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I’m just in the midst of reading this ITHAKA S+R report on the sustainability of digital “projects.” It’s one of those reports where the basic ideas are so simple, but you didn’t realize that you knew them until you read it. Among the things that they suggest are vital to sustainability of projects: Dedicated and [...]
One of my goals for this spring is to develop an evaluation plan for our digital collections program. Currently, we report how much new content we publish on an annual basis, and we track web server statistics (see Sean Aery’s excellent Assessment posts on the Duke Digital Collections blog). Both of these activities certainly are [...]
I’ve been thinking a lot about my job and whether I’ll have it a year from now. I think I’m a good employee – efficient, take charge, responsible, etc. But, with all the talk of job cuts at all strata of society – even Duke University has mentioned job cuts (and the fact that they [...]