Megan Senseney

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Bibliographic metadata standards are a longstanding mechanism for Digital Libraries to manage records and express relationships between them. As digital scholarship, particularly in the humanities, incorporates and manipulates these records in an increasingly direct manner, existing systems are proving insufficient for providing the underlying(More)
Gathering annotations from non-expert online raters is an attractive method for quickly completing large-scale annotation tasks, but the increased possibility of unreliable annotators and diminished work quality remains a cause for concern. In the context of information retrieval, where human-encoded relevance judgments underlie the evaluation of new(More)
It has been well documented that cultural heritage institutions can enhance their metadata by sharing content through popular web services such as Flickr. Through the Flickr Feasibility Study, the IMLS Digital Collections and Content project examined how an aggregation service can facilitate participation of cultural heritage institutions in popular web(More)
Data curation is an emergent field requiring a workforce with new skills to meet digital data needs across a wide variety of domains. This study surveyed masters-level graduates with a Specialization in Data Curation from the The survey assesses the value of the program to graduates, career placement, and continuing education needs. Preliminary findings and(More)
Cultural heritage institutions can enhance their collections by sharing content through popular web services. Drawing on current analyses from the Flickr Feasibility Study, we report on the pronounced increase in use of the IMLS DCC Flickr Photostream in the past year, trends in how users are engaging with the content, and data provider perspectives on(More)
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