Computer software

Journal article

20 Feb 2019

This article explores the necessity of articulating an ethics of care in the design, governance, and future evolution of digital library software applications.

Journal article

25 Oct 2018

In 2016, the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) began offering postdoctoral fellowships in software curation. Four institutions hosted the initial cohort of software curation fellows. This article describes the work activities and research program of the cohort, highlighting the challenges and benefits of...

Guide

24 Sep 2018

This publication provides librarians, archivists, curators, and others who work to preserve software, with a tool to guide their reasoning about when and how to employ fair use—the legal doctrine that allows many value-added uses of copyrighted materials—in the most common situations they currently face....

Report

14 Aug 2018

This report details a program of research devised to address the VRGF questions about free‐to‐play mobile apps that mimic traditional gambling games. Although these products do not involve winning real money, they can involve winning free play‐time and thus replicate a critical element of real...

Report

9 Feb 2018

This report 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.

Survey

6 Feb 2018

This survey of 385 not for profit organisations identified a significant under-investment in IT, with many organisations using systems that aren’t working well enough to provide efficient services.

Commentary

21 Jul 2017

This article argues that there needs to be more transparency, oversight and strong steps toward developing a robust framework of accountability for both the government and private spyware companies.

Discussion paper

Hangarau Matihiko
28 Jun 2017

The Ministry of Education now invites submissions on the draft Digital Technologies Hangarau Matihiko (DT HM) curriculum.

Briefing paper

4 May 2017

This paper offers recommendations for the development of Australia’s national cyber information sharing system.

Journal article

20 Apr 2017

Digitizing large collections of Cultural Heritage (CH) resources and providing tools for their management, analysis and visualization is critical to CH research. A key element in achieving the above goal is to provide user-friendly software offering an abstract interface for interaction with a variety of...

Journal article

1 Mar 2017

This article will review the history and features of PressForward, as well as describe the community partnerships that both utilize the software and influence the progress of the project.

Journal article

27 Oct 2016

The Border Gateway Protocol (BGP) is the Internet's default inter-domain routing protocol that manages connectivity among Autonomous Systems (ASes). Over the past two decades many anomalies of BGP have been identified that threaten its stability and reliability. This paper discusses and classifies these anomalies and...

Report

20 Jul 2016

These are the official New Zealand Government guidelines to provide clarity on how government agencies can make their software open source.

Government agencies invest significantly in software development and often own the copyright in the software that they develop or that is developed for...

Audio interview

7 Jul 2016

A recent legislative amendment in Bulgaria means that it's now law that software developed for the government must be open source.

From now on, Bulgarian government contracts which include computer software, programming interfaces and databases must be freely available for others to read, modify...

Evaluation

5 Jul 2016

Participants were taken step by step through the process of creating their own simple 2D videogame, learning the basics of coding, computational thinking, and digital game design. The workshops were free and drew 426 people across the seven locations. 85% of participants completed an online...

Conference paper

2 Jul 2016

The purpose of this paper and session is fourfold. Firstly, we outline an enduring educational and social problem, poor levels of literacy amongst some adults, including students in higher education, and a potential innovative solution – the gamification of literacy learning. The problem of literacy...

Report

10 Feb 2016

Without software, modern research would not be possible. Understandably, people tend to marvel at results rather than the tools used in their discovery, which means the fundamental role of software in research has been largely overlooked. But whether it is widely recognised or not, research...

Journal article

15 Oct 2015

Software engineering has entered into the Internet era where software and applications reflect the nature of the web. This is where web engineering comes in. The process of developing applications to work over the Internet is quite different to developing a normal software application due...

Report

9 Oct 2015

Based on interviews with participants in the AISI, this report reveals how the AISI is valued and the important role it plays in how internet service providers manage malware.

Executive summary

The Australian Internet Security Initiative (AISI) is a program operated by...

Journal article

15 Jan 2015

Keyword search is the most popular technique for querying large tree-structured datasets, often of unknown structure, in the web. Recent keyword search approaches return lowest common ancestors (LCAs) of the keyword matches ranked with respect to their relevance to the keyword query. A major challenge...

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