Presentations

Radical Access—Leveraging Creative Commons Licenses to Open up Archives

Radical Access—Leveraging Creative Commons Licenses to Open up Archives

By Heather I. Briston, Maureen Callahan

Speakers explain the suite of options available using Creative Commons licensing to allow creators to give their intellectual property to archives and special collections libraries. Webinar participants learned strategies for explaining open licenses to donors (and sellers), negotiating for them, articulating them in archival descriptions, and helping researchers make sense of them.

File: video, 58 minutes   Topics: Archives and Special Collections, Works in Progress

Ariadne, an innovative approach to scalable semantic embedding (video)

Ariadne, an innovative approach to scalable semantic embedding (video)

By Shenghui Wang, Rob Koopman

The OCLC Research project Ariadne Semantic Embedding is a demonstration of a practical solution to support libraries in this field. Watch this webinar to see the potential of this scalable semantic embedding method for other applications such as entity disambiguation, citation recommendation, clustering and collection exploration.

File: video, 56 minutes   Topics: Data Science, Semantic Embedding, Works in Progress

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Managing Archival Technical Services with Agile Software Development Methods at Ohio State University Libraries

By Morag Boyd, Cate Putirskis, Russell Schelby

In this presentation, library staff from Ohio State University Libraries discuss how implementing Agile helped archival staff to improve productivity overall and increased opportunities for staff members to cross-train, develop skills, and lead projects.

File: video, 58 minutes   Topics: Archives and Special Collections, Works in Progress

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Designing, Timing, and Determining the Feasibility of Curatorial Interventions to Support Data Reuse

By Elizabeth Yakel, Sarah Whitcher Kansa

Yakel highlights findings from a case study, including data creation and selection practices that negatively influenced other stages of the data lifecycle and the curatorial interventions that mitigated these practices to create a more positive data reuse experience. Kansa discusses implications the findings have on the design, timing, and feasibility of curatorial interventions during a data’s lifecycle.

File: video, 58 minutes   Topics: Research Data Management, Works in Progress

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Partnering across campus to enhance institutional reputation—a case study from the University of Nevada, Las Vegas

By Annette Day, John Novak

This webinar shows how UNLV libraries are actively working with other campus stakeholders to develop centralized research information management infrastructures, workflows, and metrics to support research, scholarship, and creative activities.

File: video, 55 minutes   Topics: Research Information Management, Works in Progress

The Shift to Open at University and Research Libraries Worldwide (video)

The Shift to Open at University and Research Libraries Worldwide (video)

By Titia van der Werf

During this webinar, Titia van der Werf will share results pertaining to the category of university and research libraries, which formed the largest group of respondents and provided a powerful and current snapshot of the state of open content support in higher education and research worldwide.

File: video, 53 minutes   Topics: Open Access, Research Library Partnership, Works in Progress