Browse Research Projects - CIRSS by Issue Date

  • 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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  • Cragin, Melissa H.; Palmer, Carole L.; Chao, Tiffany C. (2010-10)
    We present a general conceptual framework that maps relationships and dependencies among scientific data practices, types of data produced and used, and associated curation activities. As part of the Data Conservancy ...

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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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  • Mu��oz, Trevor; Renear, Allen H. (2011-06-15)
    As both the materials and the analytical practices of humanities research become increasingly digital, the challenge of sustaining meaningful access to the outputs of humanities research becomes more urgent. Continuing ...

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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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  • 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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  • Jackson, Larry S. (2012-05-18)
    This paper discusses considerations in assembling an archive of the digital materials of a project.

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  • Clark, Ashley M. (2012-10-01)
    Today much information is transformed with XSLT, but there are no methods of documenting the provenance of the processed data, though there are a variety of methods to piece together such a history. This paper describes a ...

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  • Fenlon, Katrina S.; Palmer, Carole L. (2012-10-11)
    This slideset summarizes the results of a national survey of reference services providers, which aimed to evaluate the Institute of Museum and Library Services Digital Collections and Content resource. The full report will follow.

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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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  • 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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  • Thompson, Cheryl A.; Baker, Karen S.; Senseney, Megan; Varvel, Virgil E., Jr.; Palmer, Carole L. (2013)
    The document contains the survey instrument from a study on the Specialization in Data Curation program at the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, aimed at understanding job preparedness and work experiences of ...

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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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  • 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; Cole, Timothy (2013-08)
    The W3C Open Annotation Community Group has published an RDF-based data model and ontology for describing annotations of digital resources. This model is designed to facilitate the implementation of interoperable annotation ...

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  • Wickett, Karen M.; Isaac, Antoine; Fenlon, Katrina S.; Doerr, Martin; Meghini, Carlo; Palmer, Carole L.; Jett, Jacob (Center for Informatics Research in Science and Scholarship, 2013-10)
    This report presents the results of a collaboration between members of the IMLS Digital Collections and Content (DCC) project and developers of the Europeana Data Model (EDM) to construct a formal extension of EDM that ...

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  • Thomer, Andrea K.; Palmer, Carole L.; Fouke, Bruce W.; Rodman, Ann; Choudhury, G. Sayeed; Baker, Karen S.; Asangba, Abigail E.; Wickett, Karen M.; DiLauro, Timothy; Varvel, Virgil E., Jr. (2013-12)
    The continuing proliferation of geological and biological data generated at scientifically significant sites (such as hot springs, coral reefs, volcanic fields and other unique, data-rich locales) has created a clear need ...

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  • Wickett, Karen M.; Thomer, Andrea K.; Baker, Karen S.; DiLauro, Timothy; Asangba, Abigail E. (2013-12)
    The description of the specific processes and artifacts that led to the creation of a data product provide a detailed picture of data provenance in the form of a workflow. The Site-Based Data Curation project, hosted by ...

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

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