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Repurposing Open Source Software for Agile Digital Image Library Development
October 16, 2008

In 2007, the University of West Florida Department of Digital and Learning Technologies was charged with the task of rapidly developing a digital image library focusing on the university'…

Ithaka’s 2006 Studies of Key Stakeholders in the Digital Transformation in Higher Education
August 18, 2008

Ithaka's 2006 survey of faculty members sought to determine their attitudes related to online resources, electronic archiving, teaching and learning and related subjects.  This study affo…

The Strategic Impacts of New Technologies on Higher Education: Ithaka's Research Program
August 22, 2008

Ithaka's research group studies how new technologies are affecting higher education and how colleges and universities can best manage these changes in four discrete program areas: providing …

Open-Source Collaboration: A Pathway to Sustainability
October 17, 2013 | A session at the EDUCAUSE Annual Conference 2013

UNC Chapel Hill Libraries and DuraSpace have partnered to make digital preservation software available to a broader community. This collaboration provides a model for other institutions to gain bro…

The Gutenberg-e Project: Opportunities and Challenges in Publishing Born-Digital Monographs
August 1, 2008

The Gutenberg-e project was created as a bold experiment to explore whether peer-reviewed, born-digital monographs would alter the way historical scholarship is presented, whether scholars would …

CNI Podcast: Perpetual Reinvention: An Interview with Director of MIT Libraries, Ann Wolpert
January 6, 2009

This seventeen minute podcast features an interview with Ann J. Wolpert , Director of Libraries at MIT. It was recorded at the Coalition for Networked Information Fall 2008 Task Force Meeting.…

Teaching with Digital Collections in the Undergraduate Curriculum
March 25, 2008

Many academic digital collection projects are focused on special collections and college archives. Such projects seek to bring collections "out of the basement" and enable greater acces…

Preservation in the Age of Large-Scale Digitization: A White Paper
March 6, 2008

The paper describes four large-scale projects—Google Book Search, Microsoft Live Search Books, Open Content Alliance, and the Million Book Project—and their digitization strategies. It then d…

Architectures for Collaboration: Roles and Expectations for Digital Libraries
March 14, 2008

© 2008 Peter Brantley. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial-No Derivative Works 3.0 Unported License ( http://creativecommons.org/licenses…

A Few Thoughts on the Google Books Library Project
February 13, 2008

Viewpoint A Few Thoughts on the Google Books Library Project © 2008 Charles Edward Smith. The text of this article is licensed under the Creative Commons Attribution-NonCommercial-No Der…