Abstract — Council on Library and Information Resources. by Christa Williford and Charles Henry Research Design by Amy Friedlander ISBN 978-1-932326-40-6 This report culminates two years of work by CLIR staff involving extensive interviews and site visits with scholars engaged in international research collaborations involving computational analysis of large data corpora. These scholars were the…

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Our first meeting took place in May 2012 at the Institute of International Education in New York City. The meeting focused on experimental platforms for scholarly production, as well as shared concerns and opportunities for change in broader areas such as audience, building and sustaining communities, academic workflow, and the human and technical infrastructure that supports scholarly communication. Materials…

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This document reports on the work which has been undertaken in support of the European Framework for Audit and Certification of Digital Repositories which was initiated by the European Commission’s unit which funds APARSEN. . . . The main part of this report provides details of the test audits which were carried out, the problems…

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The official title for this session is “Preservation and Conservation of Captured and Born Digital Materials” and it was divided into three presentations with introduction and question moderation by Jordon Steele, University Archivist at Johns Hopkins University. Digital Curation, Understanding the lifecycle of born digital items The Archivist’s Dilemma: Access to collections in the digital…

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Academic libraries find themselves embracing new roles in at least two key areas: Publishing. More academic libraries are entering the world of scholarly publishing by creating or expanding services. About half the respondents in a recent survey had (or were developing) library publishing services in order to support change in scholarly publication. Three quarters of…

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We describe work-in-progress on the design and methodology of the Dynamic Linked Data Observatory : a framework to monitor Linked Data over an extended period of time. The core goal of our work is to collect frequent, continuous snapshots of a subset of the Web of Data that is interesting for further study and experimentation,…

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The White House Office of Science and Technology Policy has released “Fact Sheet: Big Data Across the Federal Government.” Here’s an excerpt: Below are highlights of ongoing Federal government programs that address the challenges of, and tap the opportunities afforded by, the big data revolution to advance agency missions and further scientific discovery and innovation….

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