Library Research & Innovative Practice Forum
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The Library Research & Innovative Practice Forum is an annual event in June featuring lightning talks, presentations, and poster sessions by UMD Libraries’ librarians and staff.
(2019-06-11)Identification and preservation of boutique sets of historical botanical data poses several unique problems in research data management. For example, Henry David Thoreau's journals contain invaluable data on spring blooming ...
(2019-06-22)This poster illustrates how I have incorporated three different computer scripts into e-resource workflows to manage the large sets of metadata used to provide access and discovery of the library’s electronic resources and ...
(2019-06-11)KBQuery is a Python script I created that uses the WorldCat Knowledge Base API to automate batch searches of our holdings in the WorldCat knowledge base. The script outputs coverage information which can then be used to ...
Preserving Archival Collections while Preserving the Environment: Has High-Density Storage Made SCUA More Energy Efficient? (2019-06-11)In 2016, Special Collections and University Archives (SCUA) began moving collections from their stacks in Hornbake Library to high-density offsite storage at Severn Library. When Severn Library is at capacity, at least ...