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Building on the recommendations from [https://osf.io/uc8b3/ Surveying the Landscape: Use and Usability Assessment of Digital Libraries], the User Studies Working Group's Content Reuse subgroup is focused on developing a needs assessment to better understand the desired scope and functionality of a toolkit designed to measure digital library object reuse.
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The Content Reuse Working Group is focused on developing the Digital Content Reuse Assessment Framework Toolkit (D-CRAFT). The group released '''[https://osf.io/y9ghc/ Setting a Foundation for Assessing Content Reuse: A White Paper From the Developing a Framework for Measuring Reuse of Digital Objects] (DOI 10.17605/OSF.IO/BQJVR)''' in September 2018.
  
 
== Current Project ==
 
== Current Project ==
  
The Reuse subgroup is thrilled to announce that they are the recipients of a 2017 [https://www.imls.gov/grants/available/national-leadership-grants-libraries IMLS National Leadership for Libraries] grant ([https://www.imls.gov/grants/awarded/lg-73-17-0002-17 LG-73-17-0002-17]) to research the needs and ideal functionality of a digital library object reuse toolkit!
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=== Digital Content Reuse Assessment Framework Toolkit (D-CRAFT) ===
  
=== Proposed Grant Activities ===
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==== About the Project ====
  
Starting in July 2017, the Project Team will conduct a year-long formal needs assessment, which will include data collection, analysis, and dissemination. Data collection will occur through (1) in-person and (2) virtual focus group sessions as well as via (3) pre- and (4) post-surveys. Additionally, the Project Team will form an advisory group to provide critical feedback on  methods used for data collection and analysis and on the drafting of final recommendations. Throughout the project, the team will engage a diverse and knowledgeable community of practitioners to ensure that the defined needs of the assessment toolkit are collaboratively developed by the groups that will employ the final product.
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Building on the findings from the [https://reuse.diglib.org/ Developing a Framework for Measuring Reuse of Digital Objects] project, members of the Content Reuse Working Group have submitted an IMLS National Leadership Grants for Libraries proposal to build D-CRAFT. If awarded, the project will begin in Summer 2019 and last 2.5 years.  
  
=== About the Toolkit ===
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==== About D-CRAFT ====
  
The ultimate goal of the toolkit will be to provide a roadmap, tools, techniques, and documentation to assess the reuse of materials within a given digital library in order to help libraries plan and deliver content to different user groups. The toolkit will provide analysis of the purpose, strengths, and weaknesses of available tools and allow the user to choose the resources that best fit their assessment needs. Included resources will support the full lifecycle of reuse assessment, from defining goals, assembling vetted tools, and pointing to current studies and research in this area.
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The development of D-CRAFT will allow cultural heritage organizations to better understand the ways users engage with, reuse, and transform digital content. It will standardize approaches and recommended practices for assessing and communicating the economic, educational, scholarly, scientific, social, and cultural value and impact of digital collections. Ultimately, it will support the use of evidence-based approaches to build and improve on inclusive, user-centered platforms, systems, and collections.
  
=== Project Team ===
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==== Project Team ====
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* Elizabeth Joan Kelly, Loyola University New Orleans
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* Ayla Stein Kenfield, University of Illinois
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* Kinza Masood, Mountain West Digital Library
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* Caroline Muglia, University of Southern California
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* Ali Shiri, University of Alberta
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* Santi Thompson, University of Houston
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* Liz Woolcott, Utah State University
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== Past Projects ==
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=== [https://reuse.diglib.org/ Developing a Framework for Measuring Reuse of Digital Objects] ===
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==== About the Project ====
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From July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018, members of the Content Reuse Working Group of the Digital Library Federation (DLF)’s Assessment Interest Group (AIG) conducted the [https://reuse.diglib.org/ Developing a Framework for Measuring Reuse of Digital Objects] project. The project conducted a formal needs assessment of the Digital Library community to determine desired functionality for a future reuse assessment toolkit.
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The project was sponsored by an [https://www.imls.gov/ Institute for Museum and Library Services] (IMLS) National Leadership/National Forum grant ([https://www.imls.gov/grants/awarded/lg-73-17-0002-17 LG-73-17-0002-17]) award.
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In September 2018 the project team released [https://osf.io/y9ghc/ Setting a Foundation for Assessing Content Reuse: A White Paper From the Developing a Framework for Measuring Reuse of Digital Objects] project. This white paper (a) provides a broad overview of the Measuring Reuse project, including background information on the AIG, (b) outlines the methods used by the project team, (c) summarizes results, and (d) discusses potential next steps.
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==== Project Team ====
  
 
* Genya O’Gara, Virtual Library of Virginia
 
* Genya O’Gara, Virtual Library of Virginia
 
* Elizabeth Kelly, Loyola University New Orleans
 
* Elizabeth Kelly, Loyola University New Orleans
* Martha Kyrilidou, QualityMetrics
 
 
* Caroline Muglia, University of Southern California
 
* Caroline Muglia, University of Southern California
 
* Ayla Stein, University of Illinois
 
* Ayla Stein, University of Illinois
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== Get Involved ==
 
== Get Involved ==
  
The working group maintains a [https://drive.google.com/drive/folders/0BxKlOQm6nnVnRnRyRWJvQ1drbDg?usp=sharing Google Drive folder], which contains meeting notes and drafts of working documents. Our work is also archived using the [https://osf.io/36npw/ Open Science Framework].
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The group's work is archived using the [https://osf.io/36npw/ Open Science Framework].
  
If you have any questions, or are interested in participating in the working group, please contact [mailto:sathompson3@uh.edu Santi Thompson]. You can also fill out our [https://docs.google.com/spreadsheets/d/16X0B-NSulh1V6HuqkSZZq0El35AQlZLbpWUlzNx2Puo/edit User Studies Participant] spreadsheet.
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If you have any questions, or are interested in participating in the working group, please contact [mailto:sathompson3@uh.edu Santi Thompson].  
  
 
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Latest revision as of 14:44, 1 April 2019

The Content Reuse Working Group is focused on developing the Digital Content Reuse Assessment Framework Toolkit (D-CRAFT). The group released Setting a Foundation for Assessing Content Reuse: A White Paper From the Developing a Framework for Measuring Reuse of Digital Objects (DOI 10.17605/OSF.IO/BQJVR) in September 2018.

Current Project

Digital Content Reuse Assessment Framework Toolkit (D-CRAFT)

About the Project

Building on the findings from the Developing a Framework for Measuring Reuse of Digital Objects project, members of the Content Reuse Working Group have submitted an IMLS National Leadership Grants for Libraries proposal to build D-CRAFT. If awarded, the project will begin in Summer 2019 and last 2.5 years.

About D-CRAFT

The development of D-CRAFT will allow cultural heritage organizations to better understand the ways users engage with, reuse, and transform digital content. It will standardize approaches and recommended practices for assessing and communicating the economic, educational, scholarly, scientific, social, and cultural value and impact of digital collections. Ultimately, it will support the use of evidence-based approaches to build and improve on inclusive, user-centered platforms, systems, and collections.

Project Team

  • Elizabeth Joan Kelly, Loyola University New Orleans
  • Ayla Stein Kenfield, University of Illinois
  • Kinza Masood, Mountain West Digital Library
  • Caroline Muglia, University of Southern California
  • Ali Shiri, University of Alberta
  • Santi Thompson, University of Houston
  • Liz Woolcott, Utah State University

Past Projects

Developing a Framework for Measuring Reuse of Digital Objects

About the Project

From July 1, 2017 to June 30, 2018, members of the Content Reuse Working Group of the Digital Library Federation (DLF)’s Assessment Interest Group (AIG) conducted the Developing a Framework for Measuring Reuse of Digital Objects project. The project conducted a formal needs assessment of the Digital Library community to determine desired functionality for a future reuse assessment toolkit.

The project was sponsored by an Institute for Museum and Library Services (IMLS) National Leadership/National Forum grant (LG-73-17-0002-17) award.

In September 2018 the project team released Setting a Foundation for Assessing Content Reuse: A White Paper From the Developing a Framework for Measuring Reuse of Digital Objects project. This white paper (a) provides a broad overview of the Measuring Reuse project, including background information on the AIG, (b) outlines the methods used by the project team, (c) summarizes results, and (d) discusses potential next steps.

Project Team

  • Genya O’Gara, Virtual Library of Virginia
  • Elizabeth Kelly, Loyola University New Orleans
  • Caroline Muglia, University of Southern California
  • Ayla Stein, University of Illinois
  • Santi Thompson, University of Houston
  • Liz Woolcott, Utah State University

Get Involved

The group's work is archived using the Open Science Framework.

If you have any questions, or are interested in participating in the working group, please contact Santi Thompson.

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