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HUMBOLDT KOLLEG, October 1-5, 2013
"Digitization of Heritage in Science"

DigitisationOfHeritageInScience

KEY AREAS:

- Digitization of specialized data archives related to Astronomy, Mathematics, Physics, Musical Heritage, Folklore, etc.

- Digital libraries and online archives

- IT, Mathematical and Image Processing methods for representation, web-access and search in digital archives

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University Library “Svetozar Markovic” Belgrade, Serbia has the pleasure of informing you that on August 12th at noon it honors the 2503rd anniversary of Battle of Marathon by organizing a public screening of professor Donald Kagan’s recorded lecture regarding this historical event available for the first time with Serbian subtitles.

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seneschal logoNational cultural heritage thesauri and vocabularies have acted as standards for use by both national organizations and local authority Historic Environment Records but until now have lacked the persistent Linked Open Data (LOD) URIs that would allow them to act as vocabulary hubs for the Web of Data.

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IFLA has signed a contract with ECS Partners Limited (http://www.eprints.org/) for the building and hosting of its new repository using EPrints Services. The repository will be publicly launched during 2013 with contents including all 2013 World Library and Information Congress (WLIC) papers, existing IFLA standards, and a selection of advocacy documents.

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Facultad de Ciencias,Universidad Nacional Autónoma de México

August 19, 2013 – August 21, 2013

The Public Knowledge Project (PKP) and the National Autonomous University of Mexico (UNAM) are pleased to announce the Fourth International PKP Scholarly Publishing Conference, which will be held from August 19 - 21, 2013 in Mexico City, Mexico.

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ImagesOfWorkOfArtInMuseumCollectionsFrom Kristin Kelly's Mellon-funded study, Images of Works of Art in Museum Collections: The Experience of Open Access: A Study of 11 Museums, Council on Library and Information Resources, June 2013, p. 29:

 

"No museum that has made the transition to open access for the images in its collection would return to its previous approach. Although challenges are still being resolved, such as the additional workload and the potential uncertainty about where images of works from their collections have been published, museum staff cited the satisfaction that comes from

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The Directory of Open Access Journals is delighted to announce new selection criteria and hereby announces that these new criteria are open for public comment until July 15th.

 

The DOAJ-team has developed the criteria and our Advisory Board has provided valuable input and comments.

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Registration for iPRES-2013 is now open.

 

The conference will take place 2-6 September 2013 in Lisbon, Portugal at the Instituto Superior Técnico.

Conference website: http://ipres2013.ist.utl.pt/index.html

Draft program: http://ipres2013.ist.utl.pt/prg_overview.html

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Warsaw, 10 June 2013: Europeana, Europe’s digital library, museum and archive, has launched a new project titled 'Europeana 1989'. People across Europe are invited to share their experiences, stories and memorabilia from the time of the fall of the Iron Curtain in a digital archive.

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What is digital curation and why is it important to you? Leading experts in the curation and preservation of digital objects (such as databases, photos, videos, websites, etc) discuss what exactly is digital curation, and why...

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An increasing number of universities and research organisations are starting to build research data repositories to allow permanent access in a trustworthy environment to data sets resulting from research at their institutions. Due to varying disciplinary requirements, the landscape of research data repositories is very heterogeneous. This makes it difficult for researchers, funding bodies, publishers, and scholarly institutions to select an appropriate repository for storage of research data or to search for data.

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