Archive for March, 2016

Laying the Foundation: Digital Humanities in Academic Libraries

Posted in Digital Humanities on March 21st, 2016 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Purdue University Press has released Laying the Foundation: Digital Humanities in Academic Libraries.

Here's an excerpt:

Laying the Foundation: Digital Humanities in Academic Libraries examines the library's role in the development, implementation, and instruction of successful digital humanities projects. It pays special attention to the critical role of librarians in building sustainable programs. It also examines how libraries can support the use of digital scholarship tools and techniques in undergraduate education.

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Data Informationist at Johns Hopkins University

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on March 18th, 2016 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Johns Hopkins University is recruiting a Data Informationist.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Data Informationist will build an evolving set of data services to meet the needs of clinical, public health and basic science researchers across the research data lifecycle from its creation to preservation. S/he will investigate research practices related to data creation, use, organization, management and storage across the Schools of Medicine, Nursing and Public Health (SOM, SON and SPH). S/he will also participate in the institution's effort to measure the impact of research by Hopkins scholars.

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"Researchers’ Adoption of an Institutional Central Fund for Open-Access Article-Processing Charges: A Case Study Using Innovation Diffusion Theory"

Posted in Open Access, Publishing, Scholarly Journals on March 18th, 2016 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Stephen Pinfield and Christine Middleton have published "Researchers' Adoption of an Institutional Central Fund for Open-Access Article-Processing Charges: A Case Study Using Innovation Diffusion Theory" in SAGE Open.

Here's an excerpt:

This article analyzes researchers' adoption of an institutional central fund (or faculty publication fund) for open-access (OA) article-processing charges (APCs) to contribute to a wider understanding of take-up of OA journal publishing ("Gold" OA). Quantitative data, recording central fund usage at the University of Nottingham from 2006 to 2014, are analyzed alongside qualitative data from institutional documentation. The importance of the settings of U.K. national policy developments and international OA adoption trends are considered. Innovation Diffusion Theory (IDT) is used as an explanatory framework.

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Senior Software Engineer for Discovery Services at University of Virginia

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on March 18th, 2016 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

The University of Virginia is recruiting a Senior Software Engineer for Discovery Services.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

This position creates, enhances, and maintains web application services that give patrons access to library resources, with an emphasis on Ruby-on-Rails programming with access to Solr indexes through Blacklight and the Project Hydra stack.

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Web Archiving Environmental Scan

Posted in Digital Curation & Digital Preservation, Reports and White Papers on March 18th, 2016 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

The Harvard Library has released the Web Archiving Environmental Scan.

Here's an excerpt from the announcement:

The purpose of the environmental scan was to explore and document current web archiving programs (and institutions desiring a similar capacity) to identify common concerns, needs, and expectations in the collection and provision of web archives to users; the provision and maintenance of web archiving infrastructure and services; and the use of web archives by researchers.

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Operating Systems Programmer, Library IT at Yale University

Posted in Library IT Jobs on March 17th, 2016 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Yale University is recruiting a Operating Systems Programmer, Library IT.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

Reporting to the Enterprise Systems and Services Technical Lead in Library IT, the Operating Systems Programmer will serve as systems and database administrator, with responsibility for local and hosted infrastructure, as well as for other critical services and storage in a 24/7/365 on-call production environment. The incumbent will design, install, configure, integrate, document, and manage core systems, storage, and applications for the Yale University Library.

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Converting Scholarly Journals to Open Access: A Review of Approaches and Experiences

Posted in Open Access, Publishing, Reports and White Papers, Scholarly Journals on March 17th, 2016 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

The Harvard Library Office for Scholarly Communication has released a draft of Converting Scholarly Journals to Open Access: A Review of Approaches and Experiences for comment.

Here's an excerpt:

This report identifies ways through which subscription-based scholarly journals have converted their publishing models to open access (OA). The major goal was to identify specific scenarios that have been used or proposed for transitioning subscription journals to OA so that these scenarios can provide options for others seeking to "flip" their journals to OA.

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Web Programmer at California State University, Northridge

Posted in Library IT Jobs on March 17th, 2016 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

The California State University, Northridge is recruiting a Web Programmer.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The incumbent installs, configures and maintains web-based and mobile applications; assists in the design and development of new mobile and web-based applications; processes digital audio and video media, and provides support for multimedia content distribution; assists in the tracking and analysis of user statistics; automates routine tasks, writes and documents scripts, and identifies areas in need of changes; installs, configures, maintains and administers monitoring and performance tools; conducts periodic testing, and recommends improvements; provides support to other members of the Web Services team as needed; works on special projects, and performs other duties as assigned.

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"The FAIR Guiding Principles for Scientific Data Management and Stewardship"

Posted in Data Curation, Open Data, and Research Data Management, Open Science, Publishing on March 17th, 2016 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Mark D. Wilkinson et al. have published "The FAIR Guiding Principles for Scientific Data Management and Stewardship" in Scientific Data.

Here's an excerpt:

A diverse set of stakeholders-representing academia, industry, funding agencies, and scholarly publishers-have come together to design and jointly endorse a concise and measurable set of principles that we refer to as the FAIR Data Principles. The intent is that these may act as a guideline for those wishing to enhance the reusability of their data holdings.

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Digital Curation News (3/16/2016) #digitalcuration #digitalpreservation #datamanagement #researchdata #rdm

Posted in Digital Curation News on March 16th, 2016 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

| Research Data Curation Bibliography, Version 5 | Digital Curation Bibliography: Preservation and Stewardship of Scholarly Works and Supplement | Digital Scholarship | Digital Scholarship Sitemap

HBO Manager, Archives & Metadata at HBO

Posted in Digital Library Jobs on March 16th, 2016 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

HBO is recruiting an HBO Manager, Archives & Metadata.

Here's an excerpt from the ad:

The Manager of Archives, Metadata and Asset Management, plans and implements media asset management tools, metadata standardization projects, and best practice development in support of the HBO Archives digital toolkit and asset lifecycle roadmap.

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"A New Approach to Configuration Management for Private LOCKSS Networks"

Posted in Data Curation, Open Data, and Research Data Management on March 16th, 2016 by Charles W. Bailey, Jr.

Tobin M. Cataldo has published "A New Approach to Configuration Management for Private LOCKSS Networks" in D-Lib Magazine.

Here's an excerpt:

The node-based configuration management model is an alternative approach to configuration management for Private LOCKSS Networks that reduces external dependencies and subsequent vulnerabilities by flattening the hierarchical vendor-consumer model into a preservation node-based service. The node-based configuration management model also describes approaches for leveraging the LOCKSS preservation protocols to distribute and preserve the configuration data, and maintain continuous service regardless of network membership changes or infrastructural failure.

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