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  Lucidworks: Digital Transformation: A Roundup of 12 Important Articles Digital transformation could be worth $18 trillion globally in added business value, and analyst firm Gartner projects that it could account for 36 percent of total corporate revenue by 2020, according to ITPro. This indicates that digital transformation is not only important, but big business. But what is digital transformation? … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-03-22By Lucidworks Islandora: Islandora 8 Documentation Sprint: Complete! The latest Islandora 8 sprint focussed on a … Read More

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  DuraSpace News: DuraSpace-euroCRIS Joint Pre-conference Workshop at OR2019 DuraSpace and euroCRIS will co-host a one-day workshop to focus on interoperability and integrations between repositories and CRIS platforms during the Open Repository 2019 Conference in Hamburg, Germany – on Monday, June 10th, 2019. In February 2017 DuraSpace and euroCRIS signed a Memorandum of Understanding with the intent of … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-03-20By Carol Minton Morris David Rosenthal: Compression vs. Preservation An archive is in a hardware refresh cycle and … Read More

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  Jonathan Rochkind: What “search engine” to use in a digital collections Rails app? Traditional samvera apps have Blacklight, and it’s Solr index, very tightly integrated into many parts of persistence and discovery functionality, including management interfaces. In rewriting our digital collections app , we have the opportunity to make other choices. Which of course is both a blessing and a curse, who wants choices? … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-03-18By jrochkind Information Technology and Libraries: Determining Textbook Cost, Formats, and Licensing … Read More

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  John Mark Ockerbloom: Public Domain Day advent calendar #27: The Invisible Monster by Sonia Greene Visitors to newsstands in early 1923 encountered a number of significant American magazines for the first time. They could pick up the first issues of Time, with brief, breezy dispatches relating the week’s news from around the world.  (Issues of that magazine from 1923 and some years afterward are already … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-03-16By John Mark Ockerbloom Open Knowledge Foundation: Leveraging open data … Read More

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  Jez Cope: Using Pipfile in Binder Photo by Sear Greyson on Unsplash I recently attended a workshop, organised by the excellent team of the Turing Way project, on a tool called BinderHub. BinderHub, along with public hosting platform MyBinder, allows you to publish computational notebooks online as “binders” such that they’re … Source: Code4libPublished on 2019-03-14By Jez Cope William Denton: Freedom of information appeal for York University eresource costs successful Last August I wrote Freedom of information request for … Read More

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