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VIVO 1.7 Released

Digital Koans - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 07:32
The VIVO Project has released VIVO 1.7. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: The VIVO 1.7 release combines new features with improvements to existing features and services and continues to leverage the VIVO-Integrated Semantic Framework (VIVO-ISF) ontology introduced in VIVO 1.6. No data migration or changes to local data ingest procedures, visualization, or analysis tools […]
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Lead Web Developer at UCLA

Digital Koans - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 07:31
UCLA is recruiting a Lead Web Developer. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Under the supervision of the Head, Software Development and Project Management, the incumbent will work collaboratively to set priorities and goals and solve technical problems, identify technical opportunities and work with users. As part of a project team, provides programming and systems […]
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SCOAP3 Has Published 2,000 Articles

Digital Koans - Thu, 07/03/2014 - 07:30
The Sponsoring Consortium for Open Access Publishing in Particle Physics (SCOAP3) has published 2,000 articles. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: Two thousand Open Access articles have been published with SCOAP3 funding since January 2014 in 10 journals from 11 publishers and learned societies. These articles are released under a CC-BY license, and openly accessible […]
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Digital Curation News (7/2/2014) #digitalpreservation

Digital Koans - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 12:34
Preserving the Email Explosion How Much of the UK's HTML Is Valid? PBS' Premiere of "Time Scanners" Brings 3D Digital Preservation Technology to a Wider Audience Discounting the Far Future Preserving Folk Cultures of the Digital Age: An Interview with Folklorist Trevor J. Blank, Pt. 2 Meet the Web Archiving Roundtable Candidates for 2014-2015! Final […]
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Digital Access and Systems Librarian at Getty Research Institute

Digital Koans - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 07:31
The Getty Research Institute is recruiting a Digital Access and Systems Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Getty Research Institute (GRI) seeks a highly skilled, creative, and agile person to provide technical leadership and support for the core library and discovery/access systems. Reporting to the Head of Information Systems and working collaboratively with […]
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ARL Annual Salary Survey 2013—2014

Digital Koans - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 07:30
ARL has released the ARL Annual Salary Survey 2013—2014. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: The 2013—2014 data show that salaries for professionals in ARL libraries kept pace with inflation. The median salary for professionals in US ARL university libraries in 2013 was $68,773, an increase of 2.3% over the 2012—2013 median salary of $67,257. […]
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Systems & Applications Librarian at Whitman College

Digital Koans - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 07:03
Whitman College is recruiting a Systems & Applications Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: This position is responsible for library systems and research technology planning and implementation, including application upgrades, configuration, maintenance, integration, troubleshooting and continued evaluation, quality assurance and testing; training and support of library staff; and design and maintenance of the Library's […]
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European Commission Issues Action Plan for Infringements of Intellectual Property Rights

Digital Koans - Wed, 07/02/2014 - 07:02
The European Commission has issued an Action Plan for infringements of intellectual property rights. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: Here's an excerpt: The EU Action Plan sets out a number of actions to focus the EU's IPR enforcement policy on commercial scale infringements (the so-called 'follow the money' approach). The Strategy setting out an […]
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Digital Curation News (7/1/2014) #digitalpreservation

Digital Koans - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 08:43
Final Results from the DCC RDM 2014 Survey Maximising the Value of Research Data: Developing Incentives and Changing Cultures Data Quality Issues and Content Analysis for Research Data Repositories: The Case of Dryad Assessing Requirements for Research Data Management Support in Academic Libraries: Introducing a New Multi-Faceted Capability Tool Understanding Folk Culture in the Digital […]
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Web Application Programmer/Analyst at Indiana University Bloomington

Digital Koans - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:33
Indiana University Bloomington is recruiting a Web Application Programmer/Analyst. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Performs software design, programming, database administration, and other tasks required for the ongoing maintenance and enhancement of Library Technologies (LT) software systems, primarily in support of web-based digital content delivery. Digital Scholarship | Digital Library Jobs | Library IT Jobs […]
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Taylor & Francis Open Access Survey June 2014

Digital Koans - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:32
Taylor & Francis has released the Taylor & Francis Open Access Survey June 2014. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: In the first few months of 2014 Taylor & Francis carried out a worldwide survey, with the aim of exploring journal authors' views on open access. Having previously conducted a survey on open access in […]
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Digital Humanities Project Director at Princeton University

Digital Koans - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:31
Princeton University is recruiting a Digital Humanities Project Director. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Manage existing and anticipated digital humanities initiatives at the Library, including the ongoing Blue Mountain Project, the German Modernism Project, the Slavic Visual Resources Project, and others. Work with librarians and curators, the Coordinator of Digital Initiatives, the Digital Studio, […]
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"The Subversive Proposal at 20"

Digital Koans - Tue, 07/01/2014 - 07:30
Richard Poynder has published "The Subversive Proposal at 20" in Open and Shut? Here's an excerpt: Twenty years ago yesterday, cognitive scientist Stevan Harnad posted a message on a mailing list, a message he headed "A Subversive Proposal." This called on all researchers to make copies of the papers they published in scholarly journals freely […]
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Digital Curation News (6/30/2014) #digitalpreservation

Digital Koans - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 08:37
Digital Curation Preparation: A Survey of Contributors to International Professional , Educational, and Research Venues The Place of Tape in Digital Preservation—Prospects for Reduced Reliance on LTO And Server Solutions for Storage and Archive (Video) Repository Fringe 2014—Programme Announced! Digital Humanities and Digital Preservation: A New Series Digital Preservation Awards 2014: Second Call for Nominations […]
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Senior Systems/Software Engineer at Carnegie Mellon University

Digital Koans - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 07:33
Carnegie Mellon University is recruiting a Senior Systems/Software Engineer. Here's an excerpt from the ad: This temporary, full-time one-year position is responsible for designing systems and software, and coding, integrating, and maintaining new and existing software and scripts for the University Libraries’ UNIX-based information retrieval systems using standard protocols and programming interfaces. Duties include working […]
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Open Discovery Initiative: Promoting Transparency in Discovery

Digital Koans - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 07:32
NISO has released Open Discovery Initiative: Promoting Transparency in Discovery. Here's an excerpt: Based on the input from a survey done early in the project (see 2.7), the ODI group agreed to develop recommended practices in the following areas: Technical recommendations for data format and data transfer, including method of delivery and ongoing updates. Recommendations […]
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DevOps Engineer/Systems Administrator at DuraSpace

Digital Koans - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 07:31
DuraSpace is recruiting a DevOps Engineer/Systems Administrator. Here's an excerpt from the ad: DuraSpace, a not-for-profit serving the needs of hundreds of academic and cultural heritage institutions worldwide, is seeking an experienced operations specialist to manage the administration and automation of technical infrastructure and software systems used by the DuraSpace organization and the teams that […]
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"Measuring the Broader Impact of Research: The Potential of Altmetrics"

Digital Koans - Mon, 06/30/2014 - 07:30
Lutz Bornmann has self-archived "Measuring the Broader Impact of Research: The Potential of Altmetrics." Here's an excerpt: Today, it is not clear how the impact of research on other areas of society than science should be measured. While peer review and bibliometrics have become standard methods for measuring the impact of research in science, there […]
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Digital Curation News (6/27/2014) #digitalpreservation

Digital Koans - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 10:27
Bulk Disk Imaging and Disk-Format Identification with KryoFlux Investing in Opportunity: Policy Practice and Planning for a Sustainable Digital Future (Free two-day conference registration open) Call for TAPAS Project Early Adopters Upcoming POWRR [Preserving Objects With Restricted Resources] Workshops When Digital Projects End OOXML: The Good and the Bad NDSR Selects the Next Class of […]
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Scholarly Communications and Faculty Services Librarian at Penn State Dickinson School of Law

Digital Koans - Fri, 06/27/2014 - 07:33
The Penn State Dickinson School of Law is recruiting a Scholarly Communications and Faculty Services Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Specifically, the SCFSL, in concert with other members of the Law Library's professional team, will be responsible for the development and leadership of creative scholarly support programs that are custom fit to provide […]
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