Skip to main content

Monica Rivero

Monica Rivero's Public Library

  • Online Access to Archival and Special Collections: When may such institutions and their staffs invoke fair use to create digital preservation copies and/or enable digital access to copyrighted materials in their collections?

  • primary intention of the digital preservation program is to preserve future access to digital resources that are determined (by collections policy) to be of high value to the University Libraries over the long-term
  • program objectives are to:

  • With the rise of linked data and the semantic web, concepts and terms like ‘ontology, an ontology is a formal representation of knowledge as a set of concepts within a domain, and the relationships between those concepts. It is used to reason about the entities within that domain, and may be used to describe the domain. In theory, an ontology is a "formal, explicit ...’, ‘vocabulary’, ‘thesaurusA thesaurus is a book that lists words grouped together according to similarity of meaning, in contrast to a dictionary, which contains definitions and pronunciations. The largest thesaurus in the world is the Historical Thesaurus of the Oxford English Dictionary, which contains more than ...’ or ‘taxonomyTaxonomy is the practice and science of classification. The word finds its roots in the Greek τάξις, taxis (meaning 'order' or 'arrangement') and νόμος, nomos (meaning 'law' or 'science'). Taxonomy uses taxonomic units, known as taxa. In addition, the word is also used as a count noun: ...
  • to describe ‘knowledge models’
  • Taxonomies and thesauri are closely related species of controlled vocabularies to describe relations between concepts and their labels including synonyms

2 more annotations...

  • Purists have many reasons to treat them as separate disciplines
  • For casual users, these are very similar concepts
  • Ontologies” seems to be preferred by academics and deep researchers, while “taxonomies” are almost universally used in the commercial space.

4 more annotations...

  • Version 2.0, the ODRL policy model framework currently supports traditional rights expressions for commercial transactions, open access expressions, and privacy expressions for social media.
  • ODRL was managed by an independent Initiative before becoming a W3C Community Group in 2011.
  • transparent governance model.

2 more annotations...

  • This article proposes a small set of descriptive data elements that should accompany digital materials to inform potential users of the copyright status of the item.
  • assumption is that digital materials will be licensed and permitted uses of the materials will be enforced through some technological controls
  • The burden of determining the copyright status of the work, and of understanding the circumstances under which permission is required, is left to the user of library materials. It is therefore a matter of good user service for the library to provide all available information relating to the copyright status of the work so that the determination can be made
Mar 24, 15

Semantic Digital Archives (SDA 2011) paper

  • Not all ETDs are available in OA for a variety of reasons, including confidentiality, embargoes, author-imposed restrictions, and a lack of encouragement and/or requirement by libraries and graduate schools
  • A strategy is outlined for moving towards ensuring that publishing ETDs under OA becomes routine, and an electronic version becomes the only manifestation of a thesis.
  • Some ETDs, even if they are not confidential, may be limited to on-campus-only access and/or be under embargo,

5 more annotations...

1 - 20 of 5515 Next › Last »
20 items/page

Highlighter, Sticky notes, Tagging, Groups and Network: integrated suite dramatically boosting research productivity. Learn more »

Join Diigo