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Coda Archival Digital Repository Dataset

Coda Archival Digital Repository Dataset

Date: April 1, 2014
Creator: Phillips, Mark Edward & Ko, Lauren
Description: This dataset contains information extracted from the UNT Libraries' Coda Digital Repository. It contains information related to number of files, size, and ingest date of digital objects added to that system. It can be used for analysis and investigation of the growth and makeup of digital repositories.
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Guidelines for Digital Newspaper Preservation Readiness

Guidelines for Digital Newspaper Preservation Readiness

Date: March 4, 2014
Creator: Skinner, Katherine & Schultz, Matt
Description: The Guidelines for Digital Newspaper Preservation Readiness address a specific set of preservation challenges faced by libraries, archives, historical societies, and other organizations that curate substantial collections of digital newspaper content. The Guidelines are intended to inform curators and collection managers at libraries, archives, historical societies, and other such memory organizations about various practical readiness activities that they can take. They provide links to technical resources that curators can either implement themselves or work with their technical staff to implement. The Guidelines (Version 1.0) only deal with digital newspapers at this point, not broadcast or other forms of digital news.
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Guidance Documents for Lifecycle  Management of ETDs

Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs

Date: March 19, 2014
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw; Donovan, Bill; Halbert, Martin; Han, Yan; Henry, Geneva; Hswe, Patricia et al.
Description: In 2011, a research team led by the University of North Texas, the Educopia Institute/MetaArchive Cooperative, and the worldwide Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD), began studying the production, dissemination, and preservation of Electronic Theses and Dissertations (ETDs). The original intent was to develop and disseminate documentation for academic libraries that would help curators better understand and address the preservation challenges presented by these new digital collections. As researchers from the libraries of University of North Texas, Virginia Tech, Rice University, Boston College, Indiana State University, Penn State, and the University of Arizona began to grapple with ETD lifecycle management issues, they quickly realized that librarians were but one of many academic stakeholder groups that work collaboratively to produce and maintain ETD collections. Studying the library role in isolation was neither feasible nor helpful. The scope of our work increased to encompass the roles and responsibilities of core stakeholders in the ETD lifecycle: students, faculty, administrators, technologists, commercial vendors, and librarians. The resulting Guidance Documents address areas of interest to ETD program planners, managers, and curators. They will help this extended set of stakeholders understand, document, and address the administrative, legal, and technical challenges presented by ETDs—from submission ...
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A Guide to the Best Revenue  Models and Funding Sources  for your Digital Resources

A Guide to the Best Revenue Models and Funding Sources for your Digital Resources

Date: March 2014
Creator: Maron, Nancy
Description: With the support of the Jisc-led Strategic Content Alliance (SCA), Ithaka S+R has developed this guide to support those who are actively managing digital projects and are seeking to develop funding models that will permit them to continue investing in their projects, for the benefit of their users, over time. This report updates Sustainability and Revenue Models for Online Academic Resources (2008) in two major ways: first, by expanding the list of revenue models covered in order to take into account emerging models, including highlighting those methods that are compatible with open access. Second, the report places the notion of ‘revenue generation’ in the context of the fuller range of funding activities we have observed in higher education and the cultural sector. In addition to practices more often seen in the commercial world like advertising and corporate sponsorships, the report devotes time to discussions of a range of philanthropic sources of support as well as support offered by host institutions.
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Participatory Design in Academic Libraries: New Reports and Findings

Participatory Design in Academic Libraries: New Reports and Findings

Date: February 2014
Creator: Council on Library and Information Resources
Description: This report looks at how staff at eight academic institutions gained new insight about how students and faculty use their libraries, and how the staff are using these findings to improve library technologies, space, and services. Participatory design is a relatively recent approach to understanding library user behavior. It is based on techniques used in anthropological and ethnographic observation. The report is based on a series of presentations at the second CLIR Seminar on Participatory Design of Academic Libraries, held at the University of Rochester’s River Campus June 5-7, 2013. Chapters focus on projects at the University of Colorado, Boulder; Colby College; University of Connecticut; Columbia University; Rush University Medical Center; Purdue University; Northwestern University; and the University of Rochester. David Lindahl, of the University of Missouri-Kansas City, provided the keynote.
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Introducing Name Authority into an ETD Collection

Introducing Name Authority into an ETD Collection

Date: August 21, 2013
Creator: Waugh, Laura; Tarver, Hannah & Phillips, Mark Edward
Description: Article on introducing name authority into a large electronic theses and dissertations (ETD) collection.
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Open Access Publishing Fees: Responses, Strategies and Emerging Trends

Open Access Publishing Fees: Responses, Strategies and Emerging Trends

Date: March 21, 2014
Creator: Waugh, Laura
Description: Presentation for the 2014 SWALL Annual Meeting. This presentation discusses open access, publishing fees, article processing charges, and research on campus open access funds.
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Metadata for ETD Lifecycle Management

Metadata for ETD Lifecycle Management

Date: March 21, 2014
Creator: Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw
Description: Chapter from Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs. This chapter describes the roles of metadata in facilitating the ETD lifecycle, methods to capture metadata manually and automatically, examples of programs using metadata to enhance ETD access, and strategies to manage metadata over time.
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Guide to Options for ETD Programs

Guide to Options for ETD Programs

Date: March 21, 2014
Creator: Halbert, Martin
Description: Chapter from Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs. This chapter describes ETD access policies and intellectual property issues, deposit procedures, repository system options, ETD program management and ETD program services.
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Breaking Silos: Interdepartmental Collaboration for Better Electronic Collection Development

Breaking Silos: Interdepartmental Collaboration for Better Electronic Collection Development

Date: March 17, 2014
Creator: Crawford, Laurel
Description: Presentation for the 2014 ER&L Annual Conference. This presentation discusses interdepartmental collaboration for better electronic collection development.
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