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Programmer Analyst 2 at Yale University

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 07:33
Yale University is recruiting a Programmer Analyst 2 . Here's an excerpt from the ad. Reporting to the Manager of Digital Library and Programming Services, the Programmer Analyst 2 will work to deliver more library content and services to our users from our web applications by developing innovative tools that help patrons discover and use […]
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"Keeping Up With… Net Neutrality"

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 07:32
ACRL has released "Keeping Up With… Net Neutrality". Network neutrality, a term coined by Columbia Law School professor Tim Wu in 2003[1], is the idea that an internet service provider (ISP) should treat all the data that travels through its network equally, regardless of the source, destination, or content of that data. In practice, this […]
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E-Research and Digital Scholarship Services Librarian at University of California, Irvine

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 07:31
The University of California, Irvine is recruiting a E-Research and Digital Scholarship Services Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad. The E-Research and Digital Scholarship Services Unit is being formed within the Collection Development Department to capitalize on digital services offered locally and throughout the UC system to assist in the research, publication, and teaching […]
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NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Library Edition

Fri, 08/22/2014 - 07:30
NMC has released the NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Library Edition. Here’s an excerpt from the press release: The NMC Horizon Report: 2014 Library Edition, examines key trends, significant challenges, and emerging technologies for their potential impact on academic and research libraries worldwide. While there are many local factors affecting libraries, there are also issues that […]
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Digital Curation News (8/21/2014) #digitalpreservation

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 08:22
Emulation as a Service (EaaS) at Yale University Library Research Data Management on a Shoestring Budget Implementation of Digital Deposit at the National Library of Norway Emerging Data Management Roles for Health Librarians in Electronic Medical Records Data Curator at New York University Data Management Lifecycle and Software Lifecycle Management in the Context of Conducting […]
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Web Services Specialist at Towson University

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 07:33
Towson University is recruiting a Web Services Specialist. Here's an excerpt from the ad. Focusing on services that improve the user experience for the University's students, faculty, and staff, the Web Services Specialist collaborates with team members, other library staff, and university personnel to develop applications using appropriate web languages, techniques, and technologies. Digital Scholarship […]
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Digital Legal Deposit, An IPA Special Report

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 07:32
The International Publishers Association has released Digital Legal Deposit, An IPA Special Report. Here's an excerpt from the press release: A new IPA report reveals how policies and processes are being developed and implemented which allow digital content, whether in the form of e-books, journals, blogs or website content, to be collected and archived. It […]
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Data Management Services Librarian at University of Florida

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 07:31
The University of Florida is recruiting a Data Management Services Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad. The Data Management Services Librarian will serve as the primary liaison for and provide consulting support to identify, store, describe (curate), retrieve, and re-use data, particularly data not available in public or government repositories. The Data Management Services […]
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U.S. Department of Energy Public Access Plan

Thu, 08/21/2014 - 07:30
U.S. Department of Energy has released its Public Access Plan. Here's an excerpt: The Department proposes to host, a portal and a search interface tool, the Public Access Gateway for Energy and Science (PAGES), to enhance the discoverability of unclassified and otherwise unrestricted scholarly publications resulting from DOE funding. PAGES will provide metadata and abstracts […]
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Dean of Libraries and Elizabeth D. Rockwell Chair at University of Houston

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:33
The University of Houston is recruiting a Dean of Libraries and Elizabeth D. Rockwell Chair. Here's an excerpt from the ad. The University of Houston invites nominations and applications for the position of Dean of Libraries and Elizabeth D. Rockwell Chair. The Dean of Libraries leads the University Libraries and advances the University's mission of […]
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Digital Curation News (8/20/2014) #digitalpreservation

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 10:04
How Long Do CDs Last? It Depends, But Definitely Not Forever Using Open Source and Free Tools for AV Digital Preservation Workflows Kress Curatorial Fellow CALL: Regional NDSA Meeting, Amherst, Oct. 30 OCR Improvement: Helping and Hindering Researchers 13th International PASIG Meeting Data Curator at New York University Digital Scholarship | Digital Curation News | […]
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Data Curator at New York University

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 07:33
New York University is recruiting a Data Curator. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Center for Urban Science and Progress (CUSP) at New York University seeks a Data Curator: an information scientist who will work with faculty, researchers, and students in applied urban science to acquire and organize data related to New York City. […]
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"Spending by University Research Libraries, 2012-13"

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 07:32
Based on Association of Research Libraries data, The Chronicle of Higher Education has published "Spending by University Research Libraries, 2012-13." Digital Scholarship | Digital Scholarship Publications Overview | Sitemap
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Senior Systems Engineer at Columbia University

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 07:31
Columbia University is recruiting a Senior Systems Engineer. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Columbia University Libraries Information Technology Office (LITO) seeks an experienced Senior Systems Engineer. The incumbent will design, develop and deploy Unix server systems, supervise other Unix Systems Engineering staff, perform maintenance and security as required, provide support for Library/IS projects […]
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"Integrating Approaches to Privacy Across the Research Lifecycle: Long-Term Longitudinal Studies"

Wed, 08/20/2014 - 07:30
Alexandra Wood et al. have self-archived "Integrating Approaches to Privacy Across the Research Lifecycle: Long-Term Longitudinal Studies." Here's an excerpt: The defining characteristics of a long-term longitudinal study—that such a study follows a large number of individuals over extended periods of time and collects vast quantities of sometimes very sensitive personal information from subjects—create a […]
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Digital Curation News (8/19/2014) #digitalpreservation

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 14:21
Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture, Volume 43, Issue 3 (Jul 2014) Curating Extragalactic Distances: An Interview with Karl Nilsen & Robin Dasler Leveraging High Performance Computing Resources for Managing Large Datasets Workshop International Journal of Digital Curation, Vol 9, No 1 (2014) Digital Preservation Sustainability on the EU Policy Level TRAC Audit: Do-It-Yourself Demos Research […]
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Research Data Management Librarian at Boston University

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 07:33
Boston University is recruiting a Research Data Management Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Lead Boston University Libraries efforts to support faculty and students in the management of their research data throughout its lifecycle. Educate and lead subject librarians in providing data management services. Work with other relevant university offices to develop policies and […]
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"The Development of Open Access Repositories in the Asia-Oceania Region: A Case Study of Three Institutions"

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 07:32
IFLA has released "The Development of Open Access Repositories in the Asia-Oceania Region: A Case Study of Three Institutions." Here's an excerpt: In recent years, open access models of publishing have transcended traditional modes thus enabling freer access to research. This paper takes a trans-regional approach to examining open access publishing in the Asia and […]
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Digital Infrastructure Librarian at Washington University

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 07:31
Washington University is recruiting a Digital Infrastructure Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Washington University Libraries is seeking a creative and enthusiastic individual to design and implement a new digital library application infrastructure using the Hydra repository framework and related technologies. Reporting to the Head of Scholarly Publishing, the Digital Infrastructure Librarian will work […]
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eLife Research Advances Allows Authors to Update Their Papers

Tue, 08/19/2014 - 07:30
eLife has announced Research Advances, which allows authors to update their papers. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: The new article format, which we have named Research Advances, is for new results that build on previously published Research Articles or Short Reports in an important way. Authors will therefore be able to report progress in […]
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