November 29, 2010 – Engineering professors were recently awarded a National Science Foundation Division of Undergraduate Education (NSF DUE) grant to develop tools that will allow for easier curation of the National Science Digital Library (NSDL).

We found this information in the ECN Daily in their article, “Computer science professors receive NSF grant for improving digital libraries.” Distributed digital libraries are collections of metadata from resources that are spread out over the web or Internet. This particular project looks at developing new tools that will help curators maintain distributed digital libraries.

This grant is the third currently active award in a series of grants that the same engineering professors, Richard Furuta and Frank Shipman, have received from the NSF in order to develop tools for the NSDL.

Melody K. Smith

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