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Coyotelab - Linux Containers For Educational Use, Michael D. Korcha 2016 California State University - San Bernardino

Coyotelab - Linux Containers For Educational Use, Michael D. Korcha

Electronic Theses, Projects, and Dissertations

CoyoteLab is an exploration in the use of Linux container technology as a means to simplify the way students in computing fields access and complete laboratory work in their educational career. This project provides two main benefits: creating a simple way for students to log in and access their coursework without anything more than their web browser, and providing course instructors a way to verify that assigned work is completed successfully. Thanks to advances in container technology and the advent of WebSockets, this becomes a middle layer between a WebSocket opened up on the client’s browser and the SSH ...


Cpn-Dam Business Meeting, Amanda Harlan 2016 Kansas State University

Cpn-Dam Business Meeting, Amanda Harlan

Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management

CPN-DAM Business Meeting

Wednesday, November 16, 2016

3:55pm - 4:55pm CST

Agenda

3:55-4:05pm Introduction

4:05-4:10pm Announce Executive Committee members for 2017-2018

4:10-4:25pm Reports from the Planning and Design Committees

4:25-4:40pm Report from Ad Hoc Executive Committee

  • Summary of what was accomplished in 2016

  • Action Items for 2017

    • Become a nonprofit corporation

    • Finalize membership and fees

    • Set up standing committees

    • 2017 conference and proceedings

    • Contacting vendor/sponsors/organizations for possible sponsorship

4:40-4:45pm Announcement on whether the CPN-DAM bylaws were approved or not approved

4:45-4:50pm Comments from audience

4 ...


Developing An Outreach Plan For Unt Scholarly Works, Pamela Andrews, Daniel Alemneh 2016 University of North Texas

Developing An Outreach Plan For Unt Scholarly Works, Pamela Andrews, Daniel Alemneh

Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management

The University of North Texas Scholarly Works collections functions as our institution’s open access repository. This summer, we conducted a preliminary analysis of the collection’s holdings to assess our progress in archiving UNT faculty research in support of our Open Access and Long-term Digital Stewardship policy as passed in 2012. As we do not subscribe to any current research information systems (CRIS), this analysis took the form of a census using current faculty senate data to understand who is and is not contributing to the repository. After looking at our contribution population, we also examined what resource types ...


Beyond Electric Dreams: Instituting A Dam Program Where It Is Needed But Maybe Not Wanted, Gregory Johnson 2016 Knox College

Beyond Electric Dreams: Instituting A Dam Program Where It Is Needed But Maybe Not Wanted, Gregory Johnson

Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management

Digital content is created every second of everyday and can be found everywhere. And the need to preserve this content, as well as the have it available to your students, patrons, or faculty and staff is at a premium while budgets for DAM dwindle. And while the need and want for DAM is often there, the drive and funds to make it a reality sometimes is not.

This presentation will cover one such DAM implementation project at a Fortune 500 company, beginning with the vetting and purchasing of a DAM system through implementation and show how the lessons from its ...


Mommma: Master Objects Migration And Metadata Mapping Activity, Daniel W. Noonan, Darnelle O. Melvin 2016 The Ohio State University

Mommma: Master Objects Migration And Metadata Mapping Activity, Daniel W. Noonan, Darnelle O. Melvin

Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management

So you’ve got nearly 2 million digital files from 8 collecting units with minimum, scattered or unknown metadata—how do you prepare to migrate those objects into a digital preservation repository that acts as a “light archive” providing access to your digital collections? This presentation will delve into data wrangling efforts, the creation of workflows, and the challenges encountered while preparing digital resources for migration from a limited access FTP server into a preservation environment created in FEDORA, layered with Hydra heads for access and other functional requirements. We will discuss project planning, the de-duplication efforts, development of a ...


Quick-Start Guide To Digital Preservation For Audio, Sandy Rodriguez 2016 University of Missouri-Kansas City

Quick-Start Guide To Digital Preservation For Audio, Sandy Rodriguez

Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management

This presentation focuses on practical strategies and use of open-source tools in order to establish “good enough” preservation management practices for digital audio files. Using her experience at the Marr Sound Archives, University of Missouri—Kansas City, the presenter will discuss assessing current practices, identifying gaps, prioritizing, making recommendations, and selecting and implementing a suite of open-source tools to improve the preservation process. Tools demonstrated in the presentation are AVPreserve’s BWF MetaEdit, MDQC, and Fixity.


Digital Preservation Efforts At Usm, Elizabeth La Beaud 2016 Kansas State University Libraries

Digital Preservation Efforts At Usm, Elizabeth La Beaud

Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management

The University of Southern Mississippi (USM) has steadily been working to improve its digital preservation infrastructure over the past four years. In 2013, with funding from a NEH Preservation Assistance Grant, consultants Tom Clareson and Liz Bishoff conducted a digital preservation readiness assessment and jump started USM’s education on the topic. Since then, USM has added geographically distributed backups, manual fixity checks, manual metadata logs, and manual file format migrations to its arsenal with varying degrees of success. The influx in needed manpower and technical infrastructure precipitated a financial commitment from the university and the purchase of a robust ...


3d Model Creation And Management In An Academic Digital Repository, Marcia McIntosh 2016 University of North Texas

3d Model Creation And Management In An Academic Digital Repository, Marcia Mcintosh

Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management

3D printing and scanning is new digital horizon for digital asset managers. Many fields have a history of utilizing 3D scanning and printing such as medicine, dentistry, art, entertainment, architecture, and archaeology. Now, many cultural heritage institution are also beginning to explore the unique benefits 3D models and prints can provide to constituents interested in their collections. The University of North Texas Digital Libraries embarked on a case study to gain a better understanding of 3D scanning and to determine its capacity to host and provide access to 3D models. This presentation will explore the workflows, metadata, and preservation of ...


Common Management Gaps In The Life Cycle Of Digitized Objects, Jocelyn Wehr 2016 University of Kansas

Common Management Gaps In The Life Cycle Of Digitized Objects, Jocelyn Wehr

Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management

Presented from the perspective of someone responsible for creating the digital objects that will eventually be included in a digital preservation program, this poster session will identify common issues that make the management and preservation of digital objects more challenging. Digital preservation needs to be talked about within the digitization workflow, because it takes a lot of work to produce the best digital objects possible. We are often focused on the immediate use of the digital objects and less focused on their long-term use. Even with best practices in mind, there is often an immediate need (patron orders, for example ...


Numbers, Numbers, Numbers—Is It Working?! Meaningful Measurement Of Digital Collections, Allison Ringness 2016 Kansas State University

Numbers, Numbers, Numbers—Is It Working?! Meaningful Measurement Of Digital Collections, Allison Ringness

Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management

After a digital project is completed and made available online, the work is not over: digital projects managers must quantify the value of these digital collections. There are a plethora of tools to measure usage, but inferring value from usage requires careful interpretation of the data. After interpretation, the results must be communicated effectively to administrators. This poster will identify sources of digital collection use data, identify pitfalls in these sources, explore ways to derive meaning from use data, and suggest strategies for communicating value measurements to library administrators.

This poster presentation is the first 15 minutes of video with ...


Eyes On The Prize: Delivering Archival Content With Synchronized Transcripts In Hydra, Irene Taylor, Shannon Davis 2016 Washington University in St. Louis

Eyes On The Prize: Delivering Archival Content With Synchronized Transcripts In Hydra, Irene Taylor, Shannon Davis

Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management

Regarded as the definitive work on the Civil Rights Movement, the documentary series, Eyes on the Prize, has been seen by millions since its PBS debut in 1987. However, what remains unseen is the nearly 85 hours of interview outtakes that provide further insight into the series’ original stories of struggle, resistance, and perseverance. Through the Eyes on the Prize Digitization and Reassembly project, funded by the National Historical Publications and Records Commission, Washington University Libraries has made the complete, never-before-seen interviews and TEI XML encoded, synchronized transcripts freely accessible through its newly developed Hydra digital repository.

This session will ...


The Yellow Brick Road To Digitization: Two Small Kansas Colleges And Their Journey, Gloria Creed-Dikeogu, Danielle Dion 2016 Ottawa University

The Yellow Brick Road To Digitization: Two Small Kansas Colleges And Their Journey, Gloria Creed-Dikeogu, Danielle Dion

Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management

In 2015, The Council of Independent Colleges (CIC) offered small private academic member colleges an opportunity to compete by writing collection proposals, for a three year grant digitizing teaching and research collections, funded by the Andrew C. Mellon Foundation. Forty-two CIC member teams were selected to participate in the Consortium on Digital Resources for Teaching and Research. Teams consisted of a librarian, and a faculty member, who worked with CIC and Artstor staff, using Artstor Shared Shelf to digitize proposed collections. Teams made digital collections accessible and usable in the classroom, wrote yearly project reports for CIC and attended yearly ...


The James Merrill Digital Archive: Channeling The Collaborative Spirit(S), Shannon Davis, Joel Minor 2016 Washington University in St Louis

The James Merrill Digital Archive: Channeling The Collaborative Spirit(S), Shannon Davis, Joel Minor

Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management

The James Merrill Papers, housed in Washington University Libraries Special Collections, contains manuscripts, drafts, and other materials from the renowned poet. In 2013, work began to digitize and deliver a selection of the Merrill Papers towards his epic poem, The Book of Ephraim. Because the Libraries’ already used Omeka digital exhibit software for a number of projects, the materials were delivered in an Omeka exhibit, The James Merrill Digital Archive. The process of transforming an archival collection into a digital exhibit required the expertise and input of many collaborators including library staff in Special Collections and Scholarly Publishing, and students ...


Workflow Management System: A Customized Solution For Project Automation And Tracking, Amanda Harlan, Dhanushka Samarakoon 2016 Kansas State University

Workflow Management System: A Customized Solution For Project Automation And Tracking, Amanda Harlan, Dhanushka Samarakoon

Kansas Library Association College and University Libraries Section Proceedings

K-State Libraries have many complex digital workflows that involve multiple people and departments. One, in particular, had the ongoing issues of tracking different stages, individual responsibilities, information gathering, notifications, and uploads done manually. Due to the inefficiency that this caused, it led to the development of an open source workflow management system (WMS)


Open Source, Modular Platforms, And The Challenge Of Fragmentation, Christopher S. Yoo 2016 University of Pennsylvania Law School

Open Source, Modular Platforms, And The Challenge Of Fragmentation, Christopher S. Yoo

Faculty Scholarship

Open source and modular platforms represent two powerful conceptual paradigms that have fundamentally transformed the software industry. While generally regarded complementary, the freedom inherent in open source rests in uneasy tension with the strict structural requirements required by modularity theory. In particular, third party providers can produce noncompliant components, and excessive experimentation can fragment the platform in ways that reduce its economic benefits for end users and app providers and force app providers to spend resources customizing their code for each variant. The classic solutions to these problems are to rely on some form of testing to ensure that the ...


An Application Of Plausible Reasoning To Information Retrieval, Farhad Oroumchian, Robert N. Oddy 2016 Syracuse University

An Application Of Plausible Reasoning To Information Retrieval, Farhad Oroumchian, Robert N. Oddy

Farhad Oroumchian

This work explores the use of plausible inferences as a means of retrieving relevant documents. Collins and Michalski’s theory of plausible reasoning has been modified to accommodate information retrieval. Methods are proposed to represent document contents by logical terms and statements, and queries by incomplete logical statements. Extensions to plausible inferences are discussed. Two versions of the extended plausible reasoning system were implemented, one using dominance weights (described in the paper) and the other using tf. Idf (Term Frequency Inverse Document Frequency) weights. Experiments were conducted using the titles and abstracts of the CACM collection and it was found ...


Learning And Practicing Data Analytics Using Sap In-Memory Computing, Hong G. Jung, Vincent L. Mitchell, Jihoon Park, Sam Chung 2016 Southern Illinois University Carbondale

Learning And Practicing Data Analytics Using Sap In-Memory Computing, Hong G. Jung, Vincent L. Mitchell, Jihoon Park, Sam Chung

ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

The analysis and organization of Big Data is becoming important in the business industry. Using and understanding ERP (Enterprise Resource Planning) software to interpret Big Data is essential to the evolution of Information System Technology. This research on SAP HANA and SAP Lumira allows us the opportunity to explore.


Levitating Libraries To The Clouds: A Strategy For Academic Libraries, Mark Dehmlow 2016 University of Notre Dame

Levitating Libraries To The Clouds: A Strategy For Academic Libraries, Mark Dehmlow

Charleston Library Conference

The University of Notre Dame’s Office of Information Technology is in the process of implementing a “Cloud First” strategy through which it intends to move 80% of its core technical infrastructure into the cloud by the end of 2017. The strategy advocates a tiered prioritization structure that recommends the hosting (SaaS) model for most services, the AWS (IaaS) model for fewer services, and finally on premises for a handful of the remaining services. As a campus technology partner, the Hesburgh Libraries has begun planning for moving many of our services and infrastructure into the cloud. This initiative represents a ...


Assisting Children Action Association Through Visual Queues And Wearable Technology, Anthony Young 2016 Chapman University

Assisting Children Action Association Through Visual Queues And Wearable Technology, Anthony Young

Computational and Data Sciences Theses

Autism Spectrum Disorder makes it difficult to for a child communicate, have social interactions and go through daily life. Visual cues are often used to help a child associate an image with an event. With technology becoming more and more advanced, we now have a way to remind a child of an event with wearable technology, such as a watch. This new technology can help a child directly with the Visual Scheduling Application and various other applications. These applications allow children and their families to be easily able to keep track of the events on their schedule and notify them ...


A Comparison Of X86 Computer Architecture Simulators, Ayaz Akram, Lina Sawalha 2016 Western Michigan University

A Comparison Of X86 Computer Architecture Simulators, Ayaz Akram, Lina Sawalha

Computer Architecture and Systems Research Laboratory (CASRL)

The significance of computer architecture simulators in advancing computer architecture research is widely acknowledged. Computer architects have developed numerous simulators in the past few decades and their number continues to rise. This paper explores different simulation techniques and surveys many simulators. Comparing simulators with each other and validating their correctness has been a challenging task. In this paper, we compare and contrast x86 simulators in terms of flexibility, level of details, user friendliness and simulation models. In addition, we measure the experimental error and compare the speed of four contemporary x86 simulators: gem5, Sniper, Multi2sim and PTLsim. We also discuss ...


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