Successfully reported this slideshow.
We use your LinkedIn profile and activity data to personalize ads and to show you more relevant ads. You can change your ad preferences anytime.
Digital Libraries, Digital Archives,
Digital Humanities, Digital
Scholarship:
What's the Difference? Prioritizing,
Strateg...
A STORY…
12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 2
Evolution of the “digital library”
Item-level
digitization/presentation
with non-MARC
metadata
Curated online exhibits
Add...
“Digital humanities” evolved in
parallel
12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 4
Early
• “Humanities computing”...
Continuum of work
12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 5
Digital
collections
Onlineexhibits
Onlinereference
so...
Enter Institutional Repositories
Preprints/OA
Campus
grey
literature
Data sets
12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working ...
Scholarly communication cycle
12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 7
Library buys
Scholar
reads/accesses
Schol...
Some areas of emerging library
involvement
Data management
plans
• Funding
mandates
Open Access
• Faculty-led
campus polic...
And then we have born digital
library acquisitions
(For which we take on stewardship
responsibility)
12/13/2011 Scholarly ...
And then…digital methods in
instruction!
12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 10
Alternate forms of expressing...
SO WHAT’S AN ACADEMIC
LIBRARY TO DO?
12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 11
What’s next for digital collections?
12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 12
• Basic description, then possibl...
EXPAND KNOWLEDGE,
SPREAD THE
RESPONSIBILITY
12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 13
Tiered faculty-facing services
“First of a kind”
collaborative projects
API access to objects
and metadata
Put collections...
How do we ensure sustainability?
We can’t.
• But we can make it more likely
Adhere to community practices
• Metadata
• Obj...
Modular architectures
12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 16
Small pieces,
loosely coupled
• Microservices
• ...
UNC’s interpretation of a
preservation repository
12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 17
CDR
Faculty
research...
SAVE A PLACE FOR
EXPERIMENTATION
(especially in scholarly communication)
(we’re not all comfortable with this yet)
12/13/2...
Balance reactive with proactive
12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 19
Assessment
Business planning
Project a...
COLLABORATE
12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 20
Thank you!
 jennriley@unc.edu
12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 21
Upcoming SlideShare
Loading in …5
×

Digital Libraries, Digital Archives, Digital Humanities, Digital Scholarship: What’s the Difference? Prioritizing, Strategizing, and Executing

664 views

Published on

Riley, Jenn. "Digital Libraries, Digital Archives, Digital Humanities, Digital Scholarship: What’s the Difference? Prioritizing, Strategizing, and Executing." University of North Carolina Scholarly Communications Working Group, December 13, 2011.

Published in: Education
  • Be the first to comment

  • Be the first to like this

Digital Libraries, Digital Archives, Digital Humanities, Digital Scholarship: What’s the Difference? Prioritizing, Strategizing, and Executing

  1. 1. Digital Libraries, Digital Archives, Digital Humanities, Digital Scholarship: What's the Difference? Prioritizing, Strategizing, and Executing Jenn Riley Head, Carolina Digital Library and Archives UNC Library
  2. 2. A STORY… 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 2
  3. 3. Evolution of the “digital library” Item-level digitization/presentation with non-MARC metadata Curated online exhibits Addition of contextual materials: essays, lesson plans, etc Application of MPLP ideas from archives and special collections Rise of mass digitization 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 3
  4. 4. “Digital humanities” evolved in parallel 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 4 Early • “Humanities computing” • Text encoding • Scholarly editions Now • Expansive, inclusive • Interactive • Digital collections • Text mining • Computational linguistics • Scholar-driven •Spatial & temporal •Online reference works •Collaborative
  5. 5. Continuum of work 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 5 Digital collections Onlineexhibits Onlinereference sources Criticaleditions Immersive experiences Spatial humanities Collections Scholarship
  6. 6. Enter Institutional Repositories Preprints/OA Campus grey literature Data sets 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 6
  7. 7. Scholarly communication cycle 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 7 Library buys Scholar reads/accesses Scholar does research Scholar writes Scholar publishes We’re here Should we be here?
  8. 8. Some areas of emerging library involvement Data management plans • Funding mandates Open Access • Faculty-led campus policies Library as publisher • Dissemination, not necessarily peer review/editing 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 8
  9. 9. And then we have born digital library acquisitions (For which we take on stewardship responsibility) 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 9 Personal papers Research data Administrative records Student records Government publications
  10. 10. And then…digital methods in instruction! 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 10 Alternate forms of expressing research Interactive research Training digital humanists
  11. 11. SO WHAT’S AN ACADEMIC LIBRARY TO DO? 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 11
  12. 12. What’s next for digital collections? 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 12 • Basic description, then possible enhancement • Description from users Build over time • Quick UI generation • Reusable, user-friendly collection builder tools Streamlined collection building • Librarian and scholar built exhibits • APIs More methods of access • With other institutions • With web-scale servicesSharing
  13. 13. EXPAND KNOWLEDGE, SPREAD THE RESPONSIBILITY 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 13
  14. 14. Tiered faculty-facing services “First of a kind” collaborative projects API access to objects and metadata Put collections online 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 14
  15. 15. How do we ensure sustainability? We can’t. • But we can make it more likely Adhere to community practices • Metadata • Object formats • Software development practices • Business planning Build core infrastructure • Upgrade/build once to benefit many • Avoid monolithic systems 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 15
  16. 16. Modular architectures 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 16 Small pieces, loosely coupled • Microservices • Allows specialized development • Pipelined together into larger ones Flexibility • Presentation • Storage • Easy replacement of parts Data flow • More important than ever • We need to get much better at this
  17. 17. UNC’s interpretation of a preservation repository 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 17 CDR Faculty research Born-digital acquisitions Locally digitized content
  18. 18. SAVE A PLACE FOR EXPERIMENTATION (especially in scholarly communication) (we’re not all comfortable with this yet) 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 18
  19. 19. Balance reactive with proactive 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 19 Assessment Business planning Project and respond to demand Take the long view
  20. 20. COLLABORATE 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 20
  21. 21. Thank you!  jennriley@unc.edu 12/13/2011 Scholarly Communication Working Group 21

×