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Maryland’s iSchool to Launch Survey and Online Community for School District Library Supervisors

By Jeffrey DiScala, PhD Candidate College of Information Studies, University of Maryland We are excited to share the latest news about our research concerning school library supervisors at the district level. In July 2011, a research team at the University of … Continue reading

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How bad is it? Researchers Identify Common Digitization Blunders

By Paul Conway, PhD, Associate Professor School of Information at the University of Michigan Made possible with funding from the Andrew W. Mellon Foundation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, HathiTrust is the test bed for research into … Continue reading

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Databib is Tackling Tough Data Sharing Problems

By  Michael Witt Principal Investigator and Editor-in-Chief of Databib A new resource called Databib has been created to help people identify and locate online repositories of research data. With support from IMLS, the Purdue and Penn State University Libraries collaborated to develop … Continue reading

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Behind the Scenes: Theater Archives and the Documentation of a Legacy

By Sara Zettervall, MFA Project Manager, University of Minnesota Libraries What are theaters across the nation doing (or not doing) to create archives of their productions? We asked this question as part of our IMLS National Leadership Planning Grant, “Preserving … Continue reading

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