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Sustaining the Digital Library: Symposium

This list of presentations from the Sustaining the Digital Library : Symposium, 13-14 September 2007, University of Edinburgh sounds interesting: 1. Keynote Presentation [pdf], Rick Luce, Vice Provost and Director of University Libraries, Emory University Rick asks an interesting question: “Could it be that we are well enough funded to be comfortable with our traditional roles?” 2. How Users Behave [ppt], Dave Nicholas, Director of the School of Library, Archive  [ Read More ]

PTSEM Digital Library

I know I haven’t spoken much about my new job, but now I have something big to announce. The Princeton Theological Seminary has signed with Mark Logic to assist in the development of our digital library! The big release was today at a conference at the seminary, but I was at a training class so I’m not sure how it was received. We’re just starting out, but I’m very excited  [ Read More ]

Digital Copies

Yesterday at the NFAIS Humanities Roundtable, one talk was about the rules for making sure you get a good deal when having an outside company scan and use your library content. Today, I was pointed to an article in the New York Times comparing the Open Content Alliance partners with the Google Book Search partners. Both are very related topics and I’m glad that I got to hear the talk  [ Read More ]

I want to preface this by saying I will probably never ever need to use this tool – but it was really awesome sounding so I wanted to share it with you all! Hilary Spencer from Nature came to talk at the NFAIS meeting about Nature Precedings and Nature Network. Nature Precedings allows scientists to post pre and post publication research papers and presentations to share with the community. It  [ Read More ]

Ours forever?

Cliff writes and interesting post about our online identities. The short summary is this – he posted a video for his staff use. He then deleted the account that held the video, only to find out that his video was cited in a paper. I’ve come across this issue before. I’ve wanted to change my username for StumbleUpon which is different from every other professional account I have – but  [ Read More ]

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