sustainability

Transformational Times: An Environmental Scan Prepared for the ARL Strategic Plan Review Task Force

Transformational Times: An Environmental Scan Prepared for the ARL Strategic Plan Review Task Force
Association of Research Libraries
Februrary 2009
Charles B. Lowry
Prudence Adler
Karla Hahn
Crit Stuart

"In 2009 the Association of Research Libraries is renewing its strategic plan. The plan that will result from this effort will guide the Association in setting priorities and organizing its activities for the next several years, a time that is expected to present unprecedented challenges and concomitant opportunities to research libraries."

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Archival Management Software: A Report for the Council on Library and Information Resources

Archival Management Software: A Report for the Council on Library and Information Resources
Lisa Spiro
January 2009
Council on Library and Information Resources
Washington, D.C.
 

"What technologies can hlep archives and special collections tackle their 'hidden collections' and make them available to researchers?"

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SPEC Kit 307

SPEC Kit 307
Manuscript Collections on the Web
October 2008
Donnelly Lancaster Walton
University of Alabama

"There is growing demand from users, administrators, and donors to have manuscript collection information available on the Web."

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Perceptions of Developing Trends in Repositories

Perceptions of Developing Trends in Repositories
Survey Results for The SPARC Digital Repositories Meeting 2008
Baltimore, MD Nov. 17th-18th
bepress/Digital Commons

"We asked SPARC attendees to respond to a dozen questions that explored IR trends through the lens of the SPARC conference themes: New Horizons, Campus Publishing, Developing Value-Added Services and Policy Environment."

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Report of the Subject and Institutional Repositories Interactions Study

Report of the Subject and Institutional Repositories Interactions Study
JISC
Science & Technology Facilities Council, e-Science
November 2008
Catherine Jones
Robert Darby
Linda Gilbert
Simon Lambert

"This report was commissioned by JISC to produce a set of practical recommendations for steps that can be taken to improve the interactions between institutional and subject repositories in the UK."

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Innkeeper at the Roach Motel

Innkeeper at the Roach Motel
Dorothea Salo
Digital Repository Librarian
University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center

 

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Embracing the Future: Embedding digital repositories in the University of London

Embracing the Future: Embedding digital repositories in the University of London
Technical Report prepared for the SHERPA-LEAP Consortium
Stijin Hoorens
Lidia Villalba van Dijk,
Christian van Stolk
The RAND Corporation 2008

"Digital repositories can help Higher Education Institutions (HEIs) to develop coherent and coordinated approaches to capture, identify, store and retrieve intellectual assets such as datasets, course material and research papers."

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PoWR: The Preservation of Web Resources Handbook

PoWR: The Preservation of Web Resources Handbook
The PoWR Handbook 2008
Digital preservation for the UK HE/FE web management community
JISC

"One of the goals of PoWR is to make current trends in digital preservation meaningful and relevant to information professionals with the day-to-day responsibility for looking after web resources."

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OAIS terms

OAIS terms
OAIS—Open Archival Information System
OAIS DISC Subgroup report of October 1, 2008 evaluates OSUL's activities in the context of the OAIS model.

"A model showing how information is accquired, preserved, and disseminated."

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Detailed Functional Model of the OAIS Reference Model: Local implementation of functions

Detailed Functional Model of the OAIS Reference Model: Local implementation of functions
OAIS Report to DISC, October 2008
Amy McCrory
Tschera Connell
Beth Black

"Our digital production and preservation activities do not fall under one 'umbrella'. . . All images included in this report are taken from the CCSDS Blue Book 'Reference Model for an Open Archival Information System.'"

 

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