This week we hosted a follow-up to our environmental scan webinar to talk about the tools and research that goes into an effective outreach program. Data Services not only has a knowledge component, but also requires technical support, administration, and … Continue reading →
Digital Preservation in a Box, for those who may be unfamiliar, is a compilation of resources from many different organizations, all available in one virtual place. It’s been around for a little over a year. To give a brief background, the Box was produced by the National Digital Stewardship Alliance , specifically the Outreach working […]
Thanks to everyone who participated in the evaluation of the pre-release version of the new metadata schema. The Metadata Working Group is also interested in hearing from the DataCite client community on an ongoing basis. We’d like to know about:
- any challenges you face with the current schema—i.e. what’s not working for you?
- any ideas you have for additions that would make the schema work better for you, and
- any questions you have about the schema.
To contact us, please follow this link to a Google discussion group. We will review the suggestions and comments on a monthly basis, and reply using this same discussion forum.
The DataCite Metadata Working Group
A recent post from the Library of Congress’s main blog outlined some of the riches at the Library of Congress in connection with the 1963 March on Washington. Picture This, the blog for our Prints and Photographs Division also recently highlighted some recently digitized photographs from the march. In the spirit of the 50th anniversary, […]
This is a guest post by Paul Wheatley of the SPRUCE Project, which is “aiming to foster a vibrant and self-supporting community of digital preservation practitioners and developers via a mixture of online interaction and face to face events.” For more on SPRUCE, see an earlier interview with Paul. A significant proportion of the project I’m currently […]
In 2007, George Sanger and three other videogame industry leaders collaborated with the University of Texas at Austin to create the UT Videogame Archive at the Briscoe Center for American History. Sanger — who is best known by his persona, The Fat Man– is an award-winning, groundbreaking composer and sound designer who has created audio for more than 250 […]