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"Estimates of the Continuously Publishing Core in the Scientific Workforce"

Digital Koans - Tue, 07/15/2014 - 07:30
John P. A. Ioannidis et al. have published "Estimates of the Continuously Publishing Core in the Scientific Workforce" in PLOS ONE. Here's an excerpt: The proportion of the scientific workforce that maintains a continuous uninterrupted stream of publications each and every year over many years is very limited, but it accounts for the lion's share […]
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Digital Curation News (7/14/2014) #digitalpreservation

Digital Koans - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 11:49
Digital Forensics for Archivists, Part I and Part II LOLCats and Libraries: A Conversation with Internet Librarian Amanda Brennan Digital Preservation Analyst at UC San Diego HathiTrust Update on June 2014 Activities What Does the HathiTrust Decision Mean for Libraries? Long-term Access to Research Data as a Challenge to Migration (in Archiving 2014 Final Program […]
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Emerging Technology Librarian at Rochester Institute of Technology

Digital Koans - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 07:33
The Rochester Institute of Technology is recruiting an Emerging Technology Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: This position will identify and implement innovative uses of emerging information and web technologies to enhance the delivery of online content in a university setting including projects related to libraries, instruction, and student learning. Specific projects may include […]
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What Does the HathiTrust Decision Mean for Libraries?

Digital Koans - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 07:32
The Library Copyright Alliance has released What Does the HathiTrust Decision Mean for Libraries?. Here's an excerpt: The decision also demonstrates how the fair use right applies in the context of a specific library activity: mass digitization. The decision clearly indicates that the acts of a library digitizing the works in its collection, and the […]
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Digital Preservation Analyst at UC San Diego

Digital Koans - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 07:31
UC San Diego is recruiting a Digital Preservation Analyst. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The UC San Diego Library is seeking an experienced digital preservation analyst to play a central role building and maintaining national digital preservation systems, to ensure future generations will have open access to our digital cultural materials. This person will […]
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STM Releases Its Own Open Access Licenses

Digital Koans - Mon, 07/14/2014 - 07:30
The International Association of Scientific, Technical & Medical Publishers (STM) has released its own collection of open access licenses. Here's an excerpt: STM believes that publishers should have the tools to offer a wide variety of appropriate licensing terms dependent on their economic model and business strategy. To that end, the Association has produced sample […]
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Digital Curation News (7/11/2014) #digitalpreservation

Digital Koans - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 13:55
BSDIFF: Technological Solutions for Reversible Pre-conditioning of Complex Binary Objects Extending the Life of a Story Through Taxonomy at National Public Radio How to Handle the Masses–Automated Workflows as a Solution for the Collection and Preservation of E-Books in the German National Library WAS Service Update: June 2014 DMPTool Service Update: June 2014 Browser-Based Digital […]
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Digital Legal Resources and Systems Librarian at University of Maryland Carey School of Law

Digital Koans - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 07:33
The University of Maryland Carey School of Law is recruiting a Digital Legal Resources and Systems Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Reporting to the Acting Director of the Law Library and working closely with the Resource Acquisitions & Metadata Services Librarian, this position will provide support for integrating resources, participate in the implementation […]
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"Journal Collection Management and Open Access—Relationship Status: It’s Complicated"

Digital Koans - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 07:32
Miriam Lorenz has published "Journal Collection Management and Open Access—Relationship Status: It's Complicated" in IFLA WLIC 2014—Lyon. Here's an excerpt: The purpose of this study is to analyze how journal management in academic libraries (selection, cost organization and allocation) changes through the influence of Open Access and in what form the Open Access movement could […]
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Manager, Enterprise Library System, UITS at Indiana University Bloomington

Digital Koans - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 07:31
Indiana University Bloomington is recruiting a Manager, Enterprise Library System, UITS. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Develops, in conjunction with the IU Libraries, long-range plans and strategies for systems development, implementation, and integration of enterprise library applications and services in use to acquire, describe, discover, circulate, and preserve print and electronic collections. Manages systems […]
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"The Integrity of Research Is at Risk: Capturing and Preserving Web Sites and Web Documents and the Implications for Resource Sharing"

Digital Koans - Fri, 07/11/2014 - 07:30
James G. Neal has published "The Integrity of Research Is at Risk: Capturing and Preserving Web Sites and Web Documents and the Implications for Resource Sharing" in IFLA WLIC 2014—Lyon. Here's an excerpt: Born digital materials, for example websites and web documents, present particular challenges to academic and community libraries and their collection development, discovery […]
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CFParticipation: What’s Public Archaeology 2015 About?

Digital Humanities Now - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 13:00

Public Archaeology 2015, seeks to explore different kinds of archaeology producing different kinds of engagement with different kinds of public. Certainly within archaeology itself, public archaeology, or ensuring public engagement with archaeological themes, practice or results, is central to the future development of the field.

…The project will facilitate 12 public archaeology projects over the course of 2015, half led by archaeologists, half by non-archaeologists. The whole process is open for people to get involved in shaping how it runs; regular posts on individual projects will be available for discussion from 16 July onward. See you there. – James Dixon

Source: What’s Public Archaeology 2015 about? | Public Archaeology 2015

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Job: Deputy Director for Digital Strategies and Information Technology, Free Library of Philadelphia

Digital Humanities Now - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 12:30

Responsible for the planning, development, management and implementation of customer-centred digital services activities, programs, services and initiatives consistent with the Library’s strategic direction and vision. The Deputy Director for Digital Strategies and Information Technology provides professional leadership and coordination in the planning, implementation, and administration of digital services policies and programs for the Free Library of Philadelphia.

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Resource: Stamen Maps for Tableau

Digital Humanities Now - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 12:00

Stamen has long aspired to make it easier for people everywhere to visualize data, particularly on and with maps. In our recent partnership with Tableau, we’ve helped to improve a tool that does just that. Tableau’s latest version, 8.2, comes complete with a mapping suite designed by us. Suddenly it’s that much easier for people all over to make beautiful maps with their data.

Source: Stamen Maps for Tableau

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Software Engineer III at University of Virginia

Digital Koans - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 07:33
The University of Virginia is recruiting a Software Engineer III. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Library is seeking a software developer to join a team of curators, archivists, preservation specialists and technologists to make rare and unique materials freely available. Digital Scholarship | Digital Library Jobs | Library IT Jobs | Sitemap
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"Implementing CHORUS: Big Decisions Loom for Publishers"

Digital Koans - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 07:32
Angela Cochran has published "Implementing CHORUS: Big Decisions Loom for Publishers" in The Scholarly Kitchen. Here's an excerpt: The implementation is not without complications. Publishers need to make some pretty serious decisions on how to proceed. The biggest decision may be exactly what to expose in order to comply with any forthcoming public access mandates. […]
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Library Applications Developer at University of Miami

Digital Koans - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 07:31
The University of Miami is recruiting a Library Applications Developer. Here's an excerpt from the ad: This position will develop and deploy new and existing web and backend applications for the University of Miami Libraries. The Library Applications Developer will be involved in all stages of software development and maintenance: Gathering and writing requirements; designing […]
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Alcatel-Lucent Transmits 10 GBS on Copper Telephone Lines

Digital Koans - Thu, 07/10/2014 - 07:30
Alcatel-Lucent has announced that it has transmitted 10 GBS over copper wires. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: Bell Labs, the research arm of Alcatel-Lucent (Euronext Paris and NYSE: ALU), has set a new broadband speed record of 10 gigabits-per-second (Gbps) using traditional copper telephone lines and a prototype technology that demonstrates how existing copper […]
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Digital Curation News (7/9/2014) #digitalpreservation

Digital Koans - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 14:21
BitCurator Consortium—Membership Now Open Tag and Release: Acquiring & Making Available Infinitely Reproducible Digital Objects HathiTrust 2014 Mid-Year Review Dealing with Data: Science Librarians’ Participation in Data Management at Association of Research Libraries Institutions Open Preservation: Community Approaches to Ensuring Long-Term Access to Digital Collections (Presentation) Digital Scholarship | Digital Curation News | Digital Curation, […]
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Deputy Director for Digital Strategies and Information Technology at Free Library of Philadelphia

Digital Koans - Wed, 07/09/2014 - 07:33
The Free Library of Philadelphia is recruiting a Deputy Director for Digital Strategies and Information Technology. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Responsible for the planning, development, management and implementation of customer-centered digital services activities, programs, services and initiatives consistent with the Library's strategic direction and vision. The Deputy Director for Digital Strategies and Information […]
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