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Implementing Ideas for Improving Software Citation and Credit [IMA]

http://arxiv.org/abs/1611.06232

Improving software citation and credit continues to be a topic of interest across and within many disciplines, with numerous efforts underway. In this Birds of a Feather (BoF) session, we started with a list of actionable ideas from last year’s BoF and other similar efforts and worked alone or in small groups to begin implementing them. 58 more words

Instrumentation And Methods For Astrophysics

The Durability and Fragility of Knowledge Infrastructures: Lessons Learned from Astronomy [CL]

http://arxiv.org/abs/1611.00055

Infrastructures are not inherently durable or fragile, yet all are fragile over the long term. Durability requires care and maintenance of individual components and the links between them. 210 more words

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Digital, Digital, Digital: Content & Collections

Co-authored by HLS Contributing Writers, Carissa Hansen and Kendra Werst.

This post is meant to serve as a primer for beginners interested in digital collections work. 1,415 more words

Education & Curriculum

In Development: a Digital Library for a 9th Century Library in Morocco

In development: a digital library for a 9th century library in Morocco. “The al-Qarawiyyin library in the former Moroccan capital, Fez, is home to some of the rarest and most unique manuscripts in the world, with access limited to just the curator in some special cases. 30 more words

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The legal world around American slavery

Early October 2016 came a surprising announcement from a firm known for its licensed digital law collections which most users will visit only through on and off-campus access at university and research libraries, national libraries and law firms which can afford the costly yearly subscription rates. 3,443 more words

Legal History