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  • Dalmau, Michelle; Homenda, Nicholas (Digital Library Federation Forum, 2016-11-09)
    A complex, dynamic network of digital scholarship experts from across the campus serve as the core of the Indiana University Libraries’ Scholars’ Commons, a space and service hub open since September 2014 that supports ...
  • Paul, Logan; Noel, Robert (IU Libraries, 2016-04-30)
    This website displays dynamic citation visualizations for faculty citations using data from available sources. Individual faculty and others charged with this task can import data on themselves and send along a link that ...
  • Liss, Jennifer A. (Taylor & Francis, 2016-12-12)
    At its 2016 Annual Meeting in Orlando, Competencies and Education for a Career in Cataloging Interest Group co-chairs Karen Snow (Dominican University, Graduate School of Library & Information Science) and Jennifer A. Liss ...
  • Cline, Nicholae; Nay, Leanne (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-11-30)
    The HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC) provides research support for the growing corpus of over fourteen million volumes in the HathiTrust Digital Library (HTDL) through a suite of tools for text analysis. This session will ...
  • Casey, Michael; Dapuzzo, Andrew (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-09-21)
    Audiovisual archivists agree that media holdings must be transferred to the digital domain as soon as possible in order to survive. Because this work requires significant resources, it must be conducted as efficiently as ...
  • Cameron, Jon (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-11-02)
    As the need to manage and provide access to collections of digital content grows, the ecosystem of software solutions designed to meet these needs has greatly expanded. Into this pool of software comes Avalon, but what ...
  • Craig, Kalani; Diaz, Arlene (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-10-05)
    In 1897-1898 secret agents from the Pinkerton National Detective Agency were following American war correspondents in Havana, Cuba. These agents were all Americans yet they all seemingly had a common employer: the Spanish ...
  • Hardesty, Juliet (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-09-28)
    What does it mean to turn data into Linked Data? That is the question we are attempting to answer with this project. The IU Libraries released the metadata for the Cushman Photograph Collection under a CC-BY license as a ...
  • Allen, Colin; Murdock, Jaimie (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-08-31)
    Research libraries continue to reinvent themselves in the face of increasing demand from users for digitized texts. As physical books move from stacks to deep storage, many researchers lament the reduction in the serendipitous ...
  • Courtney, Michael (Purdue University Press, 2014-11-01)
    A shift in user focus and information need has necessitated the development of tools to aid in the discovery of resources and, to be sure, resource discovery is arguably one of the most pressing issues that concerns libraries ...
  • Courtney, Michael; Donovan, Carrie (Routledge, 2016-05-23)
    The application of ethnographic methods to library instructional programs can provide opportunities for students to develop their own self-awareness and advance their thought processes. In addition, these methods have the ...
  • Dowding, Heidi (Rowman & Littlefield, 2016)
    As libraries are increasingly charged with long-term preservation of materials, they are having to make difficult decisions about what can be preserved and for how long. This chapter explores how open access materials are ...
  • Cohen, Rachael; Blakiston, Rebecca (Sage, 2015-06-28)
    Libraries and publishers are paying increasing attention to the information experiences of today’s emerging scholars – but what is the underlying value in understanding the researcher experience? What have we learned about ...
  • Cohen, Rachael (Indiana University Bloomington Libraries In-House Institute, 2010-05-11)
    Do you ever wonder what students really think about IUCAT? Or the libraries in general? Through traditional user studies and focus groups, I set out to discover these students' attitudes, preferences, and their overall ...
  • Moore, Kate B.; Greene, Courtney (Serials Review, 2012)
    In early 2011, an Indiana University Libraries task force was charged with selecting an open source discovery layer to serve as the public interface for IU's online catalog, IUCAT. This process included creating a rubric ...
  • Pennington, Buddy; Chapman, Suzanne; Fry, Amy; Deschenes, Amy; McDonald, Courtney Greene (Serials Review, 2016-02)
    Libraries are increasingly embracing user experience (UX) and user-centered design principles to improve the satisfaction and success of library users. Electronic resources management can utilize such principles to better ...
  • Dalmau, Michelle; Homenda, Nick (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-04-20)
    The Indiana University Bloomington Libraries' Digital Collections Services department has offered Digital Project Planning consultation services twice a week since the opening of the Scholars' Commons in September 2014. ...
  • Wheeler, Brian (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-04-06)
    The process of converting the digitized MDPI media into something that can be used for web delivery is conceptually simple: transcode each one into derivatives and transfer them to the delivery system. However, like most ...
  • Hardesty, Juliet (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-03-30)
    It is an interesting time in the libraries for metadata. We have a lot of things described and described well, but is it feasible to keep all of that description in a useful way moving forward? And how do we offer up a ton ...
  • Sanders, Doug (Indiana University Digital Collections Services, 2016-03-09)
    The manufacture of protective enclosures is part of routine work in many libraries and museums. This presentation summarizes a novel collaboration of 3-D scanning and modeling technology provided by digital technology ...

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