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    • Beyond the Tutorial: Complex Content Models in Fedora 3 

      Gorman, Peter; Prater, Scott (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-21)
      The University of Wisconsin Digital Collections Center recently began a pilot project to create a digital collection of learning objects stored in a Fedora 3.1 repository. This pilot project is the proof-of-concept of ...
    • Building a Central Repository for Nanomanufacturing 

      Reznik-Zellen, Rebecca; Stevens, Bob (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-20)
      The InterNano Nanomanufacturing Repository (INR) is a central repository of nanomanufacturing research and trade information for the nanomanufacturing community. It is administered by the National Nanomanufacturing Network ...
    • Building an Institutional Repository in Hard Times 

      Holt, Michael; Oguz, Fatih; Landis, Cliff (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
      This poster presents an overview of an exploratory research initiative to examine and assess the viability of developing an institutional repository system at a teaching-oriented four-year university with minimal monetary ...
    • Building an Open Social Learning Community Around a DSpace Repository on Statistics 

      Córcoles, Cesar P.; Lamb, Brian; Minguillón, Julià (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
      In this paper we describe a project which aims to build an open social learning community around a learning object repository (LOR) based on DSpace containing learning resources about Statistics. We combine the preservation ...
    • Case Studies in Repository Workflows: Three Approaches 

      Cramer, Tom; Green, Richard; McRae, Lynn; Sigmon, Tim; Wayland, Ross (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-21)
      "Lightweight workflow" is both an oxymoron, and a continual aspiration of the many stakeholders in the repository community. As part of the Hydra Project, the University of Hull, University of Virginia and Stanford University ...
    • A Closer Look at Fedora's Ingest Performance 

      Razum, Matthias; Strnad, Kai (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-21)
      It is of paramount importance for large-scale applications that Fedora can handle huge amounts of data efficiently. While Fedora is generally known to be stable and reliable, there appears to be a lack of data and experience ...
    • Cloud Task Replica - Towards a Preservation Strategy 

      Rodgers, Richard (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-19)
      This presentation will share our experience in the design of a replication management system which attempts to go beyond standard IT backup practices, which protect only against isolated, local, technical or procedural ...
    • Collaboration Between IRALIS and E-LIS : Improving the Visibility of Author's Names in the Open Access World 

      Subirats, Imma; Baiget, Tomàs; Ferrer-Sapena, Antonia; Peset-Mancebo, Fernanda; Rodríguez-Gairín, Josep-Manuel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
      The problem of the inconsistencies in the authors' signatures has been around for many years, but its significance is increasing due to the great number of people publishing research studies and papers. It is clear that ...
    • Conducting a Self-Assessment of a Long-Term Archive for Interdisciplinary Scientific Data as a Trustworthy Digital Repository 

      Chen, Robert S.; Downs, Robert R. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-19)
      Long-term preservation and stewardship of scientific data and research-related information is paramount to the future of science and scholarship. Disciplinary and interdisciplinary scientific data archives can offer ...
    • Connecting Authors and Repositories Through SWORD 

      Fernicola, Pablo (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
      By incorporating SWORD support into an add-in for Microsoft Word, it is now possible for authors to deposit articles to Information Repositories directly from their word processor. Furthermore, in order to simplify and ...
    • Connexions: Create Globally, Educate Locally 

      Emmons, Jonathan; Thierstein, Joel (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
      Founded in 1999, Connexions (http://cnx.org/) was built upon the philosophy that high-quality, open-licensed scholarly materials can revolutionize the way we think about education. Built upon a core of open software and ...
    • Creating and Sharing Fedora Installation Package for Ubuntu 

      Bartolo, Laura M.; Lowe, Cathy S.; Songar, Poonam; Stanley, Douglas M. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
      Open repositories are enterprise information systems that face ongoing challenges of maintaining low operating costs, high efficiency, and high reliability. This poster proposal presents an open source strategy to help ...
    • Crossing the Curatorial Chasm - Lessons from the FACADE project 

      Reilly, William (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-19)
      The FACADE project was tasked with developing a preservation strategy and program for proprietary, complex 3D CAD models used in architecture and design. In achieving this goal, the project created an expressive object ...
    • Curriculum Customization Service: Results of a Pilot Study and Future Enhancements 

      Davis, Lynne; Devaul, Holly; Sumner, Tamara; Weatherley, John (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
      Digital libraries are a powerful tool for delivering educational resources to the classroom. We have been investigating ways to enable the use and repurposing of educational resources to support student-centered differentiated ...
    • Customizing DSpace Manakin for Educational Video Collections to Enhance User Experience 

      Foster, Marie; Huang, Jane Q.; Moen, William E.; Polyakov, Serhiy (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
      The poster reports our experience of using DSpace Manakin for Starlink Video Repository. The project is a cooperation between STARLINK (Richardson, TX) and TxCDK of University of North Texas, under the supervision of Dr. ...
    • The Cutting Edge of SWORD 

      Allinson, Julie; Stevenson, Adrian (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05)
      The presentation will give an overview of the UK JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee) funded SWORD2 project. It will essentially be concerned with the need for, and development of, a specification that can be used ...
    • Depth Customization of DSpace: Best Practices and Techniques of Institutional Repository at IIT Kanpur, India 

      Shrivastava, V. D.; Shukla, Gaurav; Vijaianand, S. K. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-21)
      Realizing the importance and magnitude of Institutional Repository and global visibility and further research scope, Indian Institute of Technology Kanpur, India has intensively planned and designed a full fledged IR project ...
    • Designing and Implementing a Learning Object Repository: Issues of Complexity, Granularity, and User Sense-Making 

      Moen, William E. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-20)
      The Texas Center for Digital Knowledge at the University of North Texas is designing and implementing a DSpace/Manakin learning object repository (LOR) for the Texas Higher Education Coordinating Board to store and provide ...
    • Desktop, Web & Cloud Integration Workshop 

      Field, Adam; Tarrant, David (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-21)
      In this session you will have the opportunity to manage an EPrints 3.2 repository and integrate it with your own desktop machine and cloud storage. This session will cover: * An introduction to building and managing a ...
    • Digital Repositories and the Semantic Web: Semantic Search and Navigation for DSpace 

      Alexopoulos, Andreas D.; Koutsomitropoulos, Dimitrios; Papatheodorou, Theodore S.; Solomou, Georgia D. (Georgia Institute of Technology, 2009-05-21)
      In many digital repository implementations, resources are often described against some flavor of metadata schema, popularly the Dublin Core Element Set (DCMES), as is the case with the DSpace system. However, such an ...