Repositories

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

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Recent Project Briefings & Plenary Sessions from CNI Meetings

Avalon Media System Update: From Collaboration to Community (March '16)

Jon Dunn, Indiana University
Evviva Weinraub, Northwestern University


Building “Full-Stack” Collaboration on a Digital Foundation: ‘Explore Chicago Collections’ and the Chicago Collections Consortium (March '16)

Scott Walter, DePaul University
Sarah M. Pritchard, Northwestern University
Charles Blair, University of Chicago
Tracy J. Seneca, University of Illinois at Chicago


Expert Curation of SHARE Data Set: Pedagogy and Community Engagement (March '16)

Judy Ruttenberg, Association of Research Libraries
Cynthia Hudson-Vitale, Washington University in St. Louis
Jeff Spies, Center for Open Science


Exploring the Potential of New Faculty Profile Systems (March '16)

Michelle Armstrong, Boise State University
Eli Windchy, bepress
Maliaca Oxnam, University of Arizona


Improving Research Data Sharing and Reuse: Scientists and Repositories (March '16)

Michael Conlon, University of Florida




Recent Videos

Improving Research Data Sharing and Reuse: Scientists and Repositories (March '16)
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Achieving Meaningful Interoperability for Web-based Scholarship (November '15)
Herbert Van de Sompel, Los Alamos National Laboratory
Michael L. Nelson, Old Dominion University View more information

 

Hydra-in-a-Box: Building and Bundling a National Digital Platform (November '15)
Tom Cramer, Stanford University
Mark Matienzo, Digital Public Library of America
Debra Hanken Kurtz, DuraSpace View more information

 

Innovative Uses of Islandora: Three Use Cases (April '15)
Kristian Allen, University of California, Los Angeles
Mark Jordan, Simon Fraser University
Evelyn McLellan, Artefactual Systems Inc. View more information

 

A Platform for Partnership: Collaborating Across UCLA Library and Campus (April '15)
Jillian Cuellar, University of California, Los Angeles
Jasmine Jones, Smith College
Jennifer Weintraub, Radcliffe Institute for Advanced Study
Andrew Gomez, University of California, Los Angeles
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Recent Podcasts

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