Browse Research Projects - CIRSS by Title

  • 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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  • 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, Schema.org 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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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Knutson, Ellen M.; Twidale, Michael B. (2005-09-21)
    This white paper provides preliminary analysis of the data we have collected related to collection definition and provides a sketch of our next steps as we continue research in this area.

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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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  • Zavalina, Oksana L. (Wiley, 2007-10)
    As part of a federation project providing integrated access to over 160 digital collections, we are studying how collections can best be represented to meet the needs of diverse user communities. This paper reports preliminary ...

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  • Urban, Richard J. (2005-12-06)
    This paper combines a review of information-seeking behavior studies with qualitative interviews of humanities scholars using the IMLS Digital Collection Registry.

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  • Duerr, Ruth E.; Chao, Tiffany C. (2014-02)

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  • Weber, Nicholas M.; Palmer, Carole L.; Chao, Tiffany C. (Journal of Web Librarianship, 2012)
    Digital research data have introduced a new set of collection, preservation, and service demands into the tradition of digital librarianship. Consequently, the role of an information professional has evolved to include the ...

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    application/vnd.openxmlformats-officedocument.wordprocessingml.documentMicrosoft Word 2007 (74kB)
  • Palmer, Carole L.; Thompson, Cheryl A.; Mayernik, Matthew S.; Williams, Valerie; Kelly, Karon; Allard, Suzie (2014-02)

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  • 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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  • 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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  • 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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  • (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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  • 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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  • 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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