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The CHIANTI database, a consistency check on the accuracy of the stored cross-section values in He I to O I isoelectronic sequence ions

U Feldman

Artep, Inc., Ellicott City, MD 21042, USA (ufeldman@verizon.net)

CHIANTI is an atomic database with software for calculating emission properties. It is extensively used in deriving the atomic properties of spectra recorded from astrophysical and low density laboratory plasmas. 121 more words

Atomic Data

Making Meaning in a Multilingual World • Overcoming the Digital Infrastructure Divide:

This blog post highlights the discussions of Lewis & Mallory about digital collaboration today, in spite of language barriers that tend to create what some LIS professionals call, the great ‘digital divide.’ Comment if you are interested in this subject.

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Digital Collaboration

Academia

Data, data everywhere…but do we want to drink?

More sweet tea, please: Any LIS professional in Academia, might be interested in this piece on data curation. It seems we’re moving away from information literacy alone as Shorish, Assistant professor, and Physical & Life Sciences librarian at James Madison University introduces us to the concept of “data information literacy (DIL).” What is this, you may be wondering?   44 more words

Academia

First Meeting of Dat Jawn (previously Dat Tables)

Two weeks ago I wrote about bypassing cultural barriers in tech and said I wanted to start an open source project here in Philadelphia that will create a module for the… 428 more words

Enlightened Business