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Free Search Tools for Finding Research Information By Karen Blakeman
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This article reviews some of the free search tools that are available for finding research information on the web. It will look at how Google operates, how you can search Google and the alternatives... More > more effectively, and review a selection of specialist tools covering research information. It includes five things you need to know about Google, advanced searching in Google, alternative web search tools, institutional repositories and specialist tools.< Less
Free Search Tools for Finding Research Information By Karen Blakeman
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This article reviews some of the free search tools that are available for finding research information on the web. It will look at how Google operates, how you can search Google and the alternatives... More > more effectively, and review a selection of specialist tools covering research information. It includes five things you need to know about Google, advanced searching in Google, alternative web search tools, institutional repositories and specialist tools. 42 pages including table of contents, list of links and references.< Less
Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography: 2008 Annual Edition By Charles Bailey
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The Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography presents selected English-language articles, books, and other printed and electronic sources that are useful in understanding scholarly electronic... More > publishing efforts on the Internet. Most sources have been published between 1990 and 2008; however, a limited number of key sources published prior to 1990 are also included. Peter Jacso said in ONLINE (vol. 27, no. 3 2003, pp. 73-76): "SEP is compiled with utter professionalism. It reminds me of the work of the best artisans who know not only every item that leaves their workshops, but each component used to create them—providing the ideal quality control. . . . The selection of items is impeccable. I have yet to find journal articles irrelevant to the scope of the bibliography. SEP could be used as a benchmark in evaluating abstracting/indexing databases that proudly claim to have coverage of electronic publishing, but do not come close to SEP."< Less
Proceedings of DigCCurr2009: Digital Curation: Practice, Promise, and Prospects By Helen R. Tibbo et al.
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DigCCurr2009 was held on April 1-3, 2009 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina as part of the Preserving Access to Our Digital Future: Building an International Digital Curation Curriculum (DigCCurr)... More > project. DigCCurr is a three-year (2006-2009), Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)-funded project to develop a graduate-level curricular framework, course modules, and experiential components to prepare students for digital curation in various environments. Contributions to DigCCurr2009 take the form of long and short papers, posters and panels. Potential contributions were submitted for peer review by a rich and diverse panel of international experts. Reviewers evaluated the submissions based on clarity and organization of presentation and writing; originality, creativity and potential for new contributions to the field; and engagement (topics addressed would be appropriate for and engaging to the diverse audience of DigCCurr2009 participants).< Less
Proceedings of DigCCurr2009: Digital Curation: Practice, Promise, and Prospects By Helen R. Tibbo et al.
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DigCCurr2009 was held on April 1-3, 2009 in Chapel Hill, North Carolina as part of the Preserving Access to Our Digital Future: Building an International Digital Curation Curriculum (DigCCurr)... More > project. DigCCurr is a three-year (2006-2009), Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)-funded project to develop a graduate-level curricular framework, course modules, and experiential components to prepare students for digital curation in various environments. Contributions to DigCCurr2009 take the form of long and short papers, posters and panels. Potential contributions were submitted for peer review by a rich and diverse panel of international experts. Reviewers evaluated the submissions based on clarity and organization of presentation and writing; originality, creativity and potential for new contributions to the field; and engagement (topics addressed would be appropriate for and engaging to the diverse audience of DigCCurr2009 participants).< Less
A Guide to Distributed Digital Preservation By Katherine Skinner, Matt Schultz
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This volume is devoted to the broad topic of distributed digital preservation, a still-emerging field of practice for the cultural memory arena. Replication and distribution hold out the promise of... More > indefinite preservation of materials without degradation, but establishing effective organizational and technical processes to enable this form of digital preservation is daunting. Institutions need practical examples of how this task can be accomplished in manageable, low-cost ways. This guide is written with a broad audience in mind that includes librarians, archivists, scholars, curators, technologists, lawyers, and administrators. Readers may use this guide to gain both a philosophical and practical understanding of the emerging field of distributed digital preservation, including how to establish or join a network.< Less
Implementing the Incident Command System (pbv) By David Carmicheal
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[PERECT-BOUND VERSION] Every cultural repository needs two management structures: the day-to-day, business-as-usual hierarchy, and a “supercharged” management structure that takes over... More > during a crisis. Emergency responders have used such a supercharged structure for years: the Incident Command System (ICS). The ICS can scale up to handle disasters that threaten large areas. But the ICS was designed to scale down as well as up. Few practitioners have shown how to use the ICS to manage an emergency within a single institution—until now. “Implementing the Incident Command System at the Institutional Level” explains how libraries, archives, and museums can adopt the ICS as a temporary management structure whenever ‘business as usual’ won’t get the job done. Whether you are preparing for fires and floods—or planning a major public event—the ICS is a proven management tool that safeguards lives, property, and priceless collections. Learn how to put it to use in your repository! (ISBN: 978-0-9829366-0-3)< Less
Implementing the Incident Command System (hbv) By David Carmicheal
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[HARD BOUND VERSION] Every cultural repository needs two management structures: the day-to-day, business-as-usual hierarchy, and a “supercharged” management structure that takes over... More > during a crisis. Emergency responders have used such a supercharged structure for years: the Incident Command System (ICS). The ICS can scale up to handle disasters that threaten large areas. But the ICS was designed to scale down as well as up. Few practitioners have shown how to use the ICS to manage an emergency within a single institution—until now. “Implementing the Incident Command System at the Institutional Level” explains how libraries, archives, and museums can adopt the ICS as a temporary management structure whenever ‘business as usual’ won’t get the job done. Whether you are preparing for fires and floods—or planning a major public event—the ICS is a proven management tool that safeguards lives, property, and priceless collections. Learn how to put it to use in your repository! (ISBN: 978-0-9829366-2-7)< Less
Implementing the Incident Command System (cbv) By David Carmicheal
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[COIL-BOUND VERSION] Every cultural repository needs two management structures: the day-to-day, business-as-usual hierarchy, and a “supercharged” management structure that takes over... More > during a crisis. Emergency responders have used such a supercharged structure for years: the Incident Command System (ICS). The ICS can scale up to handle disasters that threaten large areas. But the ICS was designed to scale down as well as up. Few practitioners have shown how to use the ICS to manage an emergency within a single institution—until now. “Implementing the Incident Command System at the Institutional Level” explains how libraries, archives, and museums can adopt the ICS as a temporary management structure whenever ‘business as usual’ won’t get the job done. Whether you are preparing for fires and floods—or planning a major public event—the ICS is a proven management tool that safeguards lives, property, and priceless collections. Learn how to put it to use in your repository! (ISBN: 978-0-9829366-1-0)< Less
Pearl of the Snowlands By Dowdey Meador
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The Derge Parkhang (also called the Derge Sutra Printing Temple) is one of the foremost cultural, social, religious and historical institutions in Tibet. Founded in 1729 by Tenba Tsering, the... More > fortieth King of Derge (1678–1739), the Derge Parkhang is a repository for more than 300,000 woodblocks and an active center for the publication of sutra, commentaries, tetra, and histories of Tibetan Traditional Buddhism. It is also home to a significant collection of woodblocks for printing thangka, prayer flags, mandala, and other spiritual images. Located on present-day Sichuan’s border with the Tibetan Autonomous Region in the area called Kham or Ganzi Tibetan Autonomous Prefecture, the Derge Parkhang is the only survivor of the great historic Tibetan printing temples. This book is a catalog designed to accompany an exhibition held at Wesleyan University and Columbia College Chicago. The catalog contains essays, numerous photographs of the people, places, and process of the Derge Parkhang.< Less