation of research data, and the integration of information within and across disciplines and research communities.

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  • Nurmikko-Fuller, Terhi; Fallaw, Colleen; Jett, Jacob; Page, Kevin R.; Cole, Timothy W.; Maden, Christopher; Willcox, Pip; Senseney, Megan; Downie, J. Stephen (Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship, Graduate School of Library and Information Science, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2015-10-29)
    This spreadsheet provides a column-wise comparison of four leading RDF-based bibliographic vocabularies: MODS/MADS RDF, BIBFRAME, and FRBRoo. The data demonstrates areas of alignment among the ontologies with ...


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  • Hinze, Annika; Taube-Schock, Craig; Cunningham, Sally Jo; Bainbridge, David (2015-06-15)
    The Capisco project developed a suite of tools that analyze documents by the semantics of their content and metadata. Clustering documents by semantic similarity opens a wealth of opportunities for scholarly research.The ...


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  • Muñoz, Trevor (2015-06-15)
    The Distributed Metadata Correction and Annotation project, led by the Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities (MITH), proposed to develop a set of services and interfaces that would allow scholarly research ...


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  • Biggers, Keith; Audenaert, Neal; Houston, Natalie M. (2015-06-15)
    The VisualPage project has developed a software application that uses the visual characteristics of digitized printed pages to identify documents that contain three types of visually distinctive materials of interest to ...


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  • Page, Kevin; Willcox, Pip (2015-06-15)
    The ElEPHãT project – Early English Print in HathiTrust, a Linked Semantic Worksets Prototype – demonstrates the use of Linked Data for combining, through worksets, information from independent collections into a coherent ...


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