Content Matters Interview: A Third Man for Musical Preservation

In this installment of the Content Matters interview series of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Content Working Group we’re featuring an interview with Ben Blackwell, the “psychedelic stooge” at  Third Man Records. Third Man’s owner, musician Jack White, has a deep and abiding interest in musical anthropology in all its forms, while being strongly forward-thinking […]

Every Voice Matters: StoryCorps and Digital Preservation at the Library of Congress

On a crisp, clear January day in Santa Fe, New Mexico, Lucinda Marker and her husband, John Tull, stepped inside an Airstream trailer that StoryCorps converted into a mobile recording studio. Marker and Tull were there to interview each other for an audio memento, to reminisce and talk about significant moments in their shared lives, especially […]

Bringing Hidden Collections to Light with Viewshare: An Interview with Julie Miller, Historian at the Library of Congress

The following is a guest post from Camille Salas of the Library of Congress. On June 11th, I had the opportunity to conduct a Viewshare presentation at the Library of Congress. In addition to a demonstration of how Viewshare works, I shared a few examples of how staff members at the Library of Congress are using […]

The Data Lineup for #ESA2013

In less than  week, the Ecological Society of America’s 2013 Meeting will commence in Minneapolis, MN. There will be zillions of talks and posters on topics ranging from microbes to biomes, along with special sessions on education, outreach, and citizen science. So why am I going? For starters, I’m a marine ecologist by training, and this […]

WWI Linked Open Data: An Interview with Thea Lindquist

The following is a guest post from Jane Mandelbaum, co-chair of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working group and IT Project Manager at the Library of Congress. In this installment of the NDSA innovation working group’s ongoing series of innovation interviews I interview Thea Lindquist. Thea Lindquist is  an associate professor and history librarian […]

DataCite Summer Meeting – 19-20 September 2013 – Washington DC

Register here! 
Opening Keynote:
Dr. Salvatore Mele, CERN
Topics:

  • DataCite – integrating data citation in the global research infrastructure, Jan Brase, Executive Officer, DataCite
  • Data Citation Index cooperation. N. Robinson, Thomson Reuters
  • FundRef – aligning articles, authors, data, projects and funding, C. Kosher, CrossRef
  • Giving credit where it’s due – linking authors, data, and articles
  • Petcha kucha session – DataCite members
  • DataCite client experience – Data identification and citation in the real world
  • Learn about the Amsterdam Manifesto, and recent developments at the CODATA task group on Data Citation.

Who should come?
Researchers, funders, policy makers, professionals from research organisations, data infrastructure providers, data centres, publishers. Everyone who wants to learn more about the latest developments helping to integrate data into the record of science.

How do I get there?
National Academy of Sciences 2101 Constitution Avenue, NW Washington, DC 20418
See map
Metro stop: Foggy Bottom – blue and orange lines (5 block walk)

Accommodation
Please, click here to see a comprehensive list of hotels.
 
Social event
There will a reception on Thursday 19 September from 19:30. Details will be made available soon. 
Registrations and draft programme are available!