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Washington Hotline

Jenni Terry
2011 College & research libraries news  
may not sound like a draconian cut, but it is a 10 percent cut to the primary source of federal funding for libraries.  ...  President Obama released his FY2012 budget proposal on February 14, the future of library federal funding and the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) looked pretty bleak.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crln.72.3.8533 fatcat:uehfzfyt6bczdg54hlwd5hbjau

Page 343 of Library Trends Vol. 3, Issue 4 [page]

1955 Library Trends  
by the Library of Congress Mission.  ...  in 1945 in the dispatch to Europe of the Library of Congress Mission, representing the research libraries of the country.  ... 

Page 280 of Library Resources & Technical Services Vol. 52, Issue 4 [page]

2008 Library Resources & Technical Services  
While this system is built on open-source tools, it does not appear itself to have been released as open source, a pity.  ...  The final paper in this section presents OPAC software built on open-source tools and using UNIMARC records in XML.  ... 

News from the Field

David Free
2021 College & research libraries news  
More information is available at www.clir. org/recordings-at-risk/. GPO, Law Library of Congress digitize United States Congressional Serial Set The U.S.  ...  This first public release contains selected volumes from the 69th Congress , the 82nd Congress (1951-53) , and several 19th-century Congresses.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crln.82.10.454 fatcat:wspouqjnmnalxorc2yqhrjgco4

Linked open data for cultural heritage

Julia Marden, Carolyn Li-Madeo, Noreen Whysel, Jeffrey Edelstein
2013 Proceedings of the 31st ACM international conference on Design of communication - SIGDOC '13  
First we look at an organization that saw releasing their catalog in linked open data as a way to maintain and grow its influence in the world of cataloging.  ...  This paper surveys the landscape of linked open data projects in cultural heritage, examining the work of groups from around the world.  ...  The goals of the Library of Congress Linked Open Data Service are twofold, benefiting both the Library of Congress and human and machine users.  ... 
doi:10.1145/2507065.2507103 dblp:conf/sigdoc/MardenLWE13 fatcat:6sjnrygiunatdiffvz4dnmpjte

News from the Field

David Free
2010 College & research libraries news  
Rutgers releases open source ETD software In early May, the Rutgers University Libraries released OpenETD, a Web-based software application for managing the submission, approval, and distribution of the  ...  OpenETD is the open source release of the Rutgers University Libraries' RUetd application. Since its introduction in 2007, the Rutgers ETD service has accepted nearly 1,400 theses or dissertations.  ... 
doi:10.5860/crln.71.7.8400 fatcat:sdcwda4qprbffamywmrrmihhr4

News from the Field

David Free
2018 College & research libraries news  
discoverable in Ex Libris PrimoEBSCO releases OnArchitecture video libraryLibrary of Congress launches North Korean Serials Database  ...  UCLA Library to host digital archive of ancient Arabic and Syriac manuscriptsACRL OpenCon scholarship recipientsMellon Fellowships for Dissertation Research in Original Sources applicationsProQuest News  ...  Library of Congress launches North Korean Serials Database Home to one of the most prominent North Korean collections in the Western Hemisphere, the Asian Division at the Library of Congress has rolled  ... 
doi:10.5860/crln.79.9.474 fatcat:yeaz5tcn3ngb5ctwczsgzsucku

The 3D Tune-In Toolkit: A C++ library for binaural spatialisation, and hearing loss/hearing aids emulation

Arcadio Reyes-Lecuona, Maria Cuevas-Rodriguez, Daniel Gonzalez-Toledo, Carlos Garre, Ernesto De-La-Rubia-Cuestas, Luis Molina-Tanco, Angel Rodriguez-Rivero, Lorenzo Picinali
2019 Proceedings of the ICA congress  
This contribution presents the 3D Tune-In (3DTI) Toolkit, an open source C++ library for binaural spatialisation which includes hearing loss and hearing aid emulators.  ...  simulation, customisation of Interaural Time Differences (ITDs), and Ambisonic-based binaural reverberation.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGEMENTS The 3D Tune-In project has received funding from the European Union's Horizon 2020 research and innovation programme under grant agreement No 644051.  ... 
doi:10.18154/rwth-conv-239391 fatcat:opli64uxlrdqrkhzgjtqeah7g4

Libraries' Role in Curating and Exposing Big Data

Michael Teets, Matthew Goldner
2013 Future Internet  
This article examines how one data hub is working to become a relevant and useful source in the Web of big data and cloud computing.  ...  The focus is on OCLC's WorldCat database of global library holdings and includes work by other library organizations to expose their data using big data concepts and standards.  ...  Acknowledgments The authors wish to thank Jeff Young, Software, Architect, OCLC, for his contributions to the article content, and Brad Gauder, Editor, OCLC, for editorial assistance.  ... 
doi:10.3390/fi5030429 fatcat:7nf2rijva5d5jfpsrqw2od7ihu

"With One Heart": Agile approaches for developing Concordia and crowdsourcing at the Library of Congress

Meghan Ferriter, Kate Zwaard, Elaine Kamlley, Rosie Storey, Chris Adams, Lauren Algee, Victoria Van Hyning, Jamie Bresner, Abigail Potter, Eileen Jakeway, David Brunton
2019 Code4Lib Journal  
Concordia is open source software designed and developed iteratively at the Library of Congress using Agile methodology and user-centered design.  ...  In October 2018, the Library of Congress launched its crowdsourcing program By the People (https://crowd.loc.gov) .  ...  Not all of the Library of Congress digital collections on www.loc.gov are available in IIIF yet, and we did not want to become responsible for a major open-source project fork.  ... 
doaj:abf337200cfb476299ecccc8a3cceb5d fatcat:ywogptwkmbezfgwarp7rvdr4xa

Wikidata as an open, collaborative bibliographic database: the case of the National Library of Sweden

Alicia Fagerving
2020 Zenodo  
Our common goal is that libraries should be able to meet the needs of the modern, open web by participating in the Open Knowledge movement and informing the public about how to look at and use Wikipedia  ...  Wikidata is a great platform for sharing bibliographic data, and has attracted attention from libraries around the world, including the Library of Congress and the Association of Research Libraries.  ...  As part of its open data strategy, the National Library of Sweden has released this data under an open license, CC0. The same applies to the Libris Authority File.  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3874616 fatcat:hcmpwcxjnnhtdevjfn5xewhsfy

ManPy: An Open-Source Layer of DES Manufacturing Objects Implemented in SimPy

Georgios Dagkakis, Cathal Heavey, Sebastien Robin, Jerome Perrin
2013 2013 8th EUROSIM Congress on Modelling and Simulation  
On the other hand, the nature of Open Source (OS) software development has properties that would help in overcoming problems such as high cost and lack of flexibility and reusability of DES projects.  ...  We present a new OS library of manufacturing DES objects called ManPy. We justify the need of such a project and describe the main driving ideas behind it.  ...  ACKNOWLEDGMENTS The research leading to the results presented in this paper has received funding from the European Union Seventh Framework Programme (FP7-2012-NMP-ICT-FoF) under grant agreement n° 314364  ... 
doi:10.1109/eurosim.2013.70 fatcat:6j74lznhrvbxfl6meibxzfbt5u

Internet sources of government information

Blake Gumprecht
2019 College & research libraries news  
Source: g o p h e r g o p h e r.m ic ro . umn.edu / libraries / reference works / u.s. geographic names database. • Library of Congress Information System: Provides access to the library's online catalog  ...  Source: telnet locis.loc.gov. • Library of Congress Marvel: O ne-stop source for a multitude of government mate rial-Congressional information, census data, White House documents, State Department re ports  ...  Source: gopher gopher.niaid.nih.gov/ aids related information. • National Institutes of Health: Provides ac cess to NIH phone books, calendars, library catalogs, molecular biology databases, NIH Guide  ... 
doi:10.5860/crln.55.1.19 fatcat:ptbxld5dijaotjieoelxpduk2m

Distributed Digital Preservation: Private LOCKSS Networks as Business, Social, and Technical Frameworks

Victoria Reich, David Rosenthal
2009 Library Trends  
Top research libraries and scholarly publishers include:  ...  With help from the Library of Congress, the LOCKSS team ported the Linux version of the LOCKSS daemon to Solaris 9 and integrated Solaris 9 support into the regular six-weekly daemon release process.  ...  Much of the Library of Congress' infrastructure uses the Solaris operating system from Sun Microsystems.  ... 
doi:10.1353/lib.0.0047 fatcat:lryd26fdiveypn7sagtcrw4i3m

By the People Crowdsourcing Datasets from the Library of Congress

Victoria Van Hyning, Lauren Algee, Mason Jones, Carlyn Osborn, Trevor Owens, Lauren Seroka, Abby Shelton
2022 Journal of Open Humanities Data  
The By the People (BTP) datasets comprise text of selected collections of the Library of Congress (LOC) created by volunteers in the By the People crowdsourced transcription program, which invites public  ...  Resulting transcriptions are added to the digital collections alongside the images to enable search and accessibility of the collections.  ...  Management and Services Division, collection curators, and many others working across the Library of Congress.  ... 
doi:10.5334/johd.67 fatcat:iw2ybq7rqbg77cfbmm7e3w3nlm
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