November 7, 2016
Guiding Questions: How can we connect with students about digital content curation and maintenance? What do students need to know about digital content management in relation to their research outputs? How might the ETD—as a common rite of passage in research careers—be used to help students learn how to structure, share, and manage their digital … Continue reading Preservation and Curation of ETD Research Data and Complex Digital Objects
September 6, 2016
Workshop Learning Objectives: In the next 3 hours, attendees will: Learn about emerging methods to support students’ identity, data, and digital object management; Gain exposure to a range of current policies and practices (e.g., ID management and data curation); Practice using emerging tools designed to support student ETD submission; Understand how to begin working to … Continue reading ETD Programs: New Developments and Hot Topics
November 2, 2015
What is the BCC? The BitCurator Consortium supports digital forensics practices in libraries, archives, and museums in order to help ensure the longevity and reliability of the cultural, scientific, and historical record. Member benefits: Use of the members-only BCC mailing list and help desk Access to the members-only videos and documentation Prioritized requests for BitCurator … Continue reading What is the BitCurator Consortium?
January 9, 2015
After summarizing critical systemic issues within scholarly communications, this white paper explores the translation and applicability of the established Collective Impact model to foster change towards digital scholarship sustainability. A rationale and process for using the Collective Impact model within scholarly communications is followed by observations from an initial pilot event held with stakeholder representatives. … Continue reading Chrysalis: Moving Forward Collectively
January 9, 2015
This white paper summarizes the findings from a one-year planning project that explored the Vertically Integrated Research Alliance (VIRA) model viability within three specific humanities domains. The VIRA model is defined, and the results from stakeholder focus groups are noted.
January 26, 2014
Colleges and universities and the programs responsible for managing the submission, archiving, and dissemination of electronic theses & dissertations (ETDs) increasingly are concerned about administering and making available the research datasets and complex digital objects (multimedia files, software, etc.) that often accompany these scholarly works. These assets represent a rich source of information that can … Continue reading Preservation & Curation of ETD Research Data & Complex Digital Objects (ETDplus) Grant Narrative
January 29, 2011
The University of North Texas Libraries (lead applicant) together with the Networked Digital Library of Theses and Dissertations (NDLTD), the Educopia Institute/MetaArchive Cooperative, and the libraries of Virginia Tech, Rice University, Boston College, Indiana State University, Pennsylvania State University, and the University of Arizona propose to develop and disseminate guidelines, educational materials and an associated … Continue reading Lifecycle Management for Electronic Theses and Dissertations Grant Narrative