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Fall Forum 2010: Organizational Change for a Sustainable Digital Ecosystem: Building the Yale Digital Commons (through Collaboration)

Presented at the ARL/CNI Fall Forum, "Achieving Strategic Change in Research Libraries," October 2010.

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Fall Forum 2009: Student Research on the University, in the Archives, and in the IR

Presentation at the 2009 ARL/CNI Fall Forum, "An Age of Discovery: Distinctive Collections in the Digital Age."

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Fall Forum 2009: What Changes with Digital Content? Web Archiving

Presentation at the 2009 ARL/CNI Fall Forum, "An Age of Discovery: Distinctive Collections in the Digital Age."

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Fall Forum 2009: Student Research on the University, in the Archives, and in the IR

Presentation at the 2009 ARL/CNI Fall Forum, "An Age of Discovery: Distinctive Collections in the Digital Age."

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Membership Meeting 2009 (Spring): Canada's Emerging Research Data Framework

Presented at the 154th ARL Membership Meeting, "Transformational Times," May 2009.

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Research Library Issues, no. 263 (Apr. 2009)

RLI issue 263 includes the following articles:

  • Diversity in Research Universities
  • An Overview of ARL Diversity Programs
  • Digital Scholarly Communication: A Snapshot of Current Trends
  • Strategies for Supporting New Genres of Scholarship
  • Achieving the Full Potential of Repository Deposit Policies
  • Author-Rights Language in Library Content License
 
 

Establish a Universal, Open Library or Digital Data Commons

Deepening our understanding of our nation and its culture and history, advancing scientific discovery, tackling environmental, economic issues, and more, all depend on scientists, researchers, students, scholars, and members of the public accessing our nation's cultural, historical, and scientific assets. A large-scale initiative to digitize and preserve the public domain collections of library, governmental, and cultural memory organizations will support research, teaching, and learning at all levels, will help stem the current economic crisis by equipping and employing workers in every state with 21st Century skills, and it will lay a foundation for innovation and national competitiveness in the decades ahead. The goal is to establish a universal, open library or a digital data commons.

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The Research Library's Role in Digital Repository Services: Final Report of the ARL Digital Repository Issues Task Force

The Association of Research Libraries (ARL) Digital Repository Issues Task Force was charged "to evaluate trends, contextualize repository activities among ARL libraries, and recommend leadership roles and activities for ARL." Institutional repositories are a common form of repository, but this report focuses more broadly on the full range of repositories. At the same time, it concentrates on repository services rather than repository technologies or content.

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