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    • The Data Dilemma 

      Stout, Amy; Graham, Anne (2007-11-27)
      There’s a famous allegory about a map of the world that grows in detail until every point in reality has its counterpoint on paper; the twist being that such a map is at once ideally accurate and entirely useless, since ...
    • DEJA :“ A Year in Review 

      Baudoin, Patsy; Smith, MacKenzie (2002)
      The MIT Libraries'€™ proposed to the Mellon Foundation to plan a preservation archive for dynamic electronic journals (DEJA : a€“ Dynamic E-Journal Archive) that would be reliable, secure, enduring, and sustainable over ...
    • Digital Archive Policies and Trusted Digital Repositories 

      Smith, MacKenzie; Moore, Reagan W. (Digital Curation Centre, UK, 2007-06)
      The MIT Libraries, the San Diego Supercomputer Center, and the University of California San Diego Libraries are conducting the PLEDGE Project to determine the set of policies that affect operational digital preservation ...
    • Diversity, Inclusion, and Social Justice in Library Technical Services 

      Kauffman, Rhonda Y; Anderson, Martina S (2019-07-02)
      The Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries recently embraced a large-scale initiative to incorporate the values of diversity, inclusion, and social justice (DISJ) into library practices. In early 2017, the ...
    • DSpace : An Institutional Repository from the MIT Libraries and Hewlett Packard Laboratories 

      Smith, MacKenzie (Springer-Verlag, 2002)
      The DSpaceâ„¢ project of the MIT Libraries and the Hewlett Packard Laboratories has built an institutional repository system for digital research material. This paper will describe the rationale for institutional repositories, ...
    • DSpace as an Open Archival Information System: Current Status and Future Directions 

      Tansley, Robert; Bass, Mick; Smith, MacKenzie (Springer-Verlag GmbH, 2003-01)
      As more and more output from research institutions is born digital, a means for capturing and preserving the results of this investment is required. To begin to understand and address the problems surrounding this task, ...
    • DSpace at MIT: Meeting the Challenges 

      Bass, Michael; Branschofsky, Margret (ACM Press, 2001)
      DSpace is a joint development effort by HP and MIT to establish an electronic system that will enable MIT faculty and researchers to capture, preserve, manage, and disseminate their intellectual output, and that will ...
    • The DSpace Institutional Digital Repository System: Current Functionality 

      Tansley, Robert; Bass, Mick; Stuve, David; Branschofsky, Margret; Chudnov, Daniel; e.a. (Institute of Electrical and Electronic Engineers, 2003)
      In this paper we describe DSpaceâ„¢, an open source system that acts as a repository for digital research and educational material produced by an organization or institution. DSpace was developed during two years’ collaboration ...
    • The DSpace Open Source Digital Asset Management System: Challenges and Opportunities 

      Tansley, Robert; Smith, MacKenzie; Walker, Julie Harford (Springer-Verlag GmbH, 2005)
      Last year at the ECDL 2004 conference, we reported some initial progress and experiences developing DSpace as an open source community-driven project [8], particularly as seen from an institutional manager’s viewpoint. We ...
    • DSpace: A Year in the Life of an Open Source Digital Repository System 

      Smith, MacKenzie; Rodgers, Richard; Walker, Julie; Tansley, Robert (Springer-Verlag, 2004)
      The DSpaceâ„¢ digital repository system was released as open source software in November of 2002. In the year since then it has been adopted by a large number of research universities and other organizations world-wide ...
    • DSpace: An Open Source Dynamic Digital Repository 

      Smith, MacKenzie; Barton, Mary; Bass, Mick; Branschofsky, Margret; McClellan, Greg; e.a. (Corporation for National Research Initiatives, 2003-01)
      For the past two years the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) Libraries and Hewlett-Packard Labs have been collaborating on the development of an open source system called DSpaceâ„¢ that functions as a repository ...
    • DSpace: Durable Digital Documents 

      Chudnov, Daniel (United Kingdom Serial Group, 2001)
      DSpace is a joint development project of the Massachusetts Institute of Technology Libraries and Hewlett-Packard Company. Its mission is to establish a library service to capture, distribute, and preserve the digital, ...
    • DSpace: Durable Digital Documents 

      Branschofsky, Margret; Chudnov, Daniel (ACM Press, 2002)
      The DSpace system for long-term management of institutional scholarly research repositories is now in use at the MIT Libraries; we will demonstrate the system and provide more information about its design, use at MIT, and ...
    • Electronic Resource Management Systems From ILS Vendors 

      Duranceau, Ellen (Against the Grain, 2004-09)
      For several years libraries, especially larger libraries and research libraries, have been more and more desperately seeking systems and tools to help them manage electronic resources for several years. To date, most ...
    • Electronic Resource Management Systems, Part II: Offerings from Serial Vendors and Serial Data Vendors 

      Duranceau, Ellen (Against the Grain, 2005-06-19)
      In the September 2004 issue, I reported on the Electronic Resource Management (ERM) offerings of the major ILS vendors, and promised to follow with a second article covering the ERM tools offered by other kinds of companies, ...
    • Envisioning Reference at MIT 

      Gass, Steven; Flanagan, Pat; Horowitz, Lisa (Haworth Press, 2004)
      . In the past few years, the MIT Libraries has been focused on how to turn declining reference statistics, new modes of technology, users’ increasing needs and expectations, and constrained staff resources into a robust ...
    • Eternal Bits 

      Smith, MacKenzie (IEEE, 2005-07)
      The MIT Libraries is addressing the problem of maintaining and sharing digital content over the long haul with a project called DSpace. For this digital repository, a simple, open-source software application was built that ...
    • Exploring Variety in Digital Collections and the Implications for Digital Preservation 

      Smith, MacKenzie (University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign, Graduate School of Library & Information Science, Publications Office, 2005)
      The amount of digital content produced at academic research institutions is large, and libraries and archives at these institutions have a responsibility to bring this digital material under curatorial control in order to ...
    • Future-Proofing Architectural Computer-Aided Design: MIT's FACADE Project 

      Smith, MacKenzie (Editions InFolio, 2008-09-27)
      The FACADE project at the Massachusetts Institute of Technology (MIT) in the USA is exploring the long-term archiving and preservation of digital data from architectural projects in general, and 3D models and related ...