January 19, 2022

New Issue Alert: May/June 2017 Issue of D-Lib Magazine, Special Issue Devoted to National Digital Platform, Now Available Online

The May/June 2017 of D-Lib Magazine (Volume 23, Number 1/2), a special issue devoted to the national digital platform, is now available online. Direct links to articles below. The table of contents (with abstracts) is available here.


National Digital Platform
Editorial by Laurence Lannom, Corporation for National Research Initiatives

Libraries Advancing the National Digital Platform
Guest Editorial by Trevor Owens, Ashley E. Sands, Emily Reynolds, James Neal and Stephen Mayeaux, Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)


Building Equitable Communities

SimplyE — More People Discovering More From the Library
Article by James English and Leonard Richardson, The New York Public Library

At the Edges of the National Digital Platform
Article by Sharon Strover, University of Texas at Austin; Brian Whitacre, Oklahoma State University; Colin Rhinesmith, Simmons College; Alexis Schrubbe, University of Texas at Austin

Toward Gigabit Libraries
Article by Susannah Spellman, U.S. Unified Community Anchor Network, Internet2; James Werle, K20 Initiative, Internet2; Carson Block, Carson Block Consulting

On the Record, All the Time: Audiovisual Evidence Management in the 21st Century
Article by Snowden Becker and Jean-François Blanchette, Department of Information Studies, University of California, Los Angeles

Expanding Digital Culture Capabilities

Diversifying the Digital Historical Record: Integrating Community Archives in National Strategies for Access to Digital Cultural Heritage
Article by Michelle Caswell, University of California, Los Angeles; Christopher Harter, Amistad Research Center; Bergis Jules, University of California, Riverside

ePADD: Computational Analysis Software Facilitating Screening, Browsing, and Access for Historically and Culturally Valuable Email Collections
Article by Josh Schneider, Peter Chan, Glynn Edwards; Special Collections & University Archives, Stanford Libraries, Stanford University; Sudheendra Hangal, Ashoka University

A Community of Relations: Mukurtu Hubs and Spokes
Article by Kimberly Christen, Alex Merrill and Michael Wynne, Washington State University

The National Digital Stewardship Residency: Building a Community of Practice through Postgraduate Training and Education
Article by Rebecca Fraimow, WGBH; Meridith Beck Mink; Margo Padilla, Metropolitan New York Library Council (METRO)

The Software Preservation Network (SPN): A Community Effort to Ensure Long Term Access to Digital Cultural Heritage
Article by Jessica Meyerson, Briscoe Center for American History, UT-Austin; Zach Vowell, California Polytechnic State University; Wendy Hagenmaier, Georgia Institute of Technology; Aliza Leventhal, Sasaki Associates; Fernando Rios, Johns Hopkins University; Elizabeth Russey Roke, Emory University; Tim Walsh, Canadian Centre for Architecture

The Digital Public Library of America and the National Digital Platform
Article by Emily Gore, Michael Della Bitta and Dan Cohen, Digital Public Library of America

Transforming Libraries and Archives through Crowdsourcing
Article by Victoria Van Hyning and Chris Lintott, University of Oxford, Zooniverse; Samantha Blickhan and Laura Trouille, The Adler Planetarium, Zooniverse

Opening Scholarly Communications

SHARE: Community-focused Infrastructure and a Public Goods, Scholarly Database to Advance Access to Research
Article by Cynthia R. Hudson-Vitale, Washington University in St. Louis; Richard P. Johnson, University of Notre Dame; Judy Ruttenberg, Association of Research Libraries; Jeffrey R. Spies, Center for Open Science, University of Virginia

Expanding the Librarian’s Tech Toolbox:
The “Digging Deeper, Reaching Further: Librarians Empowering Users to Mine the HathiTrust Digital Library” Project

Article by Harriett Green and Eleanor Dickson, University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign

Scaling Up Perma.cc: Ensuring the Integrity of the Digital Scholarly Record
Article by Kim Dulin and Adam Ziegler, Harvard Library Innovation Lab, Harvard Law Library

News & Events

In Brief: Short Items of Current Awareness

In the News: Recent Press Releases and Announcements

Clips & Pointers: Documents, Deadlines, Calls for Participation

Meetings, Conferences, Workshops: Calendar of activities associated with digital libraries research and technologies.

About Gary Price

Gary Price (gprice@mediasourceinc.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.