Browse Project Reports - CIRSS by Title

  • Palmer, Carole L. (International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers, 2007-04-25)
    There is no doubt that patterns and trends in information use are rapidly changing in the digital environment. Studies have shown that scientists are “reading” more and that users of all kinds are applying new linking and ...

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  • Zavalina, Oksana L.; Palmer, Carole L.; Jackson, Amy S.; Han, Myung-Ja (2008-09)
    Collection-level metadata has the potential to provide important information about the features and purpose of individual collections. This paper reports on a content analysis of collection records in an aggregation of ...

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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Knutson, Ellen M.; Twidale, Michael B.; Zavalina, Oksana L. (Information Today, 2006-11-06)
    As part of a federation project providing integrated access to over 170 digital collections, we are studying how collections can best be represented to meet the needs of service providers and diverse user communities. This ...

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  • Varvel, Virgil E., Jr. (2011-09-01)
    This case study focuses on lessons learned during the Data Conservancy (DC) architecture and infrastructure development in its initial phases from 2009-2011. This study explores how the Infrastructure Research and Development ...

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  • Smith, Linda C.; Cragin, Melissa H.; Palmer, Carole L.; MacMullen, W. John; Heidorn, P. Bryan (2008-06-20)
    Data curation is the active and ongoing management of research data through its lifecycle of interest and usefulness to scholarship, science, and education. The Graduate School of Library and Information Science at the ...

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  • Varvel, Virgil E., Jr. (2012-12-12)
    One of the primary aspects of the Data Curation Education in Research Programs (DCERC) program is the incorporation of a data internships or field experiences into the educational program. The internship experiences will ...

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  • Varvel, Virgil E., Jr. (2012-12-13)
    The Data Curation Education in Research Centers (DCERC) Summer Workshop was held at the National Center for Atmospheric Research (NCAR) in Boulder, CO prior to the start of the student internship experiences (the beginning ...

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  • (2006-10)
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Teffeau, Lauren C.; Newton, Mark P. (2008-08)
    With support from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation, the GSLIS Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign undertook a one-year pilot study to investigate ...

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  • Cole, Timothy W. (2003-04)
    The first six months of the University of Illinois IMLS Digital Collections and Content project were spent refining project planning, hiring staff, purchasing and configuring project servers and workstations, forming a ...

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  • Cole, Timothy W. (2003-11)
    The IMLS Digital Collections and Content project has made good progress in all areas of the project during the previous six months. As noted in prior report, a few early milestones were delayed due to longer than anticipated ...

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  • Cole, Timothy W. (2004-04)
    The IMLS Digital Collections and Content (DCC) Project has made progress on a number of fronts over the past six months. The response rate for the survey distributed in September to 1998-2002 National Leadership Grant (NLG) ...

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  • Cole, Timothy W.; Shreeves, Sarah L. (2004-10)
    The IMLS Digital Collections and Content (DCC) Project has made progress on a number of fronts over the past six months. After a second distribution of the survey to National Leadership Grant (NLG) projects funded in 2003 ...

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  • Cole, Timothy W.; Shreeves, Sarah L. (2005-04)
    The IMLS Digital Collections and Content (DCC) Project continues to make progress on its objectives. Collection-level descriptions contained in our IMLS NLG Digital Collection Registry were released to the National Leadership ...

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  • Cole, Timothy W.; Benevento, Jenny (2005-11)
    The IMLS Digital Collections and Content (DCC) Project is continuing progress on previous objectives as well as laying the foundation for the new research agenda that will be undertaken as part of the grant’s extension. ...

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  • Cole, Timothy W.; Benevento, Jenny (2006-11)
    The IMLS DCC Project has continued progress on goals during this performance period. With the extension of the grant for 2 more years (effective 1 October 2005) we have made changes in project staff and steering committee ...

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  • Cole, Timothy W.; Jackson, Amy S. (2006-09)
    During the past six months, the IMLS Digital Collections and Content (DCC) Project has continued to make progress toward stated goals and objectives. A second survey was sent to the initial 100 projects to track the evolution ...

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  • Cole, Timothy W.; Jackson, Amy S. (2007-04)
    The IMLS Digital Collections and Content project continued to make progress during the performance period toward proposal goals and outcomes. New collections were added to both the registry and repository, data was migrated ...

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