Metadata Research Center Visiting Scholar, Gema Bueno de la Fuente, announces the publication of Open Archives Initiative (OAI): Situation and Prospects in Spain and Latin America.
Bueno de la Fuente, Gema (coord.); Hernández Carrascal, Francisca; Rodríguez Mateos, David; Santiago Hernández, Tania; Gómez Dueñas, Laureano F. (2007) /La Iniciativa de Archivos Abiertos (OAI): situación y perspectivas en España y Latinoamérica/. Bogotá: Rojas Eberhard, xvi, 350 p. ISBN 978-958-9121-89-4.
Metadata for Scientific Datasets (MeS) workshop will be held during the 2008 International Conference on Dublin Core and Metadata Applications in Berlin.
A Digital Repository for Preservation and Sharing of Data Underlying Published Works in Evolutionary Biology. Dryad, a collaboration between the MRC and the National Evolutionary Synthesis Center (NESCent), is awarded $650999.
Fourteen students from the Triangle community participated in the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill’s first BotCamp on July 31 through August 2. BotCamp is part of BOT 2.0, an innovative program featuring a curriculum that weaves together four key themes – botany, environmental conservation, the use of social technologies and metadata literacy. (More information about the program can be found here.)
The Memex Project, including comments from Jane Greenberg, John Oberlin, and Dan Reed, are described in “You: Film at Eleven”, an article by Laura Granfortuna in the Winter 2007 issue of Endeavors: Research and Creative Activity.
Jane Greenberg and Eva Méndez, Guest Editors.
Monograph will also be simultaneously published as Cataloging & Classification Quarterly, 43(3/4): http://www.catalogingandclassificationquarterly.com/ccq43nr3-4.html
“Digital data preservation, sharing, and discovery: Challenges for Small Science Communities in the Digital Era”
A DRIADE project workshop to help identify the way forward for long-term preservation and sharing for the datasets that underly published works in evolutionary biology.
Scott Carlson quotes Jane Greenberg in his article: On The Record, All the Time: Researchers Digitally Capture the Daily Flow of Life. Should They?, a look at lifelogging tools and research in the Chronicle of Higher Education, 53(23): A30.