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WATCH: ​Wikipedia and Libraries: What's the Connection?

From Diane Goldenberg-Hart, Communications Coordinator, CNI 

Washington, DC  Wikipedia and Libraries: What's the Connection?, a project briefing presented at CNI's fall 2012 membership meeting by Merrilee Proffitt of OCLC and Sara Snyder of the Smithsonian Institution, is now available on CNI's two video channels:

YouTube: http://youtu.be/a6Qs-_51Qko
Vimeo: http://vimeo.com/61522767

AVAILABLE–Supplement to Digital Curation Bibliography: Preservation and Stewardship of Scholarly Works

From Charles W. Bailey, Jr, Publisher, Digital Scholarship

Houston, TX  Digital Scholarship has released the Digital Curation Bibliography: Preservation and Stewardship of Scholarly Works, 2012 Supplement:

http://digital-scholarship.org/dcbw/s1/dcbw-s1.htm

The 2012 supplement to the Digital Curation Bibliography:

"Side by Side" Documentary Explores Evolution of Movie Production and Archiving

Winchester, MA For more than a century movie makers told stories and explained our world in moving pictures using film. The entire process–from creation promotion, distribution, preservation and archiving–has undergone a rapid technological change from traditional chemical-based film processes to all digital.

2013 DuraCloud Brown Bag Series: Recording and Topics

Winchester, MA The 2013 DuraCloud Brown Bag Series kicked off on February 27 detailing the DuraCloud subscription plan options, how the plan's respective features and pricing differ, as well as discussing the use cases that best fit each subscription option. A recording of the session can be found here: http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=Rj6rSqAm7Uw.

Big Step Toward Free and Open Access to Publicly Funded Research

Winchester, MA  The growth of the Internet along with many channels users have created to disseminate every kind of networked digital information has been a catalyst for the simple idea that access to the results of publicly funded research should be free and open.

Laura C. Wood, Tufts University, Joins DuraSpace Board

Winchester, MA  The DuraSpace organization is pleased to announce that Laura C. Wood has accepted an appointment to the DuraSpace Board of Directors. 

fedora4lib at code4lib Hackfest Winners Announced


Winchester, MA  code4lib, the annual library information technology conference held this year Feb. 11-14 in Chicago, IL, has never had a simultaneous Developer Challenge event–until now.

For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure: U Nairobi Digital Repository

Winchester, MA In 1986 it was estimated that only 1/3-1/2 of all theses and dissertations (ETDs) were published for a variety of reasons–institutional access policies, outdated collection methods and systems, and idiosyncratic revision requirements1–to name a few. This meant that many original contributions to scholarship, the traditional academic goal for PhD research, were missing from the world corpus of knowledge.

2013 DuraCloud Brown Bag Series Kicks Off February 27th

Winchester, MA The DuraCloud team will host the first brown bag session of 2013 on Wednesday, February 27th at 12:30pm ET. February's brown bag session will detail the ways in which the Preservation subscription plans differ from the Enterprise subscription plans, specifically highlighting the differences between features and price as well as the types of use cases that are best suited for each subscription plan option.

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