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."
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."
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."
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.'"