A variety of working groups are what make the DLF community effective agents of change. Here are some of the interest groups you might want to explore. Each page will give you some information about that the group is up to, where to find its work, and how to get involved.
- Data Curation
- Digital Humanities
- DLF/OCLC Registry of Digital Masters
- Linked Open Data
- Program Developers Roundtable
- Project Managers
- SEO for Digital Libraries
- Service Frameworks
Recent Interest Group News:
- Linked Data: A Personal View from Jerry Persons
18 June 2012
This piece inaugurates an occasional series by or about linked data practitioners that will be cross-posted on the DLF site and LOD-LAM.net. The first post in the series is a personal reflection on the linked data landscape written by Jerry Persons, technology analyst at Knowledge Motifs, Chief Information Architect emeritus at Stanford, and author of the ...
- Announcing a LOD-LAM Zotero Group
24 May 2012
The Digital Library Federation, together with LITA’s Linked Library Data Interest Group, is pleased to announce an open Zotero group for LOD-LAM tools and resources. The LOD-LAM Zotero group is intended to serve as a space both for practitioners seeking an entry point into the world of cultural heritage linked data and for practitioners seeking ...
- CLIR/DLF Data Curation Postdoctoral Fellowship
4 April 2012
The Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) has received a $679,827 grant from the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation to help launch a new CLIR/DLF Data Curation Fellowship Program. The program, an expansion of CLIR’s Postdoctoral Fellowship Program in Academic Libraries, will provide recent Ph.Ds with professional development, education, and training opportunities in data curation ...
- Announcing Bamboo News by Project Bamboo
30 January 2012
Project Bamboo recently announced the release of its quarterly newsletter Bamboo News. The inaugural winter 2012 issue, “From Planning to Implementation”, describes what Bamboo has been developing since fall 2010, in response to the needs described by scholars, librarians and IT professionals during the 2008-2010 Bamboo Planning Process. Future issues will continue to center around ...
- White House Calls For Input on Digital Data Preservation and Access
16 November 2011
The White House Blog reported last week that the White House’s Office of Science and Technology Policy has released two Requests for Information (RFI), “soliciting public input on long term preservation of and public access to the results of federally funded research, including digital data and peer-reviewed scholarly publications.” These requests are in reaction to ...
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