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Solar Decathlon data management: Curating the legacy of Team Maryland
University of Maryland Libraries are taking the lead in archiving and curating data sets for the UMD Solar Decathlon Team Maryland (2002, 2005, 2007, 2011, 2017, and Solar Decathlon Europe 2019). A 2017 report from the ...
EEBO in WorldCat Discovery
The presentation provides a descriptive overview of the UM Libraries' Early English Books Online (EEBO) cataloging project described in "A Case Study on the Path to Resource Discovery," in Information Technology and ...
My very first robot: Programming a Twitter bot to promote open access scholarship
Social media is now recognized as an important element in promoting scholarship available on institutional repository sites. To capitalize on the value-added by social media engagement, automated "bots" can be deployed to ...
Harvesting MARC Data with the WorldCat Search API
The Open Discovery Initiative (ODI) hopes for a world where all content providers openly share their metadata with all discovery service providers, but we are still far from that world. While libraries depend more and more ...
Design Thinking in Academia
Transforming external legacy metadata for ArchivesSpace: A labor of love
When the AFL-CIO collection was acquired, University of Maryland Libraries received a database export of all the metadata associated with the materials. While we already had a proven process for transforming our local ...
Strategies for Reusing Archival Assessment Data
This poster showcases how Univeristy of Maryland Libraries' Special Collections and University Archives analyzed and re-purposed collection assessment data gathered from 2013 to use as the basis for a new, data-driven ...
Make Learning Awesome with Kahoot! Tips for engaging students in the classroom
Want to have a fun one-shot library classroom without extra planning? Bring your phone to the workshop and play! In this hands-on workshop, attendees will learn the basics of designing fun activities using Kahoot!, a free ...
Gaming with Kahoot! in one-shot library instruction
This poster will discuss librarians’ experiences to increase student engagement and learning in one-shot library instruction classes. Kahoot!, an open source game-based learning platform, was used to reinforce concepts ...
How to Innovate Fearlessly: Community Notes
These are notes compiled by attendees of the Libraries Research & Innovative Practice Forum 2018 session entitled "How to Innovate Fearlessly," a panel featuring Sharon Epps and Kate Dohe, moderated by Rebeca Goldfinger. ...