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    • Evaluating Cost of Cloud Execution in a Data Repository 

      Xie, Zhiwu; Chen, Yinlin; Speer, Julie; Walters, Tyler (ACM, 2016-06)
      In this paper, we utilize a set of controlled experiments to benchmark the cost associated with the cloud execution of typical repository functions such as ingestion, fixity checking, and heavy data processing. We focus ...
    • Hubs and centers as transitional change strategy for library collaboration 

      Speer, Julie; Mathews, Brian; Walters, Tyler (International Association of Scientific and Technological University Libraries, 2013-04-18)
      Libraries of science and technology universities worldwide are adapting to a changing environment where cyberinfrastructure, eResearch, and new technology-intensive approaches to teaching and learning are transforming the ...
    • The Insitutional Repository's Role in Preserving Research Data 

      Xie, Zhiwu; McMillan, Gail; Walters, Tyler (Virginia Tech, 2012-07-25)
      In recent years, many funding agencies have started to require long-term preservation and open access to research data. While most research universities have already run their own institutional repositories (IR), it's not ...
    • Library-as-Publisher: Capacity Building for the Library Publishing Subfield 

      Skinner, Katherine; Lippincott, Sarah; Speer, Julie; Walters, Tyler (Michigan Publishing, University of Michigan Library, 2014)
      This essay provides a brief history of publisher training and uses this context to think about how and where library publishers may engage in capacity building to inform and train this growing publishing subfield. Throughout ...
    • On-Demand Big Data Analysis in Digital Repositories 

      Xie, Zhiwu; Chen, Yinlin; Jiang, Tingting; Speer, Julie; Walters, Tyler; Tarazaga, Pablo Alberto; Kasarda, Mary (Springer International Publishing, 2015-12-18)
      We describe a use and reuse driven digital repository integrated with lightweight data analysis capabilities provided by the Docker framework. Using building sensor data collected from the Virginia Tech Goodwin Hall Living ...
    • Towards Use And Reuse Driven Big Data Management 

      Xie, Zhiwu; Chen, Yinlin; Speer, Julie; Walters, Tyler; Tarazaga, Pablo Alberto; Kasarda, Mary (2015-06-03)
      We propose a use and reuse driven big data management approach that fuses the data repository and data processing capabilities in a co-located, public cloud. It answers to the urgent data management needs from the growing ...