Mailing List Message #114404
From: Diane Goldenberg-Hart <>
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Subject: Videos: VR Preservation & Linked Scientific Cultural Heritage Data
Date: Thu, 11 May 2017 10:51:15 -0400
Two new videos from CNI’s spring membership meeting have been posted:

-Virtual Reality in the Trenches: Addressing the Preservation Challenges of Virtual Reality for Scholarship, Zack Lischer-Katz and Matt Cook, University of Oklahoma
This video presents work being conducted at the University of Oklahoma to develop strategies and best practices for addressing the digital preservation and data curation needs associated with adopting the use of virtual reality (VR) and 3D digital assets in academic research and instruction. 

-Online Scientific Reference Sample Collections and Shared Linked Data for Heritage Science and Related Disciplines, Fenella France, Library of Congress
This talk explores how developments for linked scientific data generated on heritage materials have advanced within the Library of Congress Preservation Research and Testing Division. The group has engaged with colleagues in the Research Data Alliance and internationally to build upon existing standards and authorities, allowing greater credence for humanities and cultural heritage linked data.  

Also from this meeting, released previously:

-From Theory to Practice: Leading the Way with Learning Data Principles, Jenn Stringer, University of California at Berkeley

-Protect Researcher Privacy in the Surveillance Era, Sam Kome, Claremont Colleges

-Advancing Accessibility through Libraries, Laura Wood (Tufts), Joseph (Jody) Combs (ARL/Vanderbilt), Beth Sandore Namachchivaya (UIUC) 

-A CAVEkiosk in the Library: The At-Risk Cultural Heritage and the Digital Humanities UC Catalyst Grant, Declan Fleming (UCSD)

-Building Data Refuge: From Bucket Brigade to Sustainable Action, Panelists from U. Penn, Georgetown, Temple, U. Michigan

-The Role of Academic Libraries in an Era of Fake News, Alternative Facts, and Information Overload, Donald A. Barclay (University of California, Merced)

-Ithaka S+R US Library Survey 2016, Roger C. Schonfeld (Ithaka S+R)

-Data Integrity for Librarians, Archivists, and Criminals: What We Can Steal from Bitcoin, BitTorrent, and Usenet, Jeffrey Spies (Center for Open Science)

-Institutional Repository Strategies: What We Learned at the Executive Roundtables, Clifford Lynch (CNI)

-Fresh Perspectives on the Future of University-Based Publishing, Amy Brand (The MIT Press)
-What Today’s Students Have Taught Us, Alison J. Head (Project Information Literacy)

Look for more announcements soon of other video offerings from the spring 2017 CNI meeting ( To see all videos produced by CNI, visit our video channels on YouTube ( and Vimeo (

Diane Goldenberg-Hart
Communications Coordinator | CNI
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