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The York Digital Journals Project: Strategies for Institutional Open Journal Systems Implementations
(American Library Association, 2010-07)
Embarking on a university wide journal-hosting initiative can be a resource-intensive undertaking. Providing such a service, however, can be equally rewarding, as it positions the library as both partner and colleague in ...
What would the cost of your last term paper be without library access?
In honour of Open Access Week 2014, I asked the question, “What would the cost of your last term paper be without library access?”. I strategically chose to parse the Works Cited section for a paper I wrote in December ...
Dataset: The Accessible Content Provider Landscape for Higher Education in North America
The aim of this study was to capture the current state of the accessible content provider landscape to glean best practices in the field to inform current praxis as well as identify future areas of research concentration. ...
Once more with meaning: the semantic web
What is the semantic web? How can the semantic web help us find, combine and share information via the web? Learn about the ideas behind the semantic web, how far it has come, and where it has yet to go. See the semantic ...
Creative Commons and Beyond
Learn more about creative commons (CC) and the licensing options available. Open access will be discussed in relation to copyright, clarifying the importance of creative commons. The Panton Principles will be explained, ...
Synergies, An Introduction
Provides a basic introduction to the Synergies Initiative.
Open Repositories 2007 Conference Findings
Topics discussed are Interoperability, OAI-ORE, Manakin XML UI, Dark Archives, BibApp mashup, SIMILE project at MIT.
Introduction to digitization: an overview
Introduces the benefits and disadvantages of digitization. Discusses metadata and the digitization of images, audio and moving images. 2009 lecture discusses digitization project management and dissemination platforms.
Managing Digitization Projects
Introduction to YorkSpace
Provides an introduction to repositories and their benefits, presents some statistics for YorkSpace.