Stewardship of intellectual content is a primary role for higher education institutions, and management, preservation, and access to information is often the core work of libraries. Our program has been instrumental in promoting a broad view of institutional repositories as a place for stewardship of the intellectual and cultural life of an institution. In addition, scholarly societies and other groups form digital repositories to bring together materials in a particular discipline. CNI explores approaches to managing and deploying repositories at the institutional level and the connections and systems needed to connect them with national and disciplinary-level curation strategies. We are also interested in repositories of research data, instructional materials, and cultural materials.

Recent Publications/Reports/Presentations by CNI Staff

“Shape of the Scientific Article in the Developing Cyberinfrastructure” (August '07) Author: Clifford A. Lynch

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“IR Deployment in US” (September '05) Authors: Clifford A. Lynch and Joan K. Lippincott

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“International Status of Academic Institutional Repositories” (September '05) Authors: Gerard van Westrienen and Clifford A. Lynch

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“Visible Classroom” (August '03) Author: Clifford A. Lynch

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“Institutional Repositories, Infrastructure for Scholarship” (February '03) Author: Clifford A. Lynch

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Recent Project Briefings & Plenary Sessions from CNI Meetings

Can a Consortium Build a Viable Preservation Repository? (March '14)

Suzanne E. Thorin, University of Virginia
Bradley Daigle, University of Virginia
Stephen Davis, Columbia University
Linda Newman, University of Cincinnati
Scott Turnbull, University of Virginia


Community-based Stewardship at Pennsylvania State University (March '14)

Mike Furlough, Pennsylvania State University
Patricia Hswe, Pennsylvania State University
Ben Goldman, Pennsylvania State University


If You Want to Go Far, Go Together: Developing the Hydra-Blacklight Way (March '14)

Tom Cramer, Stanford University


Integrating ORCID Researcher Identifiers Into Repository Workflows (March '14)

Laure Haak, ORCID
Ann Campion Riley, University of Missouri
Michael Witt, Purdue University


SHARE: Project Update (March '14)

Tyler Walters, Virginia Polytechnic Institute and State University
Eric Celeste, Independent Consultant


Recent Videos

Not Another Cross-Search Tool: The Digital Commons Network (March '13) Jean-Gabriel Bankier, bepress
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Wikipedia and Libraries: What’s the Connection? (December '12) Merrilee Proffitt, OCLC Research
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Recent Podcasts

Nov 28, 2011: Open Data, Publishing Innovations, Assessment (November '11) CNI Conversations Podcast, Nov. 28, 2011

[audio:http://www.cni.org/wp-content/uploads/2011/11/20111128-CNI-Conversations.mp3|titles=20111128-CNI-Conversations] Audio Recording [31 min.]

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