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The existence value of a Kindle library and a real library

I was wondering other day that if we were locked out of our Kindle, which has about 300 books on it, would this be as devastating as if our library of real books was lost such as in a fire. 126 more words

Economics Of Media And Culture

Exploring Multilingual Information Access in the International Children's Digital Library (ICDL)

As I began conducting my research on multilingual information access, specifically in digital libraries, I quickly discovered that the amount of research performed on this particular topic was lacking.   411 more words

KindredSpaces: Beyond Anne of Green Gables

LM Montgomery is probably best known for her books series featuring Anne Shirley. However, many don’t realize that work goes beyond her Anne stories.

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Academic Libraries

Digital Libraries

What is a digital library?  There is no single definition for this term, for it can be defined in a variety of ways.  To start off, I will provide my own definition of what a digital library is: an online collection of digitized materials. 213 more words

Implementing Ideas for Improving Software Citation and Credit [IMA]


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]


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


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