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<METS> Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard: Primer and Reference Manual

<METS> Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard: Primer and Reference Manual
Version 1.6
September 2007
Digital Library Federation

"One of the most often expressed requests received by the METS Editorial Board during its relatively short history has been for more extensive technical documentation and better examples of METS instances."
 

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Sustaining Digital Resources: A Briefing Paper for Leaders of Projects with Scholarly Content

Sustaining Digital Resources: A Briefing Paper for Leaders of Projects with Scholarly Content
JISC Content
October 2009

"Those who manage digital resources face a significant challenge: finding the resources to support their project and help it thrive."
 

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Empowering People: Indiana University's Strategic Plan for Information Technology

Empowering People: Indiana University's Strategic Plan for Information Technology
Indiana University 2009

"I am pleased to receive this plan in response to my charge to develop a successor to the university's 1998 Strategic Plan for Information Technology. The difficult financial situation of the nation and the state at this time makes this plan absolutely essential to maximize efficiency and productivity for IU's primary missions of education and research."
- Michael A. McRobbie
President

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An ecological approach to repository and service interactions

An ecological approach to repository and service interactions
JISC Repository Net
Version 1.5
R. John Robertson (CETIS, University of Strathclyde)
Mahendra Mahey (UKOLN, University of Bath)
Julie Allinson (University of York)
October 2008

"This work began in response to a perceived need to express something of how and why digital repositories and services interact."
 

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The Impact of Digitizing Special Collections on Teaching and Scholarship

The Impact of Digitizing Special Collections on Teaching and Scholarship
Reflections on a Symposium about Digitization and the Humanities
Merrilee Proffitt
Jennifer Schaffner
OCLC (Online Computer Library Center) Programs & Research
July 2008

"University faculty and scholars demonstrated their uses of rare books and archives—in both digital and physical forms—to an audience of RLG Programs partners at a symposium in Philadelphia on June 4, 2008."
 

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Collection development in interesting times: a summary

Collection development in interesting times: a summary
Library Collections, Acquisitions, & Technical Services
27 (2003) pp. 459-462
Michael Gorman

"This paper was largely derived from my contribution to the Against the Grain volume Scholarly publishing. Therefore, what follows is a summary and not the full paper."

 

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A Survey of Digital Humanities Centers in the United States

A Survey of Digital Humanites Centers in the United States
Prepared for the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR)
May 2007, Revised May 2008
Diane M. Zorich

"In preparation for the 2008 Scholarly Communications Institute (SCI 6) entitled, “‘Centers of Excellence’: Models and Strategies for Creation and Advancement,” the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) commissioned a survey of digital humanities centers (DHCs). "

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Current Models of Digital Scholarly Communication

Current Models of Digital Scholarly Communication
Results of an Investigation Conducted by Ithaka for the Association of Research Libraries
November 2008
Nancy L. Maron
K. Kirby Smith

"How are we to understand new forms of scholarship and scholarly works in their own right?"

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An introduction to the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS)

An introduction to the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS)
Morgan V. Cundiff
Library Hi Tech
Volume 22, Number 1 
2004
pp. 52-64
Emerald Group Publishing Limited

"This article provides an introductory overview of the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard, better known as METS."

 

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Reference Model for an Open Archival Information System (OAIS)

Reference Model for an Open Archival Information System (OAIS)
Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems
Recommendation for Space Data System Standards
CCSDS 650.0-B-1
Blue Book, Issue 1
January 2002

"This document has been approved for publication by the Management Council of the Consultative
Committee for Space Data Systems (CCSDS) and represents the consensus technical agreement of the participating CCSDS Member Agencies."
 

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