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Repositories have been strong adopters of open persistent identifiers (PIDs), and, in many cases, they have come to rely on PIDs as an integral part of their systems. While open PIDs for content and people have existed for some time, no open identifier for research organizations has existed...until now! With the launch of the Research Organization Registry (ROR), it’s now possible to unambiguously connect organizations to content and people using an open, community-led organization registry. This talk will provide an introduction to ROR and its services, explore an example implementation in the Dryad Digital Repository, and discuss future opportunities/needs for ROR adoption among repositories.
Next Generation Library Publishing project: Integrating open-source IR and publishing solutions
Catherine Mitchell1, Katherine Skinner2, Kristen Ratan3
1California Digital Library, University of California; 2Educopia Institute; 3Stratos
Commercial publishers, platform-builders, and service providers derive enormous profits within the scholarly communication industry through aggressive and opaque business practices that are often at odds with the values that drive academic research and scholarship. Academy-led and campus-based alternatives exist, including a growing range of open access library publishers, but they need more robust, flexible, and interoperable tools and workflows to provide competitive scholarly publishing services to editors and scholars. The library publishing community seeks open-source, community-governed solutions and a modular architecture that can mix existing and new technologies.
Through the Next Generation Library Publishing project (2019-22, funded by Arcadia Fund), Educopia, California Digital Library (CDL) and Strategies for Open Science (Stratos), in collaboration with COAR, LYRASIS, and Longleaf Services, aim to advance the role of the institution in scholarly communication via the following deliverables:
- -Targeted technology projects to fill gaps and share data between existing open-source platforms (DSpace, OJS, and Janeway)
- -A values & principles framework for the evaluation of vendors and technology partners
- -A catalog of open-source tools and platforms available for scholarly publishing
- -Mission-aligned service providers to host and manage this open infrastructure for library publishers and IR managers
Join us to learn more about this project!
Dataset Search: An open source tool to support data discovery, reuse, and analytics
Sara Mannheimer, Jason A. Clark, James Espeland, Jakob Schultz, Rhonda Borland, Kyle Hagerman, Daniel Laden
Montana State University, United States of America
A number of recent projects focus on indexing research data repositories, using various strategies. Montana State University (MSU) Library aims to bring together the ideas of these existing projects, as well as some innovations, to encourage discovery and reuse of datasets from MSU researchers. MSU librarians gave a presentation at OR2018 in which we walked through an early prototype of the MSU Dataset Search tool. This presentation will update the Open Repositories community on the completed tool, launched in January 2020. The goals of the tool are: (1) promote discovery for datasets from MSU; (2) present MSU research data in one central index; (3) support discovery for restricted data; and (4) showcase research data as a legitimate research product that can be cited, reused, shared, and analyzed—including data dashboards that provide new transparency and visualizations of research data in our community. We will also present a technical discussion of how the software works and design decisions that we considered. We will finish the session by discussing lessons learned, Search Engine Optimization efforts, the potential for this tool to be implemented at other small and mid-sized institutions, and national data discovery initiatives.