Research identifiers: national approaches to ORCID and ISNI implementation | Australian Policy Online

More and more countries are making collected efforts to provide ORCID identifiers for their researchers and encouraging implementation of ORCID iDs into the national and local research information infrastructure.

Educating cultural heritage information professionals for Australia's galleries, libraries, archives and museums | Australian Policy Online

This research explored the skills, knowledge and qualities, and professional education needs, of information professionals in galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAM) in Australia. These cultural heritage institutions have always had a role in allowing us to experience, explore and interpret our world by enabling people to engage with information in multiple forms through their mutual core functions of acquiring, organising, storing, providing access to and preserving information.

Educating cultural heritage information professionals for Australia's galleries, libraries, archives and museums | Australian Policy Online

This research explored the skills, knowledge and qualities, and professional education needs, of information professionals in galleries, libraries, archives and museums (GLAM) in Australia. These cultural heritage institutions have always had a role in allowing us to experience, explore and interpret our world by enabling people to engage with information in multiple forms through their mutual core functions of acquiring, organising, storing, providing access to and preserving information.

Cataloging and Metadata: Library of Congress Introduces New Cataloging in Publication Data Block | LJ INFOdocket

Most of you probably know what the CIP [Cataloging in Publication] data block is, even if you do not realize it. A Cataloging in Publication record (aka CIP data) is a bibliographic record prepared by the Library of Congress for a book that has not yet been published. When the book is published, the publisher includes the CIP data on the copyright page (usually the verso of the title page of print books), thereby facilitating book processing for libraries and book dealers.

Data Management and Curation in 21st Century Archives – Part 2 | hangingtogether.org

I attended the 79th Annual Meeting of the Society of American Archivists (SAA) last month in Cleveland, Ohio and was invited to participate on the Research Libraries Roundtable panel on Data Management and Curation in 21st Century Archives. Dan Noonan, e-Records/Digital Resources Archivist, moderated the discussion. Wendy Hagenmaier, Digital Collections Archivist, Georgia Tech Library and Sammie Morris, Director, Archives and Special Collections & University Archivist, Purdue University Libraries joined me on the panel.

October 2015 Issue of IFLA Journal Now Available Online, Special Issue on Cultural Heritage | LJ INFOdocket

IFLA Journal (Volume 41, No.3; October 2015)

IFLA Journal is published by the International Federation of Library Associations.

Contents
Guest editorial
- IFLA Journal special issue on Cultural Heritage 191
- Douwe Drijfhout and Tanja de Boer

Articles

- Indigenous cultural heritage preservation: A review essay with ideas for the future
Loriene Roy

- The digital library in the re-inscription of African cultural heritage
Dale Peters, Matthias Brenzinger, Renate Meyer, Amanda Noble and Niklas Zimmer

Stewarding Academic and Research Content: An Interview with Bradley Daigle and Chip German about APTrust | The Signal

In this edition of the Insights Interview series for the NDSA Innovation Working Group, I was excited to talk with Bradley Daigle, director of digital curation services and digital strategist for special collections at the University of Virginia, and R. F. (Chip) German Jr., program director of the APTrust, about the Academic Preservation Trust.

Lauren: Tell us about the Academic Preservation Trust and how the organization addresses the needs of member institutions.

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