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Ensemble PDP-8: Eight Principles for Distributed Portals
Ensemble, the National Science Digital Library (NSDL) Pathways project for Computing, builds upon a diverse group of prior NSDL, DL-I, and other projects. Ensemble has shaped its activities according to principles related ...
Extending the 5S Digital Library Framework: From a Minimal DL Towards a DL Reference Model
In this paper, we describe ongoing research in three DL projects that build upon a common foundation: the 5S DL framework. In each project, we extend the 5S framework to provide specifications for a particular type of DL ...
Open Archives: Communities, Interoperability, and Services
Proceedings of the SIGIR 2001 OAI Workshop. This workshop includes discussions about metadata harvesting and OAI protocol features, requests, and responses.
Two Approaches to Enhance the Education for ETDs: Developing Educational Modules and Migrating the ETD Guide into a Community Wiki
Two efforts have been made by the Digital Library (DL) Curriculum Development Project Group (http://curric.dlib.vt.edu) to help the ETD community. Our first activity is the preparation of multiple educational modules, which ...
Improving Education and Understanding of NDLTD
To understand ETDs, what NDLTD is, how it works, and the benefits of NDLTD, it is necessary to educate those involved, such as students who will create and submit their ETDs, as well as the library staff members who will ...
Interdisciplinary Curriculum Development for Digital Library Education
The Virginia Tech (VT) Department of Computer Science (CS) and the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill (UNC-CH) School of Information and Library Science (LIS) are developing curricular materials for digital library ...
Supporting Document Triage via Annotation-Based Multi-Application Visualizations
For open-ended information tasks, users must sift through many potentially relevant documents, a practice we refer to as document triage. Normally, people perform triage using multiple applications in concert: a search ...
Digital Library Education in Computer Science Programs
(Department of Computer Science, Virginia Polytechnic Institute & State University, 2007), TR-07-09
In an effort to identify the “state of the art” in digital library education in computer science (CS) programs, we analyzed CS courses on digital libraries and digital library-related topics. Fifteen courses that mention ...
Social Media Use by Government: From the Routine to the Critical
Social media (i.e., Twitter, Facebook, Flickr, YouTube) and other services with user-generated content have made a staggering amount of information (and misinformation) available. Government officials seek to leverage these ...
Twitter Use During an Emergency Event: The Case of UT Austin Shooting
This poster presents one of our efforts developed in the context of Crisis, Tragedy, and Recovery Network (CTRnet) project. One of our derived works from this project is the use of social media by government to respond to ...