Browse Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship by Title

  • 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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  • Shreeves, Sarah L. (2006-11-30)
    A presentation to the UIUC Library Faculty and Staff on the OAI Protocol for Metadata Harvesting.

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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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  • 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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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Cragin, Melissa H.; Heidorn, P. Bryan; Wright, Daniel T. (IEEE, 2006-06-12)
    New practices are emerging in all stages of biological research, from data collection through dissemination of results. In addition, libraries and museums are increasingly being called upon to become the long-term curators ...

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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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  • Thomer, Andrea K.; Twidale, Michael B.; Guo, Jinlong; Yoder, Matthew J. (2016-02-28)
    Taxonomy is the branch of science concerned with classi- fying organisms: drawing the line between cats and dogs, fish and fowl, animals and vegetables. Modern taxonomic work is built on a hundreds-year-old tradition of ...

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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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  • Baker, Karen S. (Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship, 2016-12)
    Attention to data management at Therkildsen Field Station at Emiquon (TFSE) began in 2013. The University of Illinois Springfield built this research field station by the Illinois River between Lewistown and Havana on land ...

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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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  • Cragin, Melissa H.; Chao, Tiffany C.; Palmer, Carole L. (2011-07)
    Digital libraries (DLs) are adapting to accommodate research data and related services. The complexities of this new content spans the elements of DL development, and there are questions concerning data selection, service ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Downie, J. Stephen; Cole, Timothy; Senseney, Megan (2015-12-22)
    This document assembles and describes the outcomes of the four prototyping projects undertaken as part of the Workset Creation for Scholarly Analysis (WCSA) research project (2013 – 2015). Each prototyping project team ...

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