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Red Light, Green Light | Ithaka S+R
A proposal by Roger Schonfeld to help libraries assess the value of the resources they use.
libraries  collection  management  value  scholarly-communication  publishing 
june 2018 by tsuomela
RECOMMENDED: Computation in Conversation ← dh+lib
"I want to talk today about some of the current work happening around collections as data and some of the challenges that are holding us back from a collections as data revolution, but I really want to focus on how we as data producers can build better relationships and start productive conversations around our own libraries and how being more inclusive about who we invite into our data design and publishing processes can help us generate more usable datasets and further creative and responsible data reuse by our patrons and staff alike. "
data  collection  libraries 
november 2017 by tsuomela
RDA Research Data Collections WG Recommendations | RDA
"Recent efforts of the Research Data Alliance have established a conceptual model for the management of research data that promotes the use of digital objects, transcending the traditional notion of files and decoupling questions of access and use from location and storage. In this context, the need for building aggregations or collections of such objects has become an essential element. However, contemporary work on object collections focuses on primarily describing such collections through metadata, whereas research data management practice requires not only to describe collections, but to make them actionable by automated processes to be able to cope with ever increasing amounts and volumes of data. To this effect, this recommendation provides a comprehensive model for actionable collections and a technical interface specification to enable client-server interaction. It also reports on first adoption and implementation efforts across communities and institutions and provides perspectives on the use of data types in connection with collection structures, highlighting pathways for possible future work."
research-data  collection  automation 
november 2017 by tsuomela
Interference Archive
"The mission of Interference Archive is to explore the relationship between cultural production and social movements. This work manifests in an open stacks archival collection, publications, a study center, and public programs including as exhibitions, workshops, talks, and screenings, all of which encourage critical and creative engagement with the rich history of social movements. The archive contains many kinds of objects that are created as part of social movements by the participants themselves: posters, flyers, publications, photographs, books, T-shirts and buttons, moving images, audio recordings, and other materials."
archive  social-movement  protest  ephemera  collection  political  activism 
july 2017 by tsuomela
ePADD | Stanford University Libraries
"ePADD is a software package developed by Stanford University's Special Collections & University Archives that supports archival processes around the appraisal, ingest, processing, discovery, and delivery of email archives."
email  archives  appraisal  collection  management 
june 2016 by tsuomela
Acumen - The University of Alabama Libraries' Digital Archives
"The University of Alabama Libraries' digital archives explorer. Access current student research, digitized historical material, finding aids from the W.S. Hoole Special Collections Library, and more."
libraries  digital  collection  interface  design  web-design 
february 2016 by tsuomela
labs.bl.uk
"British Library Labs is an initiative funded by the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation that invites researchers and developers to work with the British Library and our digital collections to address an important research question."
libraries  lab  academic-lab  digital  digital-library  collection 
april 2015 by tsuomela
Welcome to Viewshare
"Viewshare is a free platform for generating and customizing views (interactive maps, timelines, facets, tag clouds) that allow users to experience your digital collections."
archives  software  free  digital-humanities  collection  visualization  interface 
april 2012 by tsuomela
Seedmagazine.com | Saved by Science
Behind-the-scenes slideshow of the collections at the Museum of Natural History.
museum  collecting  collection  behind-the-scenes  natural-history  photography  slideshow 
february 2009 by tsuomela
CoCoRaHS - Community Collaborative Rain, Hail
CoCoRaHS is an acronym for the Community Collaborative Rain, Hail and Snow Network. CoCoRaHS is a unique, non-profit, community-based network of volunteers of all ages and backgrounds working together to measure and map precipitation (rain, hail and snow). By using low-cost measurement tools, stressing training and education, and utilizing an interactive Web-site, our aim is to provide the highest quality data for natural resource, education and research applications.
science  meteorology  weather  community  co-science  collaboration  crowdsourcing  distributed  climate  volunteer  precipitation  collection  data  water  snow  citizen-science 
february 2009 by tsuomela
Microsoft Research DataDepot - Home
Welcome to DataDepot, a site that lets you track, analyze, and share trend lines.
data-mining  time-series  sharing  collection  archive  social-computing 
october 2008 by tsuomela
Open Collections Program: Contagion - Historical Views of Diseases and Epidemics
Harvard’s new “open collection” contributes to the understanding of the global, social–history, and public–policy implications of diseases and offers important historical perspectives on the science and the public policy of epidemiology today.
archive  collection  online  epidemiology  medicine  sts  science  history  humanities 
march 2008 by tsuomela
Omeka
Omeka is a web platform for publishing collections and exhibitions online. Designed for cultural institutions, enthusiasts, and educators, Omeka facilitates community-building around collections and exhibits. Omeka is free and open source
art  gallery  online  exhibit  history  museum  collection  culture 
february 2008 by tsuomela
(theinfo)
This is a site for large data sets and the people who love them: the scrapers and crawlers who collect them, the academics and geeks who process them, the designers and artists who visualize them.
data-mining  data  collection  analysis  visualization  scraping  via:vaguery 
january 2008 by tsuomela
Representative Poetry On-line: Editor's Introduction
Representative Poetry Online, version 3.0, includes 3,162 English poems by 500 poets from Caedmon, in the Old English period, to the work of living poets today. It is based on Representative Poetry, established by Professor W. J. Alexander of University C
poetry  literature  online  collection 
october 2007 by tsuomela
Eaton Collection
SF collection at UC Riverside. George Slusser, original curator.
sf  archive  collection  literature  manuscript 
june 2007 by tsuomela

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