The digital library community is spread far and wide, as evidenced by the headlines in the sidebar. Here are a few recent stories about DLF Community member activities:

  • Metadata First: Using Structured Data Markup and the Google Custom Search API to Outsource Your Digital Collection Search Index

    This Community Spotlight was provided by Scott Young, Jason Clark, Patrick OBrien, and Kenning Arlitsch, Montana State University. Discussions of building the digital library have centered around using tools like CONTENTdm and Solr/Blacklight to build local search interfaces for our digital content. This model has served …

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  • DMPTool Update

    This Community Spotlight was provided by Sarah Shreeves, Associate Professor, University Library, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign. In January 2011, prompted by the NSF requirement that all grant proposals include a data management plan (DMP) and inspired by the Digital Curation Centre’s DMP Online tool …

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  • 2013 Community Support

    DLF members’ annual investment supports the DLF Forum and other important community events. As an organization whose mission is to serve digital library practitioners, DLF supports meetings and allied events in order to facilitate collaboration, conversation, and innovation all year long. This makes for a …

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  • Welcome New Members!

    DLF would like to welcome our new members for the 2013-2014 membership year: Cal Tech Georgia Tech Montana State University Northeastern University The Ohio State University Princeton Theological Seminary Temple University University at Albany – SUNY University of Georgia University of Houston University of Wisconsin …

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  • Texas Conference on Digital Libraries

    The Texas Conference on Digital Libraries, held May 7-8, in Austin, TX, covered a variety of issues pertaining to digital repositories. Digital preservation, research data management and Digital Humanities were widely discussed. Nancy McGovern, Head of Curation and Preservation Services, MIT Libraries, said the library community …

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