Category Archives: Reports

Report: National Academies Study on Digital Curation Workforce Issues

By the Editors | April 28, 2015

From the press release: There is an urgent need for policies, technologies, and expertise in digital curation, said the committee that conducted the study and wrote the report. It recommends that the White House Office of Science and Technology Policy lead policy development in digital curation and prioritize strategic resource investments for the field. Research […]

Report: Authors Alliance Guide to Rights Reversion

By The Editors | April 14, 2015

Yesterday I was fortunate to be able to attend a session offered by the Authors Alliance that was hosted by the University of California, Berkeley. As part of this session the Alliance announced the availability of a new guide that covers issues around rights reversion for authors who have published books. The presentation placed this […]

Report: CSDH/SCHN Cyberinfrastructure Conversations Summary

By the Editors | April 9, 2015

From the report: We are posting here a high-level summary of the outcome of a series of conversations regarding the CFI Cyberinfrastructure Initiative among Canadian Digital Humanists. The conversations emerged from CSDH/SCHN consultations that began in the Spring of 2014. The document tries to reflect the priorities and areas of emphasis that have emerged from these […]

Report: Open Data Day Report #2

By The Editors | March 17, 2015

In our follow-up series about Open Data Day 2015, which took place on February 21 across the world, we will now highlight some of the great events that took place across the European continent. Read the full post here.

Report: Mallet past present and future

By the Editors | March 3, 2015

From the post: There was a conversation on Twitter about the current state of Mallet. My goal for Mallet is that it should do a few things very well. Future development will focus on making the process of using machine learning easier and more informative. Also, be sure to use the current GitHub version. Before discussing […]

Report: Data on the Web Best Practices

By the Editors | March 3, 2015

From the working draft: This document provides best practices related to the publication and usage of data on the Web designed to help support a self-sustaining ecosystem. Data should be discoverable and understandable by humans and machines. Where data is used in some way, whether by the originator of the data or by an external […]

Report: “Researcher Perspectives on Publication and Peer Review of Data”

By the Editors | March 3, 2015

From the abstract: Data “publication” seeks to appropriate the prestige of authorship in the peer-reviewed literature to reward researchers who create useful and well-documented datasets. The scholarly communication community has embraced data publication as an incentive to document and share data. But, numerous new and ongoing experiments in implementation have not yet resolved what a […]

Report: NMC Horizon Report Higher Education Edition Released

By the Editors | February 12, 2015

From the Report: The NMC Horizon Report > 2015 Higher Education Edition is a collaborative effort between the NMC and the EDUCAUSE Learning Initiative (ELI). This 12th edition describes annual findings from the NMC Horizon Project, an ongoing research project designed to identify and describe emerging technologies likely to have an impact on learning, teaching, and creative […]

Report: Common Ground — Exploring Compatibilities Between the Linked Data Models of the Library of Congress and OCLC

By the Editors | February 3, 2015

From the post: The Library of Congress (LC) and OCLC Research have released the white paper, “Common Ground: Exploring Compatibilities Between the Linked Data Models of the Library of Congress and OCLC.” The paper, written by Carol Jean Godby (OCLC) and Ray Denenberg (LC), serves as an executive summary, published in advance of a “more detailed […]