Carol Minton Morris's Blog – October 2012 Archive (6)

ALWAYS MORE Splendid Stuff: postcards, football, Muppets frm Digital Repository at U Maryland

To celebrate Open Access Week 2012 Oct. 21-28 DuraSpace will post a new "For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure" each day (and beyond) to highlight the "splendid stuff in YOUR repository".



The University of Maryland Libraries, a DuraSpace Silver Sponsor and long-time user of Fedora and DSpace, are continuing to add to digitize…

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Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 26, 2012 at 4:36pm — No Comments

"Splendid Stuff" for Open Access Week: Letters from the Smithsonian Digital Repository

To celebrate Open Access Week 2012 Oct. 21-28 DuraSpace will post a new "For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure" each day (and beyond) to highlight the "splendid stuff in YOUR repository".

Most of the items collected in the Smithsonian Digital Repository, a component of Smithsonian Research Online managed by the SI…

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Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 25, 2012 at 10:08am — No Comments

EVEN MORE Splendid Repository Stuff" for Open Access Week: Columbia U. Academic Commons Makes Research Widely Available

To celebrate Open Access Week 2012 Oct. 21-28 DuraSpace will post a new "For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure" each day (and beyond) to highlight the "splendid stuff in YOUR repository".



Like many great academic research libraries Columbia University Libraries feature remarkable resources–and lots of them: "The library's collection would stretch 174 miles end-to-end, and is growing at a…

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Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 24, 2012 at 10:40am — No Comments

Preservation and Open Access to shared heritage matter: "We need to remember, period."

Digitization of fragile film and video resources is the first step towards making sure they are preserved into the future. Yale University's department of Manuscripts and Archives published an example of a video from The Fortunoff Video Archive Holocaust Testimonies, a historic collection of over 4,400 videotaped interviews with witnesses and survivors of the Holocaust, to demonstrate how important it is not only to digitize video resources, but to do it as soon as possible.…



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Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 23, 2012 at 11:52am — No Comments

MORE Splendid #Repository Stuff" for #OpenAccess Week: Learn Abt Geology of Grand Canyon State at AZGS

To celebrate Open Access Week 2012 Oct. 21-28 DuraSpace will post a new "For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure" each day (and beyond) to highlight the "splendid stuff in YOUR repository".

The Arizona Legislature established the Arizona Geological Survey (AZGS) to investigate and describe Arizona's geology, and to educate and inform the public. AZGS has developed an online open access repository with nearly 1,000 publications and 1,800 objects that have…

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Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 23, 2012 at 9:00am — No Comments

"Splendid Repository Stuff" for Open Access Week from DuraSpace: CDC Stacks Provide History of Public Health, Awareness, Statistics

To celebrate Open Access Week 2012 Oct. 21-28 DuraSpace will post a new "For Your Repository Viewing Pleasure" each day (and beyond) to highlight the "splendid stuff in YOUR repository".



The Centers for Disease Control and Prevention (CDC) has developed an open access repository "CDC Stacks" at http://stacks.cdc.gov using the Fedora repository platform hosted in the cloud.



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Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 22, 2012 at 12:18pm — No Comments

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