Unified Content Repository

HTML Template of a TRAC:CC Report

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Just in case this might be useful to others, I've created a report template based on the "Trustworthy Repositories Audit & Certification: Criteria Checkl...

Two Personal Repository Services

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This year has seen the release of two personal repository services: http://PublicationsList.org/ and the U.K. Depot. These two services have an admittedly ...

What a NASA/Google Mashup Might Mean for Libraries

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Ron Murray (no relation) from the Library of Congress sent me this announcement about a joint NASA/Google partnership, which starts: NASA Ames Research Cente...

Thinking about Our Fedora Disseminators

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Another reason to consider the FEDORA digital object repository system, if having the ability to put all of your content in one place and reducing the comple...

Fedora plus Sakai: A view from 30,000 feet

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Please note: the living, editable version of this document is now on Sakai's Confluence in the "Resources" project area. Edited by Peter Murray, OhioLINK. ...

Fedora plus Sakai — not quite that easy

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In previous post I described to how easy it would be for Fedora to be integrated into Sakai and offered as reference the Entity.java interface as evidence. ...

Fedora plus Sakai — a marriage made in heaven?

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Note -- there was a follow-up to this post. What happens when you mix two Mellon-funded projects? Perhaps a nice bit of what they call synergy. The thinkin...

Why Fedora? Because You Don’t Need Fedora

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I’m often asked “Why is OhioLINK using FEDORA?” (Just to eliminate any confusion at the start, I’m referring to the FEDORA Digital Object Repository, a proj...

Resources for Describing Visual Materials

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A recent thread on describing visual materials from the IMAGELIB mailing list sparked the descovery of these resources. First was this bibliography of thesa...

AJAX-based Video Editing Tool

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This is amazing stuff -- an AJAX-based video editing tool...in your web browser! I haven't looked at the underlying technology or it's licensing terms (the...

Berkeley’s “bSpace Images” project

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Word of this Fedora-based image collection tool comes from the Sakai Library & Repositiories discussion group [Sakai Collab account required]. Project N...

Alternate (Open) Peer Review Model

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At some point the DRC will need a generalized peer review system.  Although I'm not sure we will use OAI-PMH to shepherd the results around various sys...

Germany is at it, too

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This just in -- at least to my INBOX -- Germany is working on a unified repository as well. Called the eSciDoc project, it closely mirrors what the DRC is g...