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View Resource Components of an NSDL Architecture: Technical Scope and Functional Model

The National Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education Digital Library (NSDL) is the National Science Foundation's (NSF) ongoingeffort to build a comprehensive science digital library. This resource authored by David Fulker and Greg Janée (published in January 2002 arXiv Report) outlines the technical architecture for NSDL and defines the "technical scope and a functional model."...

https://arxiv.org/abs/cs/0201027
View Resource Core Services in the Architecture of the National Digital Library for Science Education (NSDL)

The National Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education Digital Library (NSDL) is the National Science Foundation's (NSF) ongoingeffort to build a comprehensive science digital library." This resource by Carl Lagoze et al. describes the interoperability structure for this initial stage of NSDL's development. Issues of heterogenous metadata management in a central repository,...

https://arxiv.org/abs/cs/0201025
View Resource Creating a Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections

In the fall of 2001, the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) published the "Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections" on their Web site. The report, which was done in collaboration with participants from the National Science Foundation's Science, Mathematics, Engineering, and Technology Education Digital Library program, highlights "digitization collection practices...

http://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/article/view/955
View Resource Summary Report of the Series on Joint NSF-EU Working Groups on Future Directions for Digital Libraries Research: October 12, 1998

The European Union and the National Science Foundation have been collaborating on a joint international project to identify future research directions and funding priorities for digital libraries. Five working groups were established to explore specific research areas: Intellectual Property and Economics, Global Resource Discovery, Interoperability, Metadata, and Multilingual Information Access....

https://www.ercim.eu/publication/ws-proceedings/DELOS-B/dl_s...
View Resource Resource Description Framework (RDF) Model and Syntax Specification

The Resource Description Framework (RDF) Model and Syntax Specification, a creation of the World Wide Web Consortium (W3C), is one of the most exciting new Web technologies to be inching its way into existence. RDF is a basis for encoding and using data about documents or Web pages which purports to facilitate the automation of their processing. This RDF Model and Syntax Specification document has...

http://www.w3.org/TR/PR-rdf-syntax/
View Resource Washington State Library: Digital Best Practices

In recent years, more attention has been paid to the planning and creation of online digital projects. This type of information is perhaps more helpful now that ever; particularly given recent budget cutbacks and belt-tightening throughout a broad range of institutions, such as public libraries, universities, and colleges. With that in mind, the Washington State Library has assembled this site...

https://www.sos.wa.gov/library/libraries/projects/washington...
View Resource First Monday: Sharing Digital Resources

First Monday has posted selected papers from the Conference on Libraries and Museums in the Digital World. The conference, also known as Web Wise 2004, was sponsored by the Institute of Museum and Library Services and co-hosted by University of Illinois at Chicgao. The theme of Sharing Digital Resources addressed the different meanings and implications of sharing in the digital environment. Items...

http://firstmonday.org/ojs/index.php/fm/issue/view/171
View Resource Digital History: A Guide To Gathering, Preserving, And Presenting the Past On The Web

The Center for History and New Media at George Mason University has consistently broken new ground with their projects, and this online resource is an important part of their work. Created and written by Professors Daniel J. Cohen and Roy Rosenzweig, this online version of their book serves as an introduction to the web for those "who wish to produce online historical work, or to build upon and...

http://chnm.gmu.edu/digitalhistory/index.php
View Resource Viewshare

Viewshare is a free web application that can be used for "generating and customizing unique, dynamic views through which users can experience cultural heritage digital collections." The site is administered by the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program at the Library of Congress. On the homepage, visitors can watch a demonstration of the program, look through some...

https://labs.loc.gov/experiments/viewshare