Issue 43 of the Code4Lib Journal is now available on its website: https://journal.code4lib.org/issues/issues/issue43. This issue has seven articles.
• Developing Weeding Protocols for Born Digital Collections authored by Athina Livanos-Propst and edited by Junior Tidal: when you have 100,000 resources how do you construct a sensible way to evaluate the quality of your collection? This article describes one way to approach the challenge.
• Content Dissemination from Small-scale Museum and Archival Collections authored by Avgoustinos Avgousti, Georgios Papaioannou and Feliz Ribeiro Gouveia, and edited by Sara Amato: extending the description of specialized collections – historic coins, in this case.
• Never Best Practices: Born-Digital Audiovisual Preservation authored by Julia Kim, Rebecca Fraimow and Erica Titkemeyer, and edited by Rebecca Hirsch: three case studies of how three libraries with different needs and goals approach digital preservation.
• SCOPE: A digital archives access interface authored by Kelly Stewart and Stefana Breitwieser, and edited by Eric Hanson: this collaboration extends the description of disparate digital objects.
• Making the Move to Open Journal Systems 3 authored by Mariya Maistrovskaya and Kaitlin Newson, and edited by Ron Peterson: the University of Toronto libraries had a tall task to update their hosted OJS installations, and in this article they describe how they accomplished it.
• Improving the discoverability and web impact of open repositories authored by George Macgregor, and edited by Péter Király: the University of Strathclyde at Glasgow test changes to their EPrints site to improve search engine optimization and offer suggestions for any site looking to improve repository visibility.
• A Systematic Approach to Collecting Student Work authored by Janina Mueller, and edited by Ron Peterson: the Harvard University Graduate School of Design describes the technical and social issues behind their efforts to archive student works out of their learning management system.
Also included in the issue is an editorial with thoughts on what makes a vibrant community. If these articles inspire you to write something for the Journal, please see our Call for Submissions page.