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Unit 13: Most Important Concepts and Lessons Learned

Principles of a Good Digital Collection In Unit one, we were introduced to the Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections, (2007) a document created initially by a “A Digital Library Forum convened by the IMLS and working in … Continue reading

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IRLS 675 UNIT 10: Open Access Harvesting Services

Open Access Harvesting: Service Providers Review My task this week is to review the list of service providers at http://www.openarchives.org/service/listproviders.html and also http://gita.grainger.uiuc.edu/registry/services/ and examine three service providers. I am primarily interested in what features could be used for a … Continue reading

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IRLS 675 Unit 9: Subject Listings, Keywords, Tags, Categories and Facets.

My collection is a collection of Physics and Astronomy material that is composed of  papers and research data that students and faculty of the Physics department in my college will be using for their work. They will be both uploading … Continue reading

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IRLS 675: Unit 7: New Features for Repositories

New Features for Repositories? This week our blog topic is optional so I decided to examine possible new features for my repository collection. I tried to examine questions such as what does the scholarly community require in a repository collection … Continue reading

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