Category Archives: Information Infrastructure/Systems/Workflows

Continuing the Library and Museum Open Data Conversation

By Maria Raviele, PhD, Evaluation Officer Justin Grimes, Statistician Trevor Owens, Senior Library Program Officer Institute of Museum and Library Services As part of the launch of data.imls.gov, the agency’s new open data catalog, a cohort of about 30 data … Continue reading

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Fitting the Pieces Together: Progress On Linked Data For Libraries

By Trevor Owens Senior Library Program Officer, IMLS Following on the Linked Open Data for Libraries, Archives and Museums summit in 2011, interest in this topic has continued to grow among the digital cultural heritage professionals. For those unfamiliar, term … Continue reading

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The POWRR of Digital Preservation

By Jaime Schumacher Director of the Digital POWRR Project Northern Illinois University collaborated with a board of advisors and partner libraries at Chicago State University, Illinois State University, Illinois Wesleyan University, and Western Illinois University to launch the Digital POWRR Project … Continue reading

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Interview: South Dakota State Library

IMLS staff interviewed state librarians to discuss how their new five-year plans for LSTA Grants to States funds (2013-2017) differ from their past plans (2008-2012), and how they see the needs of library users in their states changing and evolving. … Continue reading

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