Content Matters: An Interview with Staff from the National Park Service

This is a guest post by Abbie Grotke, the Library of Congress Web Archiving Team Lead and Co-Chair of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Content Working Group. In this installment of the Content Matters series of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Content Working Group we’re featuring an interview with staff from the U.S. National Park […]

Full text: Value all research products

As per the Nature copyright assignment form for Comments, I can post the text of my Comment 6 months after publication.  That’s this week, so here it is! Piwowar H. (2013). Value all research products, Nature, 493 (7431) 159-159. DOI: 10.1038/493159a For more on this article, see previous blog posts: Just Published: Value All Research Products First […]

NDSA Levels of Digital Preservation @ USGS: An interview with John Faundeen

A few months back  several members of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance’s Levels of Digital Preservation team presented a short paper at Archiving 2013, The NDSA Levels of Digital Preservation: An Explanation and Uses. While the Levels of Digital Preservation will continue to be refined and improved we are thrilled to report that they are […]

hypocrite?

Quick post on an important topic.  I don’t publish in OA journals 100% of the time…. almost always, but not always.  What gives? This deserves more discussion than I’ll give it in this post, but here’s a recent response to someone who was rightly curious about the following links to my three most recent papers: […]

Sending a message

More and more of us are being choosy about where to place our publishing-related efforts:  we say no to reviewing requests for non-OA journals, we preferentially choose to publish in OA journals,  we refuse to publish in Elsevier journals… we figure out where our principles meet our pragmatic needs and we make decisions accordingly. I’ve heard people […]

An Introspective Look at Nam June Paik, Time-based Media Art and Conservation Practices in Museums

The following is a guest post by Madeline Sheldon, Junior Fellow with NDIIPP During the last week of June, I had the pleasure of attending the Smithsonian American Art Museum’s symposium titled, Conserving and Exhibiting the Works of Nam June Paik, which featured museum professionals who discussed their previous experiences with the conservation and preservation […]