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Preserving Digital Materials

Author : Ross Harvey
ISBN : 9783110253696
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book provides a single-volume introduction to the principles, strategies and practices currently applied by librarians and recordkeeping professionals to the critical issue of preservation of digital information. It incorporates practice from both the recordkeeping and the library communities, taking stock of current knowledge about digital preservation and describing recent and current research, to provide a framework for reflecting on the issues that digital preservation raises in professional practice.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Preserving Digital Materials

Author : Douglas Ross Harvey
ISBN : 9783598441080
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book provides a single-volume introduction to the principles, strategies and practices currently applied by librarians and record keepers to the preservation of digital information. Also included are case studies of practice from the library, record keeping, audiovisual archiving, data archiving and geospatial communities.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Protecting Your Library S Digital Sources

Author : Miriam B. Kahn
ISBN : 083890873X
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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Looks at the prevention of loss, the restoration of data or digital materials, and planning for long-term access to these materials. The last chapter provides 29 different checklists to help digital project managers and information technology specialists formulate a disaster response plan and consider a variety of issues in planning for the long life of their projects.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Interdisciplinary Digital Preservation Tools And Technologies

Author : Ashraf, Tariq
ISBN : 9781522516545
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The way information is shared and retained has evolved throughout the years. This progression into the digital age provides longevity and easy accessibility of information, while new advancements keep rolling society into the future. Interdisciplinary Digital Preservation Tools and Technologies addresses the processes that encompass digital conversion and preservation of information into electronic formats. This book provides exhaustive coverage on the details of digital preservation, lists the latest happenings in this field, and spreads awareness of this topic in order to keep the expansion of converting digital ongoing. This publication is a critical reference source for academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on the impact of digital advancements.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Proceedings Of The International Symposium Science Engineering Libraries For The 21st Century Leuven October 2 4 2002 Arenbergkasteel Leuven Heverlee

Author : Raf Dekeyser
ISBN : 9058674118
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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The digital revolution of the last decades of the 20th century had a vast impact on scientific, and other libraries worldwide. Modern technology has made the access to information so much easier and faster, and the Internet sometimes gives its users the false impression that all information can be obtained without any human intervention. If this were true, libraries would be reduced from intellectual laboratories to museums, where visitors only come to look at those strange paper format precursors of the digital information carriers. Even if such an extreme futuristic view cannot be completely excluded, it is still very far away. In the meantime, libraries and librarians continue to play an important role, especially in the digital environment where the traditional skills of librarians have found a new importance and new applications. Their devotion to the preservation of historically significant documents may counterbalance the tendency of the Internet to become a dull collection of knowledge facts and to forget the logical processes through which this knowledge was obtained. The long-established experience of librarians as organizers of information and as facilitators of the access to this organised knowledge collection has already proven to be of immeasurable value for the use of all kinds of digital information sources.
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

Putting Content Online

Author : Mark Jordan
ISBN : 9781780630984
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This book focuses on practical, standards-based approaches to planning, executing and managing projects in which libraries and other cultural institutions digitize material and make it available on the web (or make collections of born-digital material available). Topics include evaluating material for digitization, intellectual property issues, metadata standards, digital library content management systems, search and retrieval considerations, project management, project operations, proposal writing, and libraries’ emerging role as publishers. Highly practical. Explains complex processes, warns of potential challenges and provides advice for solving realistic problems Comprehensive: includes coverage of the range of techniques and strategies for digitizing and organizing material that practitioners can use to plan and implement digitization projects
Category: Language Arts & Disciplines

The Digital Archives Handbook

Author : Aaron D. Purcell
ISBN : 9781538122396
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
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This edited volume explores the challenges of digital donations with essays from archivists who have developed methods to provide access to a diverse range of digital materials found in government, private, and academic archives.
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Author : Charles F. Thomas
ISBN : 0824707729
Genre : Language Arts & Disciplines
File Size : 34.48 MB
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This title analyzes contemporary trends and tools that affect how information is created, stored, discovered and used in a progressive technological environment. It presents a framework for librarians to tailor their services and resources, in-house expertise and organizational identities to provide an efficient and effective community of learning for their evolving clientele.
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A Guide To Distributed Digital Preservation

Author : Katherine Skinner
ISBN : 9780982665305
Genre : Computers
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This volume is devoted to the broad topic of distributed digital preservation, a still-emerging field of practice for the cultural memory arena. Replication and distribution hold out the promise of indefinite preservation of materials without degradation, but establishing effective organizational and technical processes to enable this form of digital preservation is daunting. Institutions need practical examples of how this task can be accomplished in manageable, low-cost ways. This guide is written with a broad audience in mind that includes librarians, archivists, scholars, curators, technologists, lawyers, and administrators. Readers may use this guide to gain both a philosophical and practical understanding of the emerging field of distributed digital preservation, including how to establish or join a network.
Category: Computers