Archives in the Digital Age

Archives in the Digital Age: Standards, Policies and Tools discusses semantic web technologies and their increased usage in distributing archival material. The book is a useful manual for archivists and information specialists working in cultural heritage institutions, including archives, libraries, and museums, providing detailed analyses of how metadata and standards are used to manage archival material, and how this material is disseminated through the web using the Internet, the semantic web, and social media technologies. Following an introduction from the author, the book is divided into five sections that explore archival description, digitization, the preservation of archives, the promotion of archival material through social media, and current trends in archival science. Addresses the most important issues within the archival community, covering current trends and the future of archival science Presents an original perspective on the use of social media by archival institutions Provides innovative, interdisciplinary research that incorporates archives and information management Discusses the dissemination of archival material using semantic web technologies

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  • Author : Lina Bountouri
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Pages : 108 pages
  • ISBN : 1780634587
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Archives in the Digital Age

Archives in the Digital Age
  • Author : Lina Bountouri
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 03 June 2017
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Archives in the Digital Age: Standards, Policies and Tools discusses semantic web technologies and their increased usage in distributing archival material. The book is a useful manual for archivists and information specialists working in cultural heritage institutions, including archives, libraries, and museums, providing detailed analyses of how metadata and standards are used to manage archival material, and how this material is disseminated through the web using the Internet, the semantic web, and social media technologies. Following an introduction from the

Libraries and Archives in the Digital Age

Libraries and Archives in the Digital Age
  • Author : Susan L. Mizruchi
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 09 March 2020
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The role of archives and libraries in our digital age is one of the most pressing concerns of humanists, scholars, and citizens worldwide. This collection brings together specialists from academia, public libraries, governmental agencies, and non-profit archives to pursue common questions about value across the institutional boundaries that typically separate us.

Best of Both Worlds

Best of Both Worlds
  • Author : G. Wayne Clough
  • Publisher : Smithsonian Books
  • Release : 17 September 2013
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Wayne Clough, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, asks “How can we prepare ourselves to reach the generation of digital natives who bring a huge appetite—and aptitude—for the digital world?” He explains how the Smithsonian is tackling this issue in Best of Both Worlds: Museums, Libraries, and Archives in a Digital Age. Libraries and archives have already made many documents available through the Internet. The digital world presents a bigger challenge for museums; producing images of 3D objects is

The Archived Web

The Archived Web
  • Author : Niels Bru ̈Gger
  • Publisher : MIT Press
  • Release : 27 November 2018
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An original methodological framework for approaching the archived web, both as a source and as an object of study in its own right. As life continues to move online, the web becomes increasingly important as a source for understanding the past. But historians have yet to formulate a methodology for approaching the archived web as a source of study. How should the history of the present be written? In this book, Niels Brügger offers an original methodological framework for

Archives in the Digital Age

Archives in the Digital Age
  • Author : Abderrazak Mkadmi
  • Publisher : Wiley-ISTE
  • Release : 16 June 2021
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Archiving has become an increasingly complex process. The challenge is no longer how to store the data but how to store it intelligently, in order to exploit it over time, while maintaining its integrity and authenticity. Digital technologies bring about major transformations, not only in terms of the types of documents that are transferred to and stored in archives, in the behaviors and practices of the humanities and social sciences (digital humanities), but also in terms of the volume of

Oral Literature in the Digital Age

Oral Literature in the Digital Age
  • Author : Mark Turin,Claire Wheeler,Eleanor Wilkinson
  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • Release : 13 April 2021
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Thanks to ever-greater digital connectivity, interest in oral traditions has grown beyond that of researcher and research subject to include a widening pool of global users. When new publics consume, manipulate and connect with field recordings and digital cultural archives, their involvement raises important practical and ethical questions. This volume explores the political repercussions of studying marginalised languages; the role of online tools in ensuring responsible access to sensitive cultural materials; and ways of ensuring that when digital documents are

The Future of Archives and Recordkeeping

The Future of Archives and Recordkeeping
  • Author : Jennie Hill
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 13 April 2021
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The way in which we view the nature of archives and the role of the archivist has changed significantly in the last few decades. With increasing interest from outside of the profession, the idea of archives as the static, impartial carriers of truth and the archivist as a guardian of records has been questioned: how can society take greater control over its own written memory? There have been a number of other changes which have impacted upon the way archivists

History in the Age of Abundance?

History in the Age of Abundance?
  • Author : Ian Milligan
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release : 28 March 2019
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Believe it or not, the 1990s are history. As historians turn to study this period and beyond, they will encounter a historical record that is radically different from what has ever existed before. Old websites, social media, blogs, photographs, and videos are all part of the massive quantities of digital information that technologists, librarians, archivists, and organizations such as the Internet Archive have been collecting for the past three decades. In History in the Age of Abundance? Ian Milligan argues

Participatory Archives

Participatory Archives
  • Author : Edward Benoit III,Alexandra Eveleigh
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 03 September 2019
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The rise of digitisation and social media over the past decade has fostered the rise of participatory and DIY digital culture. Likewise, the archival community leveraged these new technologies, aiming to engage users and expand access to collections. This book examines the creation and development of participatory archives, its impact on archival theory, and present case studies of its real world application. Participatory Archives is divided into four sections with each focused on a particular aspect of participatory archives: social

Minds Alive

Minds Alive
  • Author : Patricia Demers,Toni Samek
  • Publisher : University of Toronto Press
  • Release : 19 January 2020
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Minds Alive explores the enduring role and intrinsic value of libraries, archives, and public institutions in the digital age. Featuring international contributors, this volume delves into libraries and archives as institutions and institutional partners, the professional responsibilities of librarians and archivists, and the ways in which librarians and archivists continue to respond to the networked age, digital culture, and digitization. The endless possibilities and robust importance of libraries and archives are at the heart of this optimistic collection. Topics include

Anthropological Data in the Digital Age

Anthropological Data in the Digital Age
  • Author : Jerome W. Crowder,Mike Fortun,Rachel Besara,Lindsay Poirier
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 01 November 2019
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For more than two decades, anthropologists have wrestled with new digital technologies and their impacts on how their data are collected, managed, and ultimately presented. Anthropological Data in the Digital Age compiles a range of academics in anthropology and the information sciences, archivists, and librarians to offer in-depth discussions of the issues raised by digital scholarship. The volume covers the technical aspects of data management—retrieval, metadata, dissemination, presentation, and preservation—while at once engaging with case studies written by

Archives for Maintaining Community and Society in the Digital Age

Archives for Maintaining Community and Society in the Digital Age
  • Author : Keiji Fujiyoshi
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 13 January 2021
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This book explores how a society accepts and utilizes a system of archives to improve the quality of people’s lives at each level of community, organization, and government. This is the first book that examines the political, economic, and social background that has prevented the development of archival systems in Japan in comparison with other societies of different cultures such as the United States, Romania, India, and Korea. An archival system is an indispensable tool to live in the

Cultural Evolution in the Digital Age

Cultural Evolution in the Digital Age
  • Author : Alberto Acerbi
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 03 December 2019
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From emails to social media, from instant messaging to political memes, the way we produce and transmit culture is radically changing. Understanding the consequences of the massive diffusion of digital media is of the utmost importance, both from the intellectual and the social point of view. 'Cultural Evolution in the Digital Age' proposes that a specific discipline - cultural evolution - provides an excellent framework to analyse our digital age. Cultural evolution is a vibrant, interdisciplinary, and increasingly productive scientific

The Routledge International Handbook of New Digital Practices in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Heritage Sites

The Routledge International Handbook of New Digital Practices in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Heritage Sites
  • Author : Hannah Lewi,Wally Smith,Dirk vom Lehn,Steven Cooke
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 21 November 2019
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The Routledge International Handbook of New Digital Practices in Galleries, Libraries, Archives, Museums and Heritage Sites presents a fascinating picture of the ways in which today's cultural institutions are undergoing a transformation through innovative applications of digital technology. With a strong focus on digital design practice, the volume captures the vital discourse between curators, exhibition designers, historians, heritage practitioners, technologists and interaction designers from around the world. Contributors interrogate how their projects are extending the traditional reach and engagement of

Digital Archives

Digital Archives
  • Author : Milena Dobreva,Gabriella Ivacs
  • Publisher : Unknown Publisher
  • Release : 13 April 2021
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This landmark edited collection offers a wide-ranging overview of how rapid technological changes and the push for providing wide access to digitized cultural heritage holdings are changing the landscape of archives. This book provides a set of inspirational and informative chapters from international experts, which will help the readers understand the drivers for change in archives and their implications. Reassessment of the role of archives in the digital environment will serve to develop critical approaches to current trends in the