Publications

Next Generation Library Publishing. Improving the publishing pathways and services for authors, editors, and readers. Learn more at http://bit.ly/nglp-home. Logos for Arcadia Fund, California Digital Library, Confederation of Open Access Repositories, Educopia Institute, Longleaf Services, and Stratos.

Living Our Values and Principles: Annotated Bibliography

Community-based values and principles sit at the core of the Next Generation Library Publishing (NGLP) project, and members of our team have done extensive work over the past year researching and synthesizing the values and principles identified by individuals, organizations, and coalitions throughout the open knowledge community. In the course ...
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Community Cultivation Resource Library

Community Cultivation — A Field Guide Issued by Educopia Institute in November 2018, Community Cultivation — A Field Guide provides a powerful lens that can provide both emerging and established communities with ways to understand, evaluate, and plan their own growth, change, and maturation. The Field Guide is designed for ...
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Next Generation Library Publishing. Improving the publishing pathways and services for authors, editors, and readers. Learn more at http://bit.ly/nglp-home. Logos for Arcadia Fund, California Digital Library, Confederation of Open Access Repositories, Educopia Institute, Longleaf Services, LYRASIS, and Stratos.

Library Publishing Infrastructure: Assembling New Solutions

This report documents the design, methods, results, and recommendations of the Next Generation Library Publishing (NGLP) project team’s 2019-2021 study of library publishing infrastructure gaps and requirements. This research was designed to accomplish two related goals:
  1. to reveal and chronicle library publishing stakeholders’ current needs, interests, and desires regarding ...
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Next Generation Library Publishing. Improving the publishing pathways and services for authors, editors, and readers. Learn more at http://bit.ly/nglp-home. Logos for Arcadia Fund, California Digital Library, Confederation of Open Access Repositories, Educopia Institute, Longleaf Services, LYRASIS, and Stratos.

Living Our Values and Principles: Exploring Assessment Strategies for the Scholarly Communication Field

Through the Next Generation Library Publishing project (2019-2022), Educopia Institute, California Digital Library, and Stratos, in close collaboration with COAR, LYRASIS, and Longleaf Services, seek to improve the publishing pathways and choices available to authors, editors, and readers through strengthening, integrating, and scaling up scholarly publishing infrastructures to support library ...
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Mapping the Scholarly Communications Landscape 2019 Census - Case Studies. Logo for Educopia Institute

2019 Census – Case Studies

These published case studies feature a few of the programs and entities that participated in the "2019 Census of Scholarly Communication Infrastructure Providers," a Census produced by the “Mapping the Scholarly Communication Infrastructure” project team (Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Middlebury College, 2018-20). The Census was created to document key components ...
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OSSArcFlow Guide to Documenting Born-Digital Archival Workflows. Authors: Alexandra Chassanoff and Colin Post. Editors: Katherine Skinner (Lead Editor), Jessica Farrell, Brandon Locke, Caitlin Perry (copyeditor), Kari Smith, Hannah Wang. Contributors: Christopher A. Lee, Sam Meister, Jessica Meyerson, Andrew Rabkin, Yinglong Zhang. Designer: Hannah Ballard. Logo for Educopia Institute.

OSSArcFlow Guide to Documenting Born-Digital Archival Workflows

The purpose of the Guide to Documenting Born-Digital Archival Workflows is to encourage and assist collecting institutions of all shapes, sizes, and types to begin documenting their born-digital workflows. In our experience, both through the OSSArcFlow project and in consultation with many collecting institutions, the vast majority of today’s born-digital ...
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A Bibliographic Scan of Digital Scholarly Communication Infrastructure by David W. Lewis

A Bibliographic Scan of Digital Scholarly Communication Infrastructure

This Bibliographic Scan by David W. Lewis provides an extensive literature review and overview of today's digital scholarly communications ecosystem, including information about 206 tools, services, and systems that are instrumental to the publishing and distribution of the scholarly record. The Bibliographic Scan includes 67 commercial and 139 non-profit scholarly ...
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OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflows: All Workflows

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ...
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OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: All Dossiers (Single PDF)

As part of OssArcFlow - a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content - project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions. In this version, you can view all ten digital dossiers in ...
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Building a stronger, healthier, more equitable information management field begins with the way we care for each other. 2019 Annual Report.

Educopia Institute Annual Report 2019

In 2019, we joined forces with more than fifteen emerging and established collaborative efforts, providing each with specialized administrative, governance, and facilitation tools designed to harness the energy and resources of many institutions in a united direction. It was a powerful and resounding “YES” year—one in which we witnessed the impact ...
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Next Generation Library Publishing. Improving the publishing pathways and services for authors, editors, and readers. Learn more at http://bit.ly/nglp-home. Logos for Arcadia Fund, California Digital Library, Confederation of Open Access Repositories, Educopia Institute, Longleaf Services, LYRASIS, and Stratos.

Request for Ideas (3/31-5/4)

From CDL/Educopia/Stratos/LYRASIS/COAR/Longleaf Click here to access the survey. We know these are complicated times, and you are enduring challenges in multiple areas.  Many of us are adjusting to new working environments (and office-mates!), and our tools, workflows, and communication methods are being stretched and tested under new constraints.  The NGLP ...
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Next Generation Library Publishing. Improving the publishing pathways and services for authors, editors, and readers. Learn more at http://bit.ly/nglp-home. Logos for Arcadia Fund, California Digital Library, Confederation of Open Access Repositories, Educopia Institute, Longleaf Services, LYRASIS, and Stratos.

Encouraging Adherence to Values and Principles in Scholarly Publishing

Through the Next Generation Library Publishing project (2019-2022), Educopia Institute, California Digital Library, and Stratos, in close collaboration with COAR, LYRASIS, and Longleaf Services, seek to improve the publishing pathways and choices available to authors, editors, and readers through strengthening, integrating, and scaling up scholarly publishing infrastructures to support library ...
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Toward a Shared Agenda: Report on PEGI Project Activities for 2017-2019

This report provides a summary of work completed by the Preservation of Electronic Government Information (PEGI) project from 2017 to 2019. The PEGI Project seeks to address national concerns regarding the preservation of electronic government information by cultural memory organizations for long term use by the public. A significant part ...
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Sustaining Digital Curation and Preservation Training in the U.S.: Compiled Project Reports

This report serves as a compilation of two reports produced in a one-year project, “Sustaining Digital Curation and Preservation Training,” which was conducted from July 2018 to June 2019, through the generous funding of the Institute for Museum and Library Services. In this compilation, we document a critical problem area ...
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Mapping the Scholarly Communication Landscape 2019 Census. Katherine Skinner. Educopia Institute

Mapping the Scholarly Communication Landscape – 2019 Census

This report documents the design, methods, results, and recommendations of the 2019 Census of Scholarly Communication Infrastructure Providers (SCIP), a Census produced by the “Mapping the Scholarly Communication Infrastructure” project team (Andrew W. Mellon Foundation; Middlebury College, 2018-19). The SCIP Census was created to document key components comprising the organizational, ...
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Preservation of Electronic Government Information. PEGI Project National Forum Summary and Report. Omni Shoreham Hotel, Washington, DC, December 9-10, 2018

PEGI Project National Forum Summary and Report

This report provides a synopsis of the Preservation of Electronic Government Information (PEGI) National Forum, hosted in December 2018, in Washington, D.C. with generous funding by the Institute of Museum and Library Services. This facilitated meeting was designed to enable librarians, archivists, and researchers to explore and address targeted concerns ...
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Environmental Scan of Government Information and Data Preservation Efforts and Challenges by Sarah L. Lippincott. Published December 2018.

Environmental Scan of Government Information and Data Preservation Efforts and Challenges

Authored by Sarah K. Lippincott, and published by Educopia Institute in December 2018, this report documents current digital preservation activities and digital preservation gaps in the government information ecosystem, providing a detailed analysis of the organizations, services, and infrastructures currently in place to preserve government information. This report is an output of ...
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Annual Report 2017

Educopia Institute Annual Report 2017

At Educopia, we believe in the power of connection, collaboration, and co-creation. Spanning boundaries, sectors, and fields, we use Educopia’s community cultivation model to unite people and institutions around shared challenges in digital preservation, scholarly communications, and continuing education. We help organizations work collectively to ensure knowledge is sustainably produced, ...
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OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: Odum Institute

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ...
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OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: New York University

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ...
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OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: Stanford University Libraries

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ...
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OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: Woodson Research Center, Rice University

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ...
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OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: New York Public Library

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ...
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OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: Mount Holyoke College

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ...
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OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ...
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OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: Kansas Historical Society

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ...
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OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: The Stuart A. Rose Manuscript, Archives, and Rare Book Library at Emory University

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ...
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OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: Duke University

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ...
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OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: District of Columbia Public Library

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ...
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OSSArcFlow: Investigating, Modeling, and Synchronizing a Range of Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content. As-Is Workflows: In the fall of 2017, the project team worked with partners at each institution to mockup a visual representation of their current workflow activities. Representing a “snapshot in time” these documents show how a diverse group of institutions are using OSS tools in their workflows to curate born-digital content. They also provide an essential starting point for synthesizing and comparing both the gaps and overlaps that currently exist between common OSS tools and environments.

OSSArcFlow As-Is Workflow: Robert W. Woodruff Library, Atlanta University Center

The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., launched the Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) research project in July 2017. This two year project draws together 12 partner institutions from different ...
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News on the Margins: Data Model

The "News on the Margins" data model is an open data collection framework and methodology for documenting information about newspapers by and for marginalized communities. It was produced by Katherine Skinner, in close partnership with editors James Danky, Emily Gore, and Franky Abbot. This data model is an output of ...
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News on the Margins: Surfacing Marginalized Voices in the News Collections of Libraries, Archives, and Museums.

Surfacing Marginalized Voices in the Newspaper Collections of Libraries, Archives, and Museums

The "News on the Margins: Surfacing Marginalized Voices in the Newspaper Collections of Libraries, Archives, and Museums" publication documents the design, methods, results, and recommendations of News on the Margins, a Fall 2017 pilot project funded by the John S. and James L. Knight Foundation, and undertaken by the Educopia Institute ...
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OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: District of Columbia Public Library

As part of OssArcFlow - a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content - project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions ...
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OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Kansas State Historical Society

As part of OssArcFlow - a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content - project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions ...
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OSSArcFlow: Modeling and Synchronizing OSS Workflows. Photo of Disk Imager in black and white.

OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT)

As part of OssArcFlow - a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content - project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions ...
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OSSArcFlow: Modeling and Synchronizing OSS Workflows. Photo of Disk Imager in black and white.

OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Woodson Research Center, Rice University

As part of OssArcFlow - a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content - project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions ...
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OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: New York Public Library

As part of OssArcFlow - a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content - project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions ...
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OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Mount Holyoke College

As part of OssArcFlow - a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content - project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions ...
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OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Duke University

As part of OssArcFlow – a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content – project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions ...
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OSSArcFlow Digital Dossier: Robert W. Woodruff Library, Atlanta University Center

As part of OssArcFlow - a project to investigate, synchronize, and model a range of archival workflows for born-digital content - project partners created digital dossiers outlining the form, function, and future of digital curation at their home institutions ...
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