SPARC-ACRL forum "Understanding the Implications of Open Education: MOOCs and More" June 29, 2013
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Dr. Helen Tibbo Receives IMLS Grant for CRADLE project JMLA Review: Digital Curation Bibliography: Preservation and Stewardship of Scholarly Works Skills for the Future: Educational Opportunities for Digital Curation Professionals Digital Stewardship Education at the Graduate School of Library & Information Science, Simmons College Bridging By Design: The Curation and Management of Digital Assets Specialization [...]
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White Houses Issues Important Executive Order on Open Government Data, http://t.co/IB47JkrWxd California Open Access Bill Clears Committee, http://t.co/iQVqVweGAB Amazon Working on a 3D Phone, http://t.co/gxHbbnxu8p New Bipartisan Bill Proposes Real Fixes to Bad Copyright Law, https://t.co/IAFVGXs0gD Senator John McCain Pushes to End the Cable Bundle, http://t.co/AfEYrhqqhl New Privacy Bill Requires Apps to Disclose How They [...]
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Wilfrid Laurier University Libraries are recruiting an Associate University Librarian for Information Resources and Scholarly Communication. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The AUL IRSC provides library-wide leadership,management, policy and planning responsibility in the areas of Information Resources, Metadata Initiatives, Scholarly Communication, Data and Government Information and Assessment and Evaluation, with an emphasis in advancing [...]
David R. Hansen et al. have self-archived "Educational Fair Use Brief in Support of Georgia State University on Behalf of Amici Curiae Academic Authors and Legal Scholars" in SSRN. Here's an excerpt: In this case, Plaintiff Publishers accuse GSU and its faculty of violating their copyrights through this practice. But, as the district court correctly [...]
The Iowa City Public Library is recruiting a Coordinator, Information Technology . Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Iowa City Public Library seeks an Information Technology Coordinator to manage all aspects of library technology including online library systems, productivity systems, internet access, website, access cable channel, telephone and other IT hardware, software and networks. [...]
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Valerie Harris and Peter Hepburn have published "Trends in Image Use by Historians and the Implications for Librarians and Archivists" in the latest issue of College & Research Libraries. Here's an excerpt: For years, libraries have offered reproduction services to users, with historians being the core audience. More recently, archives and special collections have developed [...]
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Google, Authors Guild Back in Court, http://t.co/00f38eO0TY Finding Out Who Your Friends Are [Georgia State University copyright case], http://t.co/N34oUb3gM1 IFLA Builds Its New Repository with EPrints Services, http://t.co/QkEFvjU6Wn Google Glass: What Do You Want to Know about Google's Internet Eyewear?, http://t.co/7NLXMMZcJ9 Intellectual Property Owners Association Against Helping the Blind Because It Would 'Set a Dangerous [...]
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ICPN Webinar: "Identifying and Selecting Content for Digital Preservation" [Video] The APTrust [Academic Preservation Trust] Architecture Presentation British Library Digital Preservation Strategy (2013-2016) Digital Curation: Creating an Environment for Success (SAA course) Historicizing the Digital for Digital Preservation Education: An Interview with Alison Langmead and Brian Beaton Digital Scholarship | DigitalCurationNews
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Indiana University Libraries are recruiting a Web Application Programmer/Analyst, Digital Library Applications. 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 | Sitemap
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Keiko Kurata, Tomoko Morioka, Keiko Yokoi, and Mamiko Matsubayash have published the "Remarkable Growth of Open Access in the Biomedical Field: Analysis of PubMed Articles from 2006 to 2010" in PLOS One. Here's an excerpt: This study clarifies the trends observed in open access (OA) in the biomedical field between 2006 and 2010, and explores [...]
The University of Nevada, Reno Libraries are recruiting a Web Specialist. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The position is responsible for the ongoing technical management, updating, and repair of all server-side and client-side code on which the libraries' website is built. This includes routine maintenance and content upkeep, as well as design and quality [...]
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The Australian National Data Service has released Research Data Management in Practice. Here's an excerpt: ANDS has commissioned this "Research Data Management Practice Guide" as a practical starting point that focuses on the 'Why' and 'How' of good data and risk management, with plenty of references for further reading for readers who need more detail. [...]
The New York Public Library Discusses eBook Pilot Projects, http://t.co/6y7gLqPJ4r Adobe's Creative Suite Is Dead, Long Live the Creative Cloud, http://t.co/ISzCLOUugB I, For One, Welcome Our New Software Overlords, http://t.co/zzHGzdGNGk Rice's OpenStax College Doubles Down on Free, Online Textbooks, http://t.co/VgCLx0wCdJ Internet Tax Bill Targets All Digital Downloads, http://t.co/YjJQrGmaoD Coming Soon: Desktops Hosted on the Cloud, [...]
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The Youngstown State University Library is recruiting a Systems Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: To be responsible for Maag Library's major computer based systems that support library functions, provide library services and/or store and provide access to information content. To administer computer servers, administer library applications on those servers, and design and administer [...]
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David Solomon has published "Types of Open Access Publishers in Scopus" in Publications. Here's an excerpt: This study assessed characteristics of publishers who published 2010 open access (OA) journals indexed in Scopus. Publishers were categorized into six types; professional, society, university, scholar/researcher, government, and other organizations. Type of publisher was broken down by number of [...]
Central Michigan University Libraries are recruiting a Web Developer/Programmer. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Primarily responsible for web programming and technical support of advanced web services and web applications for the Central Michigan University Libraries. Provides support to the Libraries' staff to develop, test, and support web-based applications. Researches and works collaboratively on the [...]
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The University of Michigan Press has launched Maize Books, which will offer an open access publishing option. Here's an excerpt from the announcement: The University of Michigan Press, a unit of Michigan Publishing, is committed to producing and disseminating high-quality scholarship. As part of that commitment, we're proud to announce Maize Books, a new Michigan [...]
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Practical Digital Preservation: A How-to Guide for Organizations of Any Size Building Infrastructures for Archives in a Digital World [Conference] Answers to Common Misconceptions about Data Sharing Dryad's Annual Membership Meeting, and Much More, in Oxford This Month Life-Saving: The National Software Reference Library Digital Curation Bibliography Paperback Now Costs Less Than a McDonald's Happy [...]
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Science Open Access Journals Search Engine, [Office of Scientific and Technical Information], http://t.co/BF946wiyDf A Self-Publication Gold Rush?, http://t.co/jkg9Ro8ygS CUNY DHI: The Commons and Digital Humanities in Museums [5 meeting videos], http://t.co/gqlnKK3KQg Windows 8: Microsoft's New Coke Moment, http://t.co/HHzlief8k9 Open Access Theses & Dissertations: Launch of a New OA Discovery Tool, http://t.co/WkjX592E7a Digital Public Library of [...]
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