Friday, April 27, 2018

Briefing on 2018 CNI Spring Membership Meeting (San Diego)

Briefing on 2018 CNI Spring Membership Meeting (San Diego)

Thursday (12 April 2018)

Opening plenary
Joan Lippincott, “Where All Roads Lead: Keeping the User at the Center”. Included a shout-out to the SIL Image Gallery.

First session
What the Data Tell Us: Analyzing the Use and Visibility of Open Access IR with the RAMP Dataset
Patrick OBrien, Montana State University / Kenning Arlitsch, Montana State University

Second session
It Takes a Village: Open Source Software Models of Collaboration & Sustainability - Themes and  Future Directions / Laurie Gemmill Arp, LYRASIS, Tom Cramer, Stanford, John Herbert, LYRASIS.

Third Session 
Dragging Researchers and their Data Into the Library / Tim Marconi, IT Operations Manager, University of California, San Diego.


  • John Kunze, California Digital Library. Discussion of CDL ARK and Smithsonian participation in GUID and related identifier initiatives.
  • Sebastian Hammer & Lynne Bailey, Index Data. Discussion of use of FOLIO and BHL metadata model refactoring.

Friday (13 April 2018)

First Session
Developing/Scaling Research Data Management / Timothy M. McGeary, Duke University; Claire Stewart, University of Minnesota; Sophia Lafferty-Hess, Duke University; Jennifer Darragh, Research Data Management Consultant, Duke University.

  • New positions at Duke: Research Data Management Consultant and Repository Ingest Specialist U of MN RDM Bootcamp materials:; doing an RDM Strategic Plan with 75 recommendations
  • Sloan funded the Data Curation Network,
  • Looking for new partners at this times, formerly open in 2020

Second Session
Creating FOLIO-based Integrated Library System / Sebastian Hammer, Index Data; Dean Kraft Cornell.


  • Ready by end of CY 2018
  • Cornell will run it's instance in AWS
  • See

Third Session
Research Data Repositories / Ray Uzwyshyn, Texas State University

Closing Plenary
Larry Smarr, "Enabling Digital Research"

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