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Worksets expand the scholarly utility of digital libraries

Abstract
Scholars using digital libraries and archives routinely create worksets-aggregations of digital objects-as a way to segregate resources of interest for in-depth scrutiny. To illustrate how worksets can enhance the scholarly utility of digital library content, we distill from prior user studies three key objectives for worksets (extra-digital library manipulation, intra-item properties, and robust representations), and discuss how they motivated the workset model being developed at the HathiTrust Research Center (HTRC). We describe how HTRC's implementation of its RDF-compliant workset model helps to satisfy these objectives.
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Conference Contribution
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Page, K. R., Jett, J., Cole, T. W., Kudeki, D., Bainbridge, D., Organisciak, P., & Downie, J. S. (2018). Worksets expand the scholarly utility of digital libraries. In Proceedings of 18th ACM/IEEE Joint Conference on Digital Libraries (JCDL 2018) (pp. 371–372). Fort Worth, Texas: ACM. https://doi.org/10.1145/3197026.3203886
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2018
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ACM
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