In addition to the OR10 BOF and CURATEcamp in August, I am pleased to
announce that our (Penn State's and UCSD's) IDCC10 proposal for a
full-day workshop on digital curation tools has been accepted. IDCC10
will be in Chicago, IL, and the workshop will be on December 6th.
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Delphine Khanna wrote:
> It is great to see all these digital curation/micro-services events
> shaping up!
> I wanted to remind everybody that, as Mike alluded to, we will have a
> Micro-services BOF session at Open Repositories 2010.
> Here is the official description:
> Curation Micro-services
> Organizers: Stephen Abrams, California Digital Library; Delphine
> Khanna, University of Pennsylvania
> Room Reino Unido A, [Wednesday, July 7,] 15:45-16:45
> Curation Micro-services propose a non-monolithic approach to building
> repository infrastructure from a set of small, independent services.
> This BOF will give people a chance to continue the discussion started
> in the talk "Curation Micro-services: Repositories as Pipelines"
> (Stephen Abrams et al.), focusing particularly on best practices,
> recommendations to get started, and potential areas for collaboration.
> Since this is a pretty short session, we are thinking that the best
> would be to focus primarily on the notion of *curation micro-services
> community*, as this seems the most timely topic. How can we best
> foster the emergence of such a community? How do we encourage
> experience sharing? (There is already quite a bit happening in that
> realm, e.g., the upcoming Curate camp) And beyond that, how can we
> enable software sharing/collaborative development?
> So if you are attending OR, we very much hope we'll see you at the
Delphine Khanna, Digital Projects Librarian
University of Pennsylvania Library (http://www.library.upenn.edu)
ITaDD Department, Room 335W, 3420 Walnut Street, Philadelphia, PA 19104
Tel:215.573.9086 | Fax:215.898.0559 | Email:delp...@pobox.upenn.edu