ETD Lifecycle Management Tools Manual

Educopia Publishing, 2014 Sep 30

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Author(s):  Matt Schultz, Stephen Eisenhauer, Nick Krabbenhoeft

Summary:  The manual provides guidance for the tools developed and extended by the IMLS-funded Lifecycle Management of ETDs project. These include ClamAV, DROID, file, FITS, JHOVE2, ETD Drop, and PREMIS Event Service.

Nexus Recommendations for Action

Educopia Publishing, 2014 Aug 27

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Author(s):  Katherine Skinner, Nick Krabbenhoeft

Summary:  This report summarizes the results of a 2-day meeting hosted by the Nexus project at the Center for Creative Leadership with representatives of national library associations such as ALA, ACRL, and ARL on the topic of revitalizing library leadership training programs.

Checking Your Digital Content: What is Fixity, and When Should I be Checking It?

NDSA, 2014 Oct 07

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Author(s):  Paula De Stefano, Carl Fleischhauer, Andrea Goethals, Michael Kj√∂rling, Nick Krabbenhoeft, Chris Lacinak, Jane Mandelbaum, Kevin McCarthy, Kate Murray, Vivek Navale, Dave Rice, Robin Ruggaber, Trevor Owens, Kate Zwaard

Summary:  This paper was produced collaboratively through the NDSA Infrastructure Working Group. It explains the rationale behind fixity algorithms, tools to check fixity, and strategies to use fixity information in a repository.

Training the 21st Century Library Leader

Educopia Publishing, 2014 Apr 08

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Author(s):  Katherine Skinner, Nick Krabbenhoeft

Summary:  This white paper, part of the Nexus project, is the result of an intensive research into American library leadership programs hosted between 1998 and 2013. Accompanying the paper is a dataset of the 70+ programs discovered.

Guidance Documents for Lifecycle Management of ETDs

Educopia Publishing, 2014 Mar 31

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Editor(s): Matt Schultz, Katherine Skinner, Nick Krabbenhoeft

Summary:  A series of documents covering all aspects of an ETD program from staffing to metadata to budgeting, the Guidance Documents were written by expert librarians and edited by Educopia staff.

Chronicles in Preservation: Preserving Digital News and Newspapers

Preservation, Digital Technology & Culture, 2013-11

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Author(s):  Nick Krabbenhoeft, Katherine Skinner, Matt Schultz, FrederickZarndt

Summary:  The paper reports on the NEH-funded Chronicles in Preservation project, especially the development of the Guidelines for Digital Newspaper Preservation Readiness.