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Cpn-Dam Business Meeting, Amanda Harlan Nov 2016

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

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Digitization In The Classroom : Teaching Undergraduates The Art Of Digitizing History, Sophie Rondeau Nov 2016

Digitization In The Classroom : Teaching Undergraduates The Art Of Digitizing History, Sophie Rondeau

Central Plains Network for Digital Asset Management

In the fall 2015 semester, a new course was offered at Virginia Wesleyan College (VWC) that involved a unique project collaboration between Professor Richard E. Bond and librarians, Patty Clark and Sophie Rondeau. The course, entitled Digital History 250, provided students with an introduction to how history is made and used in digital environments. Bond presented students with topics related to history and social media, spatial mapping, digital literacy, and the implications of crowd sourcing historical narratives, among others. The students were given a final project that involved creating digital exhibits using curated content from VWC yearbooks housed in the ...


Developing An Outreach Plan For Unt Scholarly Works, Pamela Andrews, Daniel Alemneh Nov 2016

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 Nov 2016

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 ...


Quick-Start Guide To Digital Preservation For Audio, Sandy Rodriguez Nov 2016

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 Nov 2016

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 Nov 2016

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 Nov 2016

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 Nov 2016

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 Nov 2016

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 Nov 2016

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 Nov 2016

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 ...


Founding Sap Student User Group (Sug) At Southern Illinois University Carbondale - Siu Sug, Jihoon Park, Siuc Isat Oct 2016

Founding Sap Student User Group (Sug) At Southern Illinois University Carbondale - Siu Sug, Jihoon Park, Siuc Isat

ASA Multidisciplinary Research Symposium

Enterprise Computing has quickly become of paramount importance for businesses vying to survive in today’s unlimited competition market. SAP software has become a front runner and leader of business and technical innovation in the enterprise computing industry. Major fortune 500 companies are using SAP software as their main operating software. As the need for individuals knowledgeable on SAP has increased dramatically, learning SAP is becoming important for the market of employment


Towards A Development Of A Mobile Application Security Invasiveness Index, Sam Espana Oct 2016

Towards A Development Of A Mobile Application Security Invasiveness Index, Sam Espana

KSU Proceedings on Cybersecurity Education, Research and Practice

The economic impact of Mobile IP, the standard that allows IP sessions to be maintained even when switching between different cellular towers or networks, has been staggering in terms of both scale and acceleration (Doherty, 2016). As voice communications transition to all-digital, all-IP networks such as 4G, there will be an increase in risk due to vulnerabilities, malware, and hacks that exist for PC-based systems and applications (Harwood, 2011). According to Gostev (2006), in June, 2004, a well-known Spanish virus collector known as VirusBuster, emailed the first known mobile phone virus to Kaspersky Lab, Moscow. Targeting the Symbian OS, the ...


Haptic Foot Feedback For Kicking Training In Virtual Reality, Hank Huang, Hong Tan Aug 2016

Haptic Foot Feedback For Kicking Training In Virtual Reality, Hank Huang, Hong Tan

The Summer Undergraduate Research Fellowship (SURF) Symposium

As means to further supplement athletic performances increases, virtual reality is becoming helpful to sports in terms of cognitive training such as reaction, mentality, and game strategies. With the aid of haptic feedback, interaction with virtual objects increases by another dimension, in addition to the presence of visual and auditory feedback. This research presents an integrated system of a virtual reality environment, motion tracking system, and a haptic unit designed for the dorsal foot. The prototype simulates a scenario of virtual kicking and returns haptic response upon collision between the user’s foot and virtual object. The overall system was ...


Human Factors In The Development Of The Mobile Extreme Environment Research Station (Meers) Mission Control System (Mcs), Rebecca Demarco Apr 2016

Human Factors In The Development Of The Mobile Extreme Environment Research Station (Meers) Mission Control System (Mcs), Rebecca Demarco

Human Factors and Applied Psychology Student Conference

The developers for the MEERS MCS were required to develop a novel interface for their product. During the development of the MCS, analytical human factors methods and display principles were implemented to create the user interface. The methods and principles were also used so the MCS had a user centered design. The MCS went through several iterations of design. This presentation discusses the development process of the MEERS MCS from a human factors standpoint.


Advanced Terahertz Data Processing For Nde Applications, C.P. Thomas Chiou, John R. Nagel, Jared L. Taylor, Donald Palmer Jr, Nathan R. Smith Jan 2016

Advanced Terahertz Data Processing For Nde Applications, C.P. Thomas Chiou, John R. Nagel, Jared L. Taylor, Donald Palmer Jr, Nathan R. Smith

Review of Progress in Quantitative Nondestructive Evaluation

Recently terahertz technology (THz) has emerged as a very powerful NDE tool for inspecting and characterizing dielectric materials. Due to its exceptional longitudinal and lateral resolutions, time-domain pulsed THz scan is particularly effective for inspecting thin layered dielectric media. This pulsed scanning produces multi-dimensional data for which advanced processing techniques are needed to extract and analyze the ample information within. In this presentation we conduct a comparable study of several renowned data processing techniques to determine their applicability and performance in processing THz data. These data processing techniques include an outlier detection algorithm based on minimum covariance determinant estimator, the ...