Digital Libraries

LiveWebinar
Two-part virtual preconference before ALA Annual Conference 2016 in Orlando.
LiveWebinar
Two-part virtual preconference before ALA Annual Conference 2016 in Orlando.
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This e-Forum will invite participants to explore the issues and share experiences and practical solutions to the various challenges of providing and managing streaming film services in libraries.
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As libraries continue to transition away from information services based on physical materials, how is electronic resources management changing? How are electronic resources changing libraries?
LiveWebinar
Librarians and repository managers are increasingly asked to take a data-centric approach approach for content management and impact measurement. This course will teach you the concepts of metrics and dimensions along with hand-on activities of how to use Google Analytics on library data from institutional repository.
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Acquiring and cataloging e-books received as firm orders presents a unique challenge to librarians accustomed to print material. This session will show participants how to plan and create a workflow for processing these orders using a shared mailbox.
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This Life-cycle Management of Digital Assets e-Forum will begin with overall assessment, and then cover digitization, description, management and preservation standards and best practices.
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This session covers key terms, standards, and concepts related to digital preservation and equips participants with planning strategies for developing a digital preservation plan or program.
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This hour-long webinar introduces considerations for the long-term storage of digital content selected for preservation. The session addresses issues related to the development of storage management policies, including file formats for deposit and preservation, the preservation of multiple copies, the locations of those copies, the characteristics of those locations, and the means for meeting long‐term storage requirements.
LiveWebinar
This 90 minute webinar provides a bare-bones introduction to high-performance computing, also known as HPC, supercomputing, and under many other monikers. Academic librarians, particularly, face a landscape in which many of their users conduct part or all of their research using computation. Bibliometric analysis, quantitative statistical analysis, and geographic data visualizations are just a few examples of computationally-intensive work underway in humanities, social science, and science fields.