11 Works

Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Software Preservation

Brandon Butler, Patricia Aufderheide, Peter Jaszi & Krista Cox
The Code of Best Practices in Fair Use for Software Preservation helps ensure that the subjects, products, and tools of scholarship will continue to be accessible despite evolving technology. The code expresses a consensus view of how fair use—the legal doctrine allowing the use of copyrighted materials without permission from the copyright holder under certain circumstances—applies to core, recurring situations in software preservation. Fair use has become an increasingly vital tool for permitting cultural heritage...

The Twin Cities Innovation Ecosystem: A Study of Stakeholder Perspectives

Rider Foley
In the early 1980s, the Office of Naval Research sponsored a novel research project led by Andrew Van de Ven and colleagues (1986) called The Minnesota Innovation Research Program. That study investigated thirteen subject areas from microelectronics and medical products to multi-hospital systems and programs to commercialize outer space, all of which were underway in the state. Van de Ven and colleagues (1989) issued an edited volume that shared the lessons learned from that longitudinal...

Supporting Teaching with Primary Sources

Krystal Appiah & Brenda Gunn
In June 2019, the University of Virginia Library joined Ithaka S+R’s study, “Supporting Teaching with Primary Sources,” which examines the pedagogical practices of humanities and social sciences faculty at participating institutions who teach with primary sources at the undergraduate level. By participating in this study, the investigators from the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library seek to better understand our faculty’s use of primary sources in the classroom in order that our staff may...

The Copyright Permissions Culture in Software Preservation and Its Implications for the Cultural Record

Brandon Butler, Patricia Aufderheide, Peter Jaszi & Krista Cox
A report released on February 9, 2018, The Copyright Permissions Culture in Software Preservation and Its Implications for the Cultural Record, finds that individuals and institutions need clear guidance on the legality of archiving legacy software to ensure continued access to digital files of all kinds and to illuminate the history of technology. The first product of an Association of Research Libraries (ARL) project funded by the Alfred P. Sloan Foundation, the report is based...

The Winding Roads to Equity - An Archival Research Endeavor of the Albemarle County Board of Supervisor Meeting Minutes, 1921-1949

Maria Tahamtani, Andrew Knuppel, Adam Khdach, Chloe Cohen, Lois Brennan & Mary-Michael Robertson
In partnership with Jordy Yager and the Jefferson School African American Heritage Center, this archival research endeavor sought to aid the Mapping Cville project in its goal to analyze the landscape established by racial covenants and reinforced by governmental action in the City of Charlottesville and Albemarle County, in order to bring to light evidence of the specific and targeted denial of infrastructural improvements to African American residents in the 1920s and the lasting impacts...

Advancing Hyku Project Communication Plan

Ilkay Holt
This report is a deliverable of the Advancing Hyku: Open Source Institutional Repository Platform Development” project, funded by Arcadia—a charitable fund of philanthropists Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin. The project will design and implement specific advances to the open-source community repository product Hyku. These will drive green open access and will increase value to researchers with a combined approach of auto-population and expanding the array of integrated, open source services, making the repository a more...

Albemarle County's Equity Roadshow: A Report on Findings and Recommendations

Carolyn Heaps, Tyler Hinkle, Kevin Kask, Mikayla Woodley & Nicholas Wittkofski
Albemarle County is located in central Virginia. Its partly suburban, partly rural composition serves a variety of land uses: from residential, to recreational, to commercial. In 2019, Albemarle County’s Office of Equity and Inclusion (OEI) launched an Equity Roadshow to determine the level of access its diverse residents had to various resources and services in the community. The Equity Roadshow consisted of a short survey for residents to complete in person with representatives from the...

Living Shorelines and the Efficacy of Oyster Reefs in Mitigating Wave Action and Erosive Processes

Cece Hopkinson
Global climate change poses a significant threat to coastal communities worldwide, with sea level rise, flooding, intense and frequent storms, accelerated erosion, and storm surge, resulting in billions of dollars of damage. A critical part in addressing these threats lies in coastal adaptation strategies, which will grow in importance as climate change and sea level rise continue. Living shorelines are a nature-based approach to coastal adaptation that utilize native species to increase resilience against erosion...

Survey of Indigenous Materials in The Archives

Hanni Nabahe
Following the 2018 federal recognition of six Virginia tribes, this Survey of Indigenous Materials sought to identify holdings within the Albert and Shirley Small Special Collections Library relevant to local indigenous groups; our goal was to ensure the ethical stewardship of these objects while supporting outreach efforts as well as emerging research and teaching needs. The project team assessed a total of 185 manuscript collections and 52 theses and dissertations (TDs). Of the archival collections...

Architecture Review for Advancing Hyku Project

Rathin Sundar
This report is a deliverable of the Advancing Hyku: Open Source Institutional Repository Platform Development” project, funded by Arcadia—a charitable fund of philanthropists Lisbet Rausing and Peter Baldwin The purpose of this document is to review the architecture and design of the Hyku implementation of British library, with reference to the capabilities of the platform and requirements of the Library. The current implementation of Hyku for the British Library’s (BL) shared research repository project would...

The Value of Green Building Technologies in Hotels: A Case Study on Denmark's Green Solution House

Hannah Bates
The hospitality industry currently faces significant sustainability issues given the resource-intensive nature of the industry. Hotels require significant amounts of water, electricity, heating and cooling to operate and produce substantial amounts of waste. However, with the rise of green building technologies comes the opportunity for environmentally, socially, and economically positive changes in hotel building design and operations. Green Solutions House, a four-star hotel and conference center in Denmark, was designed to be at the forefront...

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