Browse Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship by Title

  • 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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  • Baker, Karen S.; Troxell-Thomas, Christy A.; Pooler, William G. (2015)
    Data management contributes to the growth of local data infrastructure supporting collaborative research in the natural sciences. An important first step in local data management is the process of data assembly. Providing ...

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    application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentationMicrosoft PowerPoint 2007 (332Kb)
  • Chao, Tiffany C.; Cragin, Melissa H.; Palmer, Carole L. (2013)
    The PDF file contains the visual mapping of Data Practices and Curation Vocabulary (DPCVocab) terms. The DPCVocab .xmind file is also available and can be imported to the open source XMind (http://www.xmind.net/) tool for ...

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    application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.presentationml.presentationMicrosoft PowerPoint 2007 (2Mb)
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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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    Executive summary from the three year interim report for the IMLS Digital Collections and Content project. Topics include general finding and recommendations, collection description and the collection registry, item-level ...

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  • Habing, Thomas G. (2005-11-08)
    Presented at the DLF Fall Forum 2005 as part of the session titled "OAI FOR DIGITAL LIBRARY AGGREGATION." An Experimental OAI Registry at UIUC of use principally to builders of OAI services: http://gita.grainger.uiuc. ...

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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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  • Jackson, Amy S.; Han, Myung-Ja; Groetsch, Kurt; Mustafoff, Megan; Cole, Timothy W. (Haworth Press, 2008-01)
    The introduction in 2001 of the Open Archives Initiative Protocol for Metadata Harvesting (OAI-PMH) increased interest in and awareness of metadata quality issues relevant to digital library interoperability and the use ...

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  • Cragin, Melissa H.; Heidorn, P. Bryan; Palmer, Carole L.; Smith, Linda C. (2007-06-25)
    Several models of service are emerging in academic and research libraries for the collection and management of scientific data – an important segment of an institution’s total scholarly production. As libraries work 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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  • Senseney, Megan F.; Jett, Jacob; Palmer, Carole L. (ASIS&T, 2012-10-29)
    Cultural heritage institutions can enhance their collections by sharing content through popular web services. Drawing on current analyses from the Flickr Feasibility Study, we report on the pronounced increase in use of ...

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  • Baker, Karen S.; Mayernik, Matthew S.; Thompson, Cheryl A.; Nienhouse, Eric; Williams, Steve; Worley, Steve (2015-02)
    Amidst the contemporary focus on open data and national coordination, there is a need for organization-centric discussions about scientific data and data management. Data collections at the National Center for Atmospheric ...

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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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  • Jett, Jacob; Palmer, Carole L.; Fenlon, Katrina S.; Chao, Zoe (ASIS&T, 2010-10-22)
    The Flickr Feasibility Study investigated the roles and processes required for a digital collection aggregator to facilitate participation of cultural heritage institutions in Web 2.0 communities. The results demonstrate ...

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  • Cole, Timothy W.; Jackson, Amy S.; Palmer, Carole L.; Shreeves, Sarah L.; Twidale, Michael B.; Zavalina, Oksana L. (2006-10)
    This white paper details our findings to date relevant to the Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections. We provide sixteen recommendations to NISO suggesting potential ways to improve the impact and/or ...

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  • Varvel, Virgil E., Jr.; Thomer, Andrea (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, 2011-12)
    As input into the development, design, and improvement of the HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC), recipients of Google’s Digital Humanities Grants were interviewed to identify issues encountered during their projects. This ...

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  • Baker, Karen S.; Kellerhals, Doyn; Miller, Keith (2013-03)
    By considering the many kinds of data processes and information elements early in development of a data system, we pay attention to alignment with existing practices and organization that is science-oriented. Establishing ...

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