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Sustainability: Scholarly Repository as an Enterprise

Increasing emphasis on open science and the burgeoning data management mandates usher a complex suite of technology, policy and service needs. It is essential to consider the sustainability requirements upstream and remember that the services we are experimenting and creating now have long-term implications. As we explore a range of issues related to research data […]

HathiTrust Litigation Update

by Peter Hirtle You may recall that in mid-October the litigation against the HathiTrust and five of its member libraries (including Cornell) was dismissed.  In his decision, Judge Baer wrote “I cannot imagine a definition of fair use that…would require that I terminate this invaluable contribution to the progress of science and cultivation of the […]

Data sets in eCommons

Did you know Cornellians are using eCommons, Cornell University Library’s institutional repository, as a means for providing access to digital research data? Here are a few interesting examples: A collection of data sets related to Cayuga Lake, including data from water quality monitoring associated with Cornell’s Lake Source Cooling project. Data sets from the Agriculture, […]