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The "Digital" Scholarship DisconnectMultimediaIn Print Edition

The scholarly community needs to find new answers to the questions of organization, preservation, and evaluation in the digital environment. Changing scholarly practices are leading to changing behaviors in scholarly communication.


Reclaiming InnovationMultimediaEDUCAUSE LabsIn Print Edition

Today, innovation is increasingly conflated with hype, disruption for disruption's sake, and outsourcing laced with a dose of austerity-driven downsizing. How did we get here? What goals and strategies should we be pursuing if we want to reclaim innovation as a positive force as higher education continues to engage with digital and networked technologies?


The University Library as Incubator for Digital Scholarship

By leveraging technology, we can open new doors to scholarly inquiry for ourselves and our students. Through new collaborations, we can create exciting shared spaces, both virtual and physical, where that inquiry can take place. The library is a natural home for these technology-rich spaces.


Critical Success Factors of Technological Innovation

A study surveyed faculty and IT leaders on their perception of and priorities for technological innovation. Responses were categorized into critical success factors for technology innovation, adoption, and diffusion within the University System of Georgia.

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Linked Jazz: Building with Linked Open DataMultimedia

A new method of operation for the web would rely on linked open data, which dynamically connects one piece of data to another. The Linked Jazz research project explores the application of linked open data to collections in libraries, archives, and museums.

The Chinese Railroad Workers in America ProjectMultimedia

A Stanford University team aims to discover, digitize, and make freely available historical documents and other materials concerning the contributions of Chinese workers in building the transcontinental railroad in the United States.

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Getting Started with Agent-Based ModelingMultimedia

Agent-based modeling is a kind of applied computing that tackles questions asked by researchers. This tutorial explains why adding agent-based modeling to the suite of software available to faculty and students benefits campus research and learning.

Issues in Open Access to Research

The benefits of open data for researchers include increased visibility and citations, protection against fraud, and increased opportunities for collaboration; the key is to address researcher reservations and integrate better data management and dissemination practices into their existing workflows.

Digital Scholarship Day at Wellesley

A Wellesley College team planned and implemented a Digital Scholarship Day to highlight the ways innovative technologies already support digital instruction and research at the college.


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