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Integrating Libraries and Electronic Publishing. The DART Project at Columbia University Ann Miller, David Millman, and Kate Wittenberg. Educational Mission. To help undergraduate students gain insight into the ways in which anthropologists conduct research and draw conclusions - PowerPoint PPT Presentation


Integrating Libraries and Electronic PublishingThe DART Project at Columbia UniversityAnn Miller, David Millman, and Kate WittenbergEducational MissionTo help undergraduate students gain insight into the ways in which anthropologists conduct research and draw conclusionsTo improve information literacy of undergraduate anthropology students through use of structured yet unfiltered digital resourcesE-Publishing MissionTo develop a digital library infrastructure that will store digital resources so that they can be used in flexible waysTo catalogue digital assets embedded within complex learning tools so that they can be used for broader research and/or teaching goalsCase 1:The Ethnographic ImaginationModules present digitized selections from ethnographers field notes, published work, video interview Students interpret a village census; explore stages of observation; compare ethnographers conclusionsAssignments include writing about path from field data to ethnographyFocus is on increasing students grasp of how anthropological knowledge is createdCase 2: Intro to South Asian CultureOnline syllabus that links to catalogued digital assets (primary texts, maps, photos, video)Teacher builds class assignments around these assets (response to specific questions, essays on readings, and full research paper)Increasing levels of interaction with library materials throughout the semesterDigital Teaching Tools and Research Library ResourcesFocus on the relationship between the closed world of the classroom and teaching tools, and the open world of the WebCan students explore freely the vast array of research tools available through the Web, while still having an appropriate level of guidance concerning how to select and evaluate the sources that they find? Unlimited Information as Benefit or Obstacle to LearningHow do we make information meaningful to users with diverse skills and needs?Future work will explore how to find the right balance between directed and unfiltered presentation of digital teaching and research materials in electronic publicationsTechnologyAccommodate different styles for teaching fall 04 (South Asian History & Culture): web browser focus (syllabus navigation)spring 05 (Ethnographic Imagination): digital resource focus (primary source navigation)fall 05 (planning): considering mobile device in DL discovery & retrievalWeb services import/exportAccess managementMetadata: versions revisitedSyllabus web navigationUser Experiencecourse web sitecatalog viewslocal holdingsremoteholdingsCatalog ViewPrimary Source NavigationLink idiom in browserNavigation tool in browserPrimary source reference dbAcquisitionDART catalogDART contentlocal workflowDART facultyDigital South Asia LibraryDSAL @ U ChicagoCambridge Univ Libraryinstitutional repository(proposed)Tibetan-Himalayan DLthdl @ U of VirginiaOAIDSpaceFedoraPublishers& ArchivesmappingAccessDART catalogDART contentOAIMETSSakai/OKIIMS/CPbrowserhtmlJSR170library & repository environmentscollaborative & learningenvironmentsMPEG21/DIDZ39.50openURLAccess Managementbi-lateral Shibboleth federation with LSEtechnology ok, though evolvingfederation scalability challengesprocess documentationpolicylegalMobilefront-end assumptionsback-end assumptionsVersionsLots of metadata moving aroundIdentifiers back in the forefront?Evolution of OAI-PMH ?Simple OAI record 2004-09-20T14:50:13Z cam cam:aa Interview of Professor Haimendorf by Alan Macfarlane A long interview of the many fieldwork ... Nepal DSpace at Cambridge No rights to the use of these metadata are granted except by prior agreement. Exposure via OAI provenance 2004-10-08T18:50:13Z dsal dsal:hensley Gate into Taj grounds ... The University of Chicago Library No rights to the use of these... Implicit Derivative 2004-10-08T18:50:13Z dsal dsal:hensley Photograph of Gate Into Taj Grounds image Hensley, Glenn S. ... Explicit Derivative ... Photograph of Gate Into Taj Grounds ... This image was resized to 700 by 800 pixels, and cropped around a sketch at the corner of a notebook... org/dsal/images/hensley/ta013 2004-10-07T06:05:04Z Next StepsExport to local course management system (pilot Sakai-based)Experiment with non-html tools for content viewing / navigationWider discussion of versioning issues


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