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Vanishing Ice | The Artists

"Vanishing Ice offers a glimpse into the rich cultural legacy of the planet’s frozen frontiers. International in scope, it traces the impact of glaciers, icebergs and fields of ice on artists’ imaginations."
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Historical oblique aerial photographs as a powerful tool for communicating landscape changes

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A bottom-up approach to handling and communicating data on landscape change
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All Good Things Must Come To An End

All Good Things Must Come To An End | Legacy Information Resources | Scoop.it
I am immensely, indescribably sad to learn this morning via an emailed missive from Spektrum der Wissenschaft (the German publishers behin
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#Data from #historical land cover #maps: evidence that protected areas do conserve #vegetation?

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Why we need to remember how to forget

Why we need to remember how to forget | Legacy Information Resources | Scoop.it
Memory has become prosthetic – outsourced to the internet. But remembering, not forgetting, is the enemy of creative reinvention.
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Past, Present and Future: The Book (of Hours)

Past, Present and Future: The Book (of Hours) | Legacy Information Resources | Scoop.it
A centuries old genre of publication -- can it inspire tomorrow's book?
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Article: Razed to life - RSA

Article: Razed to life - RSA | Legacy Information Resources | Scoop.it
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Interesting how many of the arguments can also be made in the context of environmental conservation. But surely, beauty has a role to play?

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Persistent identifiers for local collections | hangingtogether.org

Persistent identifiers for local collections | hangingtogether.org | Legacy Information Resources | Scoop.it
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Enriching Great Britain's National Landslide Database by searching newspaper archives

Enriching Great Britain's National Landslide Database by searching newspaper archives | Legacy Information Resources | Scoop.it
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Forces at play distracting libraries from safeguarding the record for future scholarship: thoughtful post @OCLC
https://www.amicalnet.org/blog/a-story-about-the-spirituality-of-libraries

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Call for Papers | IIPC

CURATION AND RESEARCH USE OF THE PAST WEB Lisbon 29-30 March 2017 Web archiving efforts have now been underway for over twenty years, generating an expanding core of data crucial for present and future explorations of human political, cultural, economic and social activity since the mid 1990s. Practices around both the creation and use of web archives are rapidly evolving. What technical, ethical, and institutional approaches are necessary to advance use of web archives for scholarship and other use cases? How are researchers using the archived web right now, and in which new directions is that research heading? What innovations, collaborations, and adaptations are necessary to sustain the efficacy of web archiving? The 2017 Web Archiving Conference (WAC), held in conjunction with the annual meeting of the International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC), aims to bring together practitioners, librarians, archivists, historians, humanists, computer scientists, and other parties interested in expanding and harnessing the potential of preserved web heritage.
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A Knowledge-Based Framework for Events Representation and Reuse from Historical Archives - Springer

A Knowledge-Based Framework for Events Representation and Reuse from Historical Archives - Springer | Legacy Information Resources | Scoop.it
"Thanks to the digitization techniques, historical archives become source of a considerable amount of biographical, factual and geographical data, that need to be structured in order to be usable in higher-level applications. In this paper we present the project of an ontology-based framework aimed at formally representing and extracting historical events from archives; this process should serve to the purpose of (semi)-automatically building narratives that allow users to explore the archives themselves."
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Virtual memory: the race to save the information age - FT.com

Virtual memory: the race to save the information age - FT.com | Legacy Information Resources | Scoop.it
As tributes poured in after the death of Prince last month, a member of the Minnesota Lynx women’s basketball team spoke on US television about her visit to the musician’s Paisley Park studios. She recalled how the players, driven out by limo at his
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Google boss warns of 'forgotten century' with email and photos at risk

Google boss warns of 'forgotten century' with email and photos at risk | Legacy Information Resources | Scoop.it
Digital material including key historical documents could be lost forever because programs to view them will become defunct, says Vint Cerf
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People power: how citizen science could change historical research | Geoffrey Belknap

People power: how citizen science could change historical research | Geoffrey Belknap | Legacy Information Resources | Scoop.it
Harnessing the crowd power of ‘non-specialists’ could help historians investigate big-data archives, and in the process make everyone an expert
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Functional diversity of North American broad-leaved trees is codetermined by past and current environmental factors - Ordonez - 2016 - Ecosphere - Wiley Online Library

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How History Can Help Your Science

How History Can Help Your Science | Legacy Information Resources | Scoop.it
Putting your research field in context isn't just about reading the latest journal articles, or searching out the seminal papers from the past few decades. It can also include learning about the history of your field: how did it start, who were the key players, how did ideas evolve over time, etc. I have a…
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The importance of meta-analysis and systematic review: How research legacy can be maximized through adequate reporting

The importance of meta-analysis and systematic review: How research legacy can be maximized through adequate reporting | Legacy Information Resources | Scoop.it
Systematic reviews are widely accepted as a ‘gold standard’ in evidence synthesis and the meta-analysis within provides a powerful means of looking across datasets. Neal Haddaway argues that while …
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Museum data and photo archives reveal shifting climate

Museum data and photo archives reveal shifting climate | Legacy Information Resources | Scoop.it
Hear biologist Richard Primack discuss the rich but untapped climate data in museums and photographic archives.
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Filling the gaps on the maps: historical distribution patterns of some larger mammals in part of southern Africa

Filling the gaps on the maps: historical distribution patterns of some larger mammals in part of southern Africa | Legacy Information Resources | Scoop.it
Filling the gaps on the maps: historical distribution patterns of some larger mammals in part of southern Africa. . ???aop.label???. doi: 10.1080/0035919X.2015.1084066
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Nice use of records to support biodiversity work.

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