From Bradley J. Daigle, Director of Digital Curation Services / Digital Strategist for Special Collections, University of Virginia on behalf of the AIMS Team
Charlotteville, VA AIMS (Born-Digital Collections: An Inter-Institutional Model for Stewardship) was a two year grant generously funded by The Andrew W. Mellon Foundation. It ran from October 2009-September 2011. An international collaboration of partners from the University of Hull (UK), Stanford University, Yale University, and the University of Virginia as lead, AIMS had several main goals, among them:
From Charles W. Bailey, Jr, Publisher, Digital Scholarship
From Heather Morrison, Simon Fraser University School of Communication
Ithaca, NY In an article about the launch of DuraCloud, Jo Maitland, Executive Editor of SearchCloudComputing, SearchServerVirtualization and SearchVMware, takes a look at how DuraCloud operates with cloud storage providers, key advantages of the new service and the ease of uploading content to DuraCloud:
"There are three options for uploading content to DuraCloud: via the web interface, the client-side synchronization utility, or the REST API."
From Charles W. Bailey, Jr., Publisher, Digital Scholarship http://www.digital-scholarship.org/: "From April 2005 through September 2011, Digital Scholarship had over 9 million visitors from 227 counties and over 44.2 million file requests, including 29.1 million page views."
From Priscilla Caplan on behalf of the PREMIS Editorial Committee
From Bonnie Wilson, D-Lib Magazine
The July/August 2011 issue of D-Lib Magazine (http://www.dlib.org/) is now available.
This issue contains four articles, two conference reports, several short pieces in the 'In Brief' column, excerpts from recent press releases, and news of upcoming conferences and other items of interest in 'Clips and Pointers'. This month, D-Lib features the New York Philharmonic Digital Archives web site.
The articles include:
The new issue of EDUCAUSE Review is now available on line: http://www.educause.edu/er. This issue includes: