Carol Minton Morris's Blog – October 2013 Archive (6)

Five Flavors of Open Access from DuraSpace: RICH MEDIA OPEN ACCESS

Winchester, MA  We live in a cyber landscape of moving digital images and sounds. Through the Internet discovery and access to almost anything we can imagine through multiple devices is instant. Favorite films and television shows, obscure recordings, field research materials, historic artifacts and more can be found in two clicks. While there is an abundance of…
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Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 25, 2013 at 1:03pm — No Comments

Five Flavors of Open Access from DuraSpace: RESEARCH DATA

Winchester, MA  Advancing knowledge in all fields of research now requires curation, collection, management, access and long-term preservation of digital data sets. Providing permanent open access to the results of publicly funded research is a challenge for many institutions faced with with mandates for including data with published results.



These four…
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Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 24, 2013 at 12:40pm — No Comments

Five Flavors of Open Access from DuraSpace: FLEXIBLE

Winchester, MA  Delivering open access repository content to diverse and growing communities of information consumers around the world requires the use of flexible technologies that can be customized for use by local research, scientific, intellectual and cultural heritage institutions.



The Fedora open source repository framework is a robust, modular…
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Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 23, 2013 at 1:54pm — No Comments

Five Flavors of Open Access from DuraSpace: PERMANENT

Winchester, MA  Open access to institutional assets such as special collections, the published results of research, theses and dissertations and data sets are at the heart of defining an institution's long-term impact on scholarship. Digital resources that have been made "preservation ready" will remain durable so that they can be accessed by students, scholars and…
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Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 22, 2013 at 11:37am — No Comments

Five Flavors of Open Access from DuraSpace: AFFORDABLE

Winchester, MA  Balancing digital collection development costs with strategies to ensure that digital assets remain openly accessible comes down to evaluating affordable solutions. Sustainability planning leads to weighing the advantages of high-cost proprietary online solutions that can result in long-term data lock-up against freely available open source…
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Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 21, 2013 at 1:51pm — No Comments

Open Access Week 2013: "Five Flavors" of Open Access Resources from DuraSpace

Winchester, MA  Open Access to all types of information–research data, cultural heritage resources, public records or theses and dissertations–forms the basis for the future of global scholarship and civic engagement. To celebrate Open Access Week 2013 DuraSpace has gathered recordings and articles from our Professional Development resources (http://duraspace.org/professional-development) that will be…

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Added by Carol Minton Morris on October 21, 2013 at 11:10am — No Comments

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