Dryad Project Receives Funding from the NSF

September, 2008

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.

HIVE Project Funded by IMLS

September, 2008

HIVE: Helping Interdisciplinary Vocabulary Engineering is funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS). Please also see the HIVE Project Page.

Press Release 2008

August, 2008
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.)

Memex Project Featured in Endeavors

Winter, 2007

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.

Knitting the Semantic Web

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

Workshop sponsored by NESCent and the Metadata Research Center

May 2007

“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.

Article in Chronicle of Higher Education Cites Dr. Greenberg

February, 2007
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.

SILS names Dr. Jane Greenberg as McColl Professor

December 2006

Dr. Greenberg will start her two-year McColl Term Professorship in July 2007.

Digital Repository of Information and Data for Evolution (DRIADE)

November, 2006

A joint project of NESCent and the UNC Metadata Research Center “to establish a repository for heterogeneous digital datasets in the field of evolutionary biology in order to ensure long-term preservation and promote resource discovery and reuse.”

Metadata Tools for Digital Resource Repositories Workshop at JCDL 2006

Jun 15, 2006

Metadata Tools for Digital Resource Repositories Workshop at JCDL 2006 in Chapel Hill, NC, USA. The workshop was an official DCMI Tools Working Group event. The one day workshop facilitated dialog among people interested in metadata tools–including tool developers, companies, and users.