Karen Held

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Open Access definitions vary but authors must be reminded that giving up copyright is just folly.

<i>The heart of the debate on open access to research is over licencing. A sharp schism has emerged between those who think the no restrictions CC-BY</i> …

New milestone for MIT Faculty Open Access Policy

MIT has reached a new open access milestone: 44 percent of faculty members’ articles published since the OA policy passed in 2009 are now being …

MIT

Mobile and App-Based Technology for Libraries

This presentation covers emerging mobile technology trends for Libraries, and shares some ways libraries can use these trends.

Five ways libraries are using Instagram to share collections and draw public interest.

<i>Alongside universities, libraries and librarians are now using social media platforms to connect with users in a range of exciting and innovating</i> …

Libraries host Digital Preservation Management workshop

Digital Preservation Management (DPM) Workshops, a well-known continuing education series hosted by the MIT Libraries, helps managers of digital …

Forensics

Comment on How We Can Save Our History One Smartphone at a Time by bobdc10

I can’t even keep up with Apple’s yearly OS changes, no more VHS tapes, no floppies, pretty soon, no more old style USB flash drives. Older …

Emerging Technology

Institutional policies and strategies - Digital Preservation Handbook

Illustration by Jørgen Stamp digitalbevaring.dk CC BY 2.5 Denmark<p>Introduction<p>The aim of this section is to help institutions understand, develop and …

2017 Cunha-Swartzburg Award to MetaArchive

CHICAGO—The Association for Library Collections & Technical Services (ALCTS) Preservation and Reformatting Section (PARS) Jury for the George Cunha …

Why long-term digital preservation tops the list of hottest topics for information management in 2017

The world of information management is fast-moving, driven by rapid advancements in technology - and the biggest challenge in 2017 will be how to …

Big Data

America's Film History Is Stored In a Cold War Bunker

The U.S. Library of Congress in Washington D.C. is home to more than 160 million books, recordings, photos, manuscripts, and other important pieces …

Blue Ridge Mountains

Funding: JSTOR Receives $50,000 NEH Grant to Support Research on High-Quality Digitization, Digital Preservation of Arabic-Language Scholarly Journals

From JSTOR:<p>Today, the National Endowment for the Humanities (NEH) announced funding for 208 humanities projects, including a $50,000 grant to JSTOR …

How to convert a PDF to JPG for easy viewing on any device

There are plenty of worthwhile reasons to convert a Portable Document Format (PDF) to a JPG image (it’s different from a GIF, you know). Although PDF …

Tutorials
Archives

Researchers build preservation ecosystem to avert 'digital dark age'

Think of your favorite song. Pictures of loved ones. The apps you use every day. Now think of the devices you use to access them. If, a year, a …

University of Notre Dame
Humanities

Copyright Law Versus Internet Culture

Throughout human history, culture has been made by people telling one another stories, building on what has come before, and making it their own. …

Copyright

How libraries can save the Internet of Things from the Web's centralized fate

Everyone thinks libraries have a positive role to play in the world, but that role differs greatly based on whether you’re talking to a librarian or …

Blockchain

How Are School Libraries Adapting in a Digital Age?

The release of the American Library Association's annual State of America's Libraries report coincides each year with April's celebration of School …

50 Awesome Search Engines Every Librarian Should Know About

Students, teachers and the public turn to their librarians for help researching everything from technology to genealogy to homework help and lesson …

Journal Article: “Data Curation and the Arts: How Do Musicians Curate Their Data?”

The following full text article (accepted for publication manuscript version) was recently published in <i>Music Reference Services Quarterly</i> 19, no. 3–4 …

DKSP EP:45 – What is Content Curation and the Types of Content Curation

Wondering what is Content Curation and how you could make it a part of your content marketing strategy?There was a lot of feedback that I got about …

Infographics

Content Curation Strategies for Digital Learning

In our digitally connected world, most of us have become curators of content as we utilize the technology tools in our pockets to interact with each …

Education Technology
Infographics