Browse Project Reports - CIRSS by Issue Date

  • 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.; 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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  • 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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  • (2005-07)
    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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • (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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Jackson, Amy S. (2008-04)
    The first six months of the continuing IMLS Digital Collections and Content project, “Next Generation Digital Federations,” were spent refining project planning, forming a project advisory board, evaluating current content, ...

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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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