Browse Research Projects - CIRSS by Title

  • 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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  • Baker, Karen S.; Mayernik, Matthew S.; Thompson, Cheryl A.; Nienhouse, Eric; Williams, Steve; Worley, Steve (2015-02)
    Amidst the contemporary focus on open data and national coordination, there is a need for organization-centric discussions about scientific data and data management. Data collections at the National Center for Atmospheric ...

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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; 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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  • Cole, Timothy W.; Jackson, Amy S.; Palmer, Carole L.; Shreeves, Sarah L.; Twidale, Michael B.; Zavalina, Oksana L. (2006-10)
    This white paper details our findings to date relevant to the Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections. We provide sixteen recommendations to NISO suggesting potential ways to improve the impact and/or ...

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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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  • 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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  • 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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  • Muñoz, 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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  • Shreeves, Sarah L. (2006-02-16)
    Presentation for the IMLS 2006 WebWise Conference in Los Angeles, CA.

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  • Palmer, Carole L.; Knutson, Ellen M. (Information Today, 2004-11)
    As digital library development begins to focus on interoperability and collection federation, resource developers need to be concerned with contributing to national and international collections, while not losing sight of ...

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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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  • Jett, Jacob (2015-07-01)
    Report formally defining the notion of workset both generally and specifically within the context of the HTRC. See executive summary for full details.

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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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  • 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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  • Unsworth, John (ACLS: New York,, 2006-12-13)
    "Cyberinfrastructure" is more than just hardware and software, more than bigger computer boxes and wider pipes and wires connecting them. The term was coined by NSF to describe the new research environments in which ...

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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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  • Baker, Karen S. (2014-03)
    Current practices and configurations are not sufficient to realize the vision of data as open, accessible, and reuseable resources. In moving from investigations by individual researchers to collaborative scientific ...

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