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Poor Man's Social Network: Consistently Trade Freshness For Scalability
(USENIX Association, 2012-06)
Typical social networking functionalities such as feed following are known to be hard to scale. Different from the popular approach that sacrifices consistency for scalability, in this paper we describe, implement, and ...
The Insitutional Repository's Role in Preserving Research Data
(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 ...
Collaborative Batch Creation for Open Access E-Books: A Case Study
(Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 2012-09-24)
When the National Academies Press announced that more than 4,000 electronic books would be made freely available for download, many academic libraries expressed interest in obtaining MARC records for them. Using cataloging ...