The following is a guest post by Madeline Sheldon, a 2013 Junior Fellow with NDIIPP. Earlier this week, I visited the Smithsonian Institution to attend a talk by Courtney Johnson, Director of The Dowse Art Museum in New Zealand. Energy oozed from Johnson; she exuded a confidence that was easy-going, without being arrogant. Her background […]
Last week I wrote about the workshop I attended (Workshop on Software Infrastructure for Reproducibility in Science), held in Brooklyn at the new Center for Urban Science and Progress, NYU. This workshop was made possible by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation and brought together heavy-hitters from the reproducibility world who work on software for workflows. I provided some broad-strokes overviews last […]
My first foray into online communities was in the mid- to late-1980s, when the organization I worked for got some of its online services through UCLA. We got limited access to email and access to the Usenet discussion system. If you’re not familiar with Usenet — which went live in 1980 — surprise! It’s still […]
The following is a guest post by Jefferson Bailey, Strategic Initiatives Manager at Metropolitan New York Library Council, National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working Group co-chair and a former Fellow in the Library of Congress’s Office of Strategic Initiatives. The National Digital Stewardship Alliance Innovation Working Group awards team is excited to announce the 2013 winners […]
The data community has an interest in ensuring that persistent identifiers point to quality content. DataCite would like to hear from its members and clients, as well as other interested parties, on the issue of data quality.
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This is a report on Session 4A at the read more