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GIPHY: The Digital Library Model of The Future

By Jessica Alexa Mason

I have spent rather a lot of time recently marveling at the brilliance of the GIF library application GIPHY. As an avid user I have very quickly come to rely on their huge selection to help me convey almost any sentiment. 539 more words

Digital Asset And Media Mangement

Uma coisa que parecia tão inocente...

Em 24 de Maio de 2010 uma lei acerca de Bibliotecas Escolares foi promulgada pelo presente Lula (com a assinatura de Fernando Haddad, então Ministro da Educação, hoje Prefeito de São Paulo). 1,866 more words

Digital Libraries

Intro to digital libraries

Digital libraries comprise of managed collections of information, where the information is stored in digital formats and is accessible over a network (Arms, 2001). Thus digital libraries differ from search engines, such as Google, as the data provided by them are not managed. 456 more words

Aggregation and Linking of Observational Metadata in the ADS [IMA]


We discuss current efforts behind the curation of observing proposals, archive bibliographies, and data links in the NASA Astrophysics Data System (ADS). The primary data in the ADS is the bibliographic content from scholarly articles in Astronomy and Physics, which ADS aggregates from publishers, arXiv and conference proceeding sites. 115 more words

Instrumentation And Methods For Astrophysics

#citylis final thoughts and LAPIS#10

In September 2013, I returned from my honeymoon ready to start Married Life.  I was also preparing to imminently start a Masters course at City University London in Library Science: the induction was about a week after our return. 2,925 more words

New York City Public Library: A Digital Treasure

When I was a little girl, I used to sit on the floor of my family home and read the World Book Encyclopedia. Yes, I know, today that would be considered a very “nerd” thing to do. 371 more words

Lesson Ideas

Improving Software Citation and Credit [CL]


The past year has seen movement on several fronts for improving software citation, including the Center for Open Science’s Transparency and Openness Promotion (TOP) Guidelines, the Software Publishing Special Interest Group that was started at January’s AAS meeting in Seattle at the request of that organization’s Working Group on Astronomical Software, a Sloan-sponsored meeting at GitHub in San Francisco to begin work on a cohesive research software citation-enabling platform, the work of Force11 to “transform and improve” research communication, and WSSSPE’s ongoing efforts that include software publication, citation, credit, and sustainability. 107 more words