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To BPEL or not to BPEL, quite a good question

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OhioLINK is actively looking at BPEL as an option for workflow orchestration for the DRC project. I was asked recently about that choice, especially in ligh...

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...

A: “Communication and Honesty”

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This paragraph was at the very end of an interview with Antonio Perez, CEO of Eastman Kodak on page 46 of the January 16th issue of Newsweek. What lessons c...

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...

Repositories Visualized

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On 12/14/05 10:26 AM, Richard Green wrote on the sakai-library mailing list: The RepoMman projectat the University of Hull, UK, is looking into the area of ...

Onto the Scholar’s Desktop with Firefox Scholar

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I first encounted Firefox Scholar (a.k.a. SmartFox) in a Chronicle of Higher Education article by Jeffrey Young, and noted with interest this statement in th...

Marketing Malpractice

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I haven't yet gotten around to writing the blog entry about why Clayton Christensen's work is important, but this citation was too good to let go by. How ca...