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REPORT AVAILABLE: U.S. CODATA and Board on Research Data and Information–Data Citation Policies and Practices

From Paul F. Uhlir, Director, Board on Research Data and Information

Washington, DC  The U.S. CODATA and the Board on Research Data and Information (BRDI) is pleased to announce the publication of a new report: Out of Cite, Out of Mind: The Current State of Practice, Policy, and Technology for the Citation of Data. The report was authored by the CODATA-ICSTI Task Group on Data Citation Standards and Practices and edited by Yvonne M. Socha. The project was directed by the staff of the US CODATA/BRDI.

CNI VIDEO: The Digital Preservation Network–Report/Discussion on DPN’s Emerging Architecture, System Protocol, Service Model


From Diane Goldenberg-Hart, Communications Coordinator, CNI

Washington, DC  A project briefing recording, The Digital Preservation Network: A Report and Discussion on DPN’s Emerging Architecture, System Protocol & Service Model, from CNI's spring 2013 member meeting by Tom Cramer and James Simon of Stanford University, is now available on CNI's video channels:

YouTube: http://youtu.be/lCvY0_hzyw8

Report: VIVO 2013 Conference


Winchester, MA
 The VIVO 2013 Conference was held last month in St. Louis providing sponsors, speakers, partners and participants opportunities to share VIVO ideas and best practices. Over the course of the three-day conference more than 850 tweets about speakers and content were shared with a wide audience of followers from around the world. 

WEBINAR RECORDING AVAILABLE: "Stewarding Research Data with Fedora and Islandora”

Winchester, MA  On September 10 Mark Leggott, University Librarian, University of Prince Edward Island and President of Discovery Garden Inc., presented, “Stewarding Research Data with Fedora and Islandora.”  This DuraSpace Solutions Webinar highlighted approaches to managing and preserving research data using innovative Islandora tools.  Islandora is an open-source software framework built on Fedora that is designed to help institutions and organizations and their audiences collaboratively manage, and discover digital assets using a best-pr

CALL for Project Briefing Proposals for CNI Fall '13 Meeting

From Diane Goldenberg-Hart, Communications Coordinator, CNI

Washington, DC  The Fall 2013 CNI Membership Meeting will be held on December 9-10 (Monday and Tuesday) at the Capital Hilton in Washington, DC. Registration materials are being sent to designated member representatives. Please note that the meeting and hotel registration deadline is Tuesday, November 12. For more information, see the meeting website:

http://www.cni.org/mm/fall-2013/

AVAILABLE: Sept. 2013 Issue of Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter

Washington, DC  The September 2013 Library of Congress Digital Preservation Newsletter is now available.

http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/news/newsletter/201309.pdf

This issue features:

• The Truth and Reconciliation Commission of Canada using the Levels of Digital Preservation

• The George Sanger Collection at UT Austin Videogame Archive

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