[Humanist] 27.217 pubs: big data cfp; D-Lib for July/August

Humanist Discussion Group willard.mccarty at mccarty.org.uk
Wed Jul 17 13:11:30 CEST 2013

                 Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 27, No. 217.
            Department of Digital Humanities, King's College London
                Submit to: humanist at lists.digitalhumanities.org

  [1]   From:    Bonnie Wilson <bwilson at cnri.reston.va.us>                 (44)
        Subject: The July/August 2013 issue of D-Lib Magazine is now

  [2]   From:    "Prescott, Andrew" <andrew.prescott at kcl.ac.uk>            (51)
        Subject: Big Data: Call for papers

        Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2013 11:01:24 +0000
        From: Bonnie Wilson <bwilson at cnri.reston.va.us>
        Subject: The July/August 2013 issue of D-Lib Magazine is now available.


The July/August 2013 issue of D-Lib Magazine (http://www.dlib.org/) is 
now available.

This issue contains five articles. The 'In Brief' column presents four 
short pieces and excerpts from recent press releases. In addition you 
will find news of upcoming conferences and other items of interest in 
the 'Clips and Pointers' column.  This month, D-Lib features The Full 
English, an archive of traditional English folk music and dance tunes 
launched by the English Folk Dance and Song Society.

The articles include:

Rethinking the Digital Media Library for RIT's The Wallace Center
By April Younglove, Rochester Institute of Technology

Using Data Curation Profiles to Design the Datastar Dataset Registry
By Sarah J. Wright, Wendy A. Kozlowski, Dianne Dietrich, Huda J. Khan, 
and Gail S. Steinhart, Cornell University; Leslie McIntosh, Washington 
University School of Medicine

Drawing the Blueprint As We Build: Setting Up a Library-based Copyright 
and Permissions Service for MOOCs
By Lauren Fowler and Kevin Smith, Duke University Libraries

Model-Oriented Information Organization: Part 1, The Entity-Event Fabric
By By Robert B. Allen, University of Tsukuba, Japan

Model-Oriented Information Organization: Part 2, Discourse Relationships
By Robert B. Allen, University of Tsukuba, Japan

D-Lib Magazine has mirror sites at the following locations:

The Australian National University, Canberra, Australia

State Library of Lower Saxony and the University Library of Goettingen, 

Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan

BN - National Library of Portugal, Portugal

(If the mirror site closest to you is not displaying the July/August 
2013 issue of D-Lib Magazine at this time, please check back later.  
Each mirror site has its own schedule for replicating D-Lib Magazine 
and, while most sites are quite responsive, on occasion there could be a 
delay of as much as 24 hours between the time the magazine is released 
in the United States and the time when the mirroring process has been 

Bonnie Wilson
D-Lib Magazine

        Date: Tue, 16 Jul 2013 20:25:19 +0000
        From: "Prescott, Andrew" <andrew.prescott at kcl.ac.uk>
        Subject: Big Data: Call for papers

‘Big data, open data, open source: Information and records management opportunities and challenges’
Records Management Journal - Special issue call for papers
Guest Editor: Anne Thurston, International Director, IRMT (Information & Records Management Trust)
The Records Management Journal invites submissions for a special issue focused on the opportunities and challenges of managing big data and open data. We welcome contributions about, but not limited to, the following themes:
	• The application of records management and archival theory to data management
	• Professional roles and skills: records manager, information manager, archivist, data scientist, data/information analyst
	• Systems design and infrastructure
	• Technologies and tools for access, analysis, use and re-use
	• Open source formats and approaches
	• Planning, management, resourcing
	• Context/ metadata capture
	• Data integrity / traceability to reliable sources
	• Data and accountability
	• Retention and preservation
	• User and organisational needs
	• Relationship of records, data and statistics
	• Legislative liability, rights, ownership and ethics
	• Data use and re-use for innovation, enterprise, economic growth and cultural development
We are interested in different disciplinary perspectives from researchers, academics and practitioners. Submissions can be viewpoints, critical reviews, research, case studies or conceptual/philosophical papers.
Submission Deadlines
	• Extended abstracts (more info below): 9th September 2013
	• Abstracts accepted and authors notified: 20th September 2013
	• Full paper submitted: 19 January 2014
	• Review, revision and final acceptance: May 2014
Publication expected in August 2014
Submission Process
Extended abstracts should be a 500 word version of the Records Management Journal’s structured abstract, using the headings described in the author guidelines (http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=rmj&PHPSESSID=dv5qj5pu3vi7klhdrjjmrsust5#14). Under the design/methodology/approach heading, please include the following as appropriate to the type of paper:
	• What is the approach to the topic if it is a theoretical or conceptual paper? Briefly outline existing knowledge and the value added by the paper compared to that.
	• What is the main research question and/or aim if it a research paper? What is the research strategy and the main method(s) used?
	• If the paper is a case study outline its scope and nature and the method of deriving conclusions.
Please send your extended abstract to the Journal Editor: julie.mcleod at northumbria.ac.uk
Full papers (for accepted abstracts) should be 3000-8000 words (excluding references) and should be prepared using the RMJ guidelines which can be read here: http://www.emeraldinsight.com/products/journals/author_guidelines.htm?id=rmj. Papers will be reviewed following the journal’s standard double-blind peer review process.
The Journal Editor is also happy to receive informal enquiries.
Julie McLeod
Editor, Records Management Journal www.emeraldinsight.com/rmj.htm
Julie McLeod (Prof)| Professor in  Records Management| Fellow of the IRMS
Information Sciences, Faculty of Engineering & Environment | Northumbria University, Room 043 Pandon Building, Camden Street, Newcastle upon Tyne NE2 1XE, UK|
t: +44 191 227 3764 | e: julie.mcleod at northumbria.ac.uk

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