A Collection of articles, preprints and presentations by the Staff of the Cornell University Library.

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  • Digital Scholarship and Preservation Services and Cornell University Library IT: Partnerships is Preservation 

    Berney, Tre (2016-09-27)
    The increase in digitization of analog audiovisual materials across institutions has necessitated the investigation and development of digital repository models that incorporate support for archival audiovisual needs. This ...
  • Grant Programs at Cornell University Library 

    Berney, Tre (2016-08-09)
    Tre Berney and Dianne Dietrich will give an overview of the Arts & Sciences Grants Program, the Arts & Sciences Images for Teaching Program, and the Collection Development Executive Committee Preservation Grants program. ...
  • Cornell University Library is Migrating from Google Analytics to Piwik 

    Chandler, Adam; Morris, Maureen; Wallace, Melissa (2016-04-04)
    For several years Cornell University Library has used Google Analytics (GA) to track website usage. We will discuss why we think GA is inappropriate for libraries, why Piwik is a better option, and share a Piwik case study ...
  • Maps and gaps: Strategies for vocabulary design and development 

    Hillmann, Diane I.; Phipps, Jon; Dunsire, Gordon (Dublin Core Metadata Initiative, 2013)
    In this paper we discuss changes in the vocabulary development landscape, their origins, and future implications, via analysis of several existing standards. We examine the role of semantics and mapping in future development, ...
  • Obstacles to Linked Data 

    Warner, Simeon (2016-02-19)
    A discussion of the obstacles to successful adoption of linked data, as well as its affordances. Topics covered include graphs, model choices, the open world assumption, ontologies and identities, user interfaces, ...

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