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DigitalKoans Will Primarily Tweet Until March

Tue, 23 Jan 2018 13:30:43 +0000

DigitalKoans will be publishing information primarily on Twitter until 3/6/18. There will likely be increased job notifications and the inclusion of articles of interest that are not freely available. Digital Curation News will continue to be published on WordPress. Tweets will likely occur in midday (US Central Daylight Saving Time). The Twitter feed is: […](image)

Digital Curation News (1/16/2018) #digitalcuration #digitalpreservation #datamanagement #researchdata #rdm

Tue, 16 Jan 2018 17:47:59 +0000

Who Is the Data Curator? Defining a Vocabulary A New Hat for Librarians: Providing REDCap Support to Establish the Library as a Central Data Hub A Review of Digital Curation Professional Competencies: Theory and Current Practices Research Data Management among Life Sciences Faculty: Implications for Library Service Building Strategic Alliances to Support Advocacy and Planning […](image)

"California Introduces Its Own Bill to Protect Net Neutrality"

Mon, 08 Jan 2018 17:39:41 +0000

Katharine Trendacosta has published "California Introduces Its Own Bill to Protect Net Neutrality" in Deeplinks. Here's an excerpt: Wiener’s proposed legislation, co-authored by ten state assembly and Senate Democrats, has a number of ways to ensure that telecom companies operating in California adhere to the principals of net neutrality. Washington and New York have similar […](image)

Meltdown and Spectre Attacks Could Threaten Computing Devices from Cellphones to Servers

Thu, 04 Jan 2018 16:26:06 +0000

The threat to computing devices by Meltdown and Spectre is widespread. 'Meltdown' and 'Spectre': Every Modern Processor Has Unfixable Security Flaws Meltdown and Spectre: Bugs in Modern Computers Leak Passwords and Sensitive Data Spectre and Meltdown: Details You Need on Those Big Chip Flaws Meltdown and Spectre FAQ: Fix for Intel CPU Flaws Could Slow […](image)

Serious Security Flaw May Require All Computers with Intel Chips to be Patched Resulting in Serious Performance Degradation

Wed, 03 Jan 2018 17:18:33 +0000

All Linux, Mac, and Windows computers with Intel chips may soon be patched to deal with a serious security flaw resulting in performance degradation of up to 30%. A Huge Intel Security Hole Could Slow Down Your PC Soon Severe Intel Security Issue May Impact All Macs and Windows PCs 'Kernel Memory Leaking' Intel Processor […](image)

DigitalKoans Posts Resume on 1/23/2018

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:34:08 +0000

DigitalKoans posts will resume on 1/23/2018. Happy holidays. Research Data Curation Bibliography, Version 8 | Digital Curation and Digital Preservation Works | Open Access Works | Digital Scholarship | Digital Scholarship Sitemap(image)

Coordinator for Digital Archives and Records at University of Delaware

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:33:44 +0000

The University of Delaware is recruiting a Coordinator for Digital Archives and Records. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Developing, implementing, and maintaining a digital asset management system to manage the electronic collections of the Archives Program, Developing, implementing, and maintaining resources for the intake and archiving of the university’s electronic records, including documents, databases […](image)

"Migrating bepress Digital Commons Journals to OJS"

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:32:25 +0000

The Public Knowledge Project has released "Migrating bepress Digital Commons Journals to OJS." Here's an excerpt: PKP has recently developed an import plugin that is specifically designed to port and preserve Digital Commons journal content into an OJS installation that can then serve as a journal workflow management and publishing platform. This import plugin was […](image)

Digital Collections Librarian at Miami University

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:31:55 +0000

Miami University is recruiting a Digital Collections Librarian. Here's an excerpt from the ad: Reporting to the Head of Steward and Sustain, the Digital Collections Librarian manages the daily operations related to the processing, digitization, organization, and access of special collections and university archives materials. Supports the efforts of the Miami University Library in digitally […](image)

"Stewardship in the ‘Age of Algorithms’"

Fri, 08 Dec 2017 13:30:30 +0000

Clifford Lynch has published "Stewardship in the 'Age of Algorithms'" in First Monday. Here's an excerpt: This paper explores pragmatic approaches that might be employed to document the behavior of large, complex socio-technical systems (often today shorthanded as "algorithms") that centrally involve some mixture of personalization, opaque rules, and machine learning components. Thinking rooted in […](image)

Director of Libraries at Colby College

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:33:21 +0000

Colby College is recruiting a Director of Libraries. Here's an excerpt from the ad: The Director will have an opportunity to connect the libraries, not only with faculty, students, and the community, but also with a new senior leadership team and a uniquely ambitious program of institutional transformation. This endeavor, supported by the largest fundraising […](image)

Cites & Insights 17: 2017

Thu, 07 Dec 2017 13:32:23 +0000

Walt Crawford has published "Cites & Insights 17: 2017." Here's an excerpt from the announcement: If you care about gray OA–the gold OA journals that aren't in DOAJ–you should buy this volume, as it includes the first (Gray OA 2012-2016) and probably the last (Gray OA 2014-2017) comprehensive studies of these journals . . . […](image)