Creating Digital Collections

Libraries recognize the importance of digitizing archival material to improve access to and preservation of their special collections. This book provides a step-by-step guide for creating digital collections, including examples and practical tips that have never been published before. Illustrates concepts with an on-going case study at the end of each chapter Provides detailed technical information and practical experience Discusses practitioners’ insight in digitization Can be used as a guide for creating digital collections

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  • Author : Allison Zhang
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Pages : 248 pages
  • ISBN : 1780631383
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 reviews
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Creating Digital Collections

Creating Digital Collections
  • Author : Allison Zhang,Don Gourley
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 January 2014
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Libraries recognize the importance of digitizing archival material to improve access to and preservation of their special collections. This book provides a step-by-step guide for creating digital collections, including examples and practical tips that have never been published before. Illustrates concepts with an on-going case study at the end of each chapter Provides detailed technical information and practical experience Discusses practitioners’ insight in digitization Can be used as a guide for creating digital collections

How to Build a Digital Library

How to Build a Digital Library
  • Author : Ian H. Witten,David Bainbridge,David M. Nichols
  • Publisher : Morgan Kaufmann
  • Release : 09 November 2009
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How to Build a Digital Library reviews knowledge and tools to construct and maintain a digital library, regardless of the size or purpose. A resource for individuals, agencies, and institutions wishing to put this powerful tool to work in their burgeoning information treasuries. The Second Edition reflects developments in the field as well as in the Greenstone Digital Library open source software. In Part I, the authors have added an entire new chapter on user groups, user support, collaborative browsing,

The Digital Archives Handbook

The Digital Archives Handbook
  • Author : Aaron D. Purcell
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 08 February 2019
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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.

Creating Digital Collections

Creating Digital Collections
  • Author : Allison Zhang,Don Gourley
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 23 January 2014
GET THIS BOOKCreating Digital Collections

Libraries recognize the importance of digitizing archival material to improve access to and preservation of their special collections. This book provides a step-by-step guide for creating digital collections, including examples and practical tips that have never been published before. Illustrates concepts with an on-going case study at the end of each chapter Provides detailed technical information and practical experience Discusses practitioners’ insight in digitization Can be used as a guide for creating digital collections

Metadata for Digital Collections

Metadata for Digital Collections
  • Author : Steven J. Miller
  • Publisher : Neal Schuman Pub
  • Release : 06 March 2021
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Reference -- Metadata interoperability, shareability, and quality -- Interoperability -- Short- and long-term metadata viability -- Metadata sharing, harvesting, and aggregating -- OAI metadata harvesting -- Metadata mapping and crosswalks -- Metadata conversion and processing -- Example of metadata harvesting, processing, and aggregating -- Good quality and shareable metadata -- Assessing metadata quality -- Five ways to improve your metadata quality and interoperability -- Summary -- References -- Designing and documenting a metadata scheme -- Metadata scheme design and documentation

Digital Library Programs for Libraries and Archives

Digital Library Programs for Libraries and Archives
  • Author : Aaron D. Purcell
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 17 June 2016
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Equally valuable for LIS students just learning about the digital landscape, information professionals taking their first steps to create digital content, and organizations who already have well-established digital credentials, Purcell’s book outlines methods applicable and scalable to many different types and sizes of libraries and archives.

LC21

LC21
  • Author : National Research Council,Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications,Computer Science and Telecommunications Board,Committee on an Information Technology Strategy for the Library of Congress
  • Publisher : National Academies Press
  • Release : 23 February 2001
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Digital information and networks challenge the core practices of libraries, archives, and all organizations with intensive information management needs in many respectsâ€"not only in terms of accommodating digital information and technology, but also through the need to develop new economic and organizational models for managing information. LC21: A Digital Strategy for the Library of Congress discusses these challenges and provides recommendations for moving forward at the Library of Congress, the world's largest library. Topics covered in LC21 include digital

How and Why to Read and Create Children's Digital Books

How and Why to Read and Create Children's Digital Books
  • Author : Natalia Kucirkova
  • Publisher : UCL Press
  • Release : 03 December 2018
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How and Why to Read and Create Children's Digital Books outlines effective ways of using digital books in early years and primary classrooms, and specifies the educational potential of using digital books and apps in physical spaces and virtual communities. With a particular focus on apps and personalised reading, Natalia Kucirkova combines theory and practice to argue that personalised reading is only truly personalised when it is created or co-created by reading communities. Divided into two parts, Part I suggests

Evaluating and Measuring the Value, Use and Impact of Digital Collections

Evaluating and Measuring the Value, Use and Impact of Digital Collections
  • Author : Lorna M. Hughes
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 06 March 2021
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"A huge investment has been made in digitizing scholarly and cultural heritage materials through initiatives based in museums, libraries and archives, as well as higher education institutions. The 'Digital Economy' is an important component of institutional planning, and much attention is given to the investment in digital projects and programmes. However, few initiatives have examined the actual use, value and impact of digital collections, and the role of digital collections in the changing information environment. As the creative, cultural and

Digital Humanities Pedagogy

Digital Humanities Pedagogy
  • Author : Brett D. Hirsch
  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • Release : 06 March 2021
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"The essays in this collection offer a timely intervention in digital humanities scholarship, bringing together established and emerging scholars from a variety of humanities disciplines across the world. The first section offers views on the practical realities of teaching digital humanities at undergraduate and graduate levels, presenting case studies and snapshots of the authors' experiences alongside models for future courses and reflections on pedagogical successes and failures. The next section proposes strategies for teaching foundational digital humanities methods across a

Digital Library Futures

Digital Library Futures
  • Author : Ingeborg Verheul,Anna Maria Tammaro,Steve Witt
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter
  • Release : 01 January 2011
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Initiatives at a cross-cultural level, where libraries, museums and archives work together in creating digital libraries, and making their cultural heritage collections available online, are emerging. Leading academic researchers from the cultural heritage and the publishers sectors approach this issue: Digital library user experience: a focus on current user research; Digital library content: what users want and how they use it; Strategies for institutions: how cultural institutions and publishers respond to the digital challenge.

Developing Digital Scholarship

Developing Digital Scholarship
  • Author : Alison Mackenzie,Lindsey Martin
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 17 October 2016
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This book provides strategic insights drawn from librarians who are meeting the challenge of digital scholarship, utilizing the latest technologies and creating new knowledge in partnership with researchers, scholars, colleagues and students. The impact of digital on libraries has extended far beyond its transformation of content, to the development of services, the extension and enhancement of access to research and to teaching and learning systems. As a result,the fluidity of the digital environment can often be at odds with

Digital Rights Management

Digital Rights Management
  • Author : Catherine A. Lemmer,Carla P. Wale
  • Publisher : Rowman & Littlefield
  • Release : 02 September 2016
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In a world of users that routinely click “I Agree” buttons, librarians may be the lone voice raising an alert to the privacy, use, and ownership issues arising in connection with the design and implementation of digital rights management (DRM) technologies. DRM reflects the efforts of copyright owners to prevent the illegal distribution of copyrighted material – an admirable goal on its face. A common misunderstanding is that DRM is copyright law. It is not. Rather it is a method of

The Patron-Driven Library

The Patron-Driven Library
  • Author : Dee Ann Allison
  • Publisher : Elsevier
  • Release : 30 September 2013
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Libraries in the USA and globally are undergoing quiet revolution. Libraries are moving away from a philosophy that is collection-centered to one focused on service. Technology is key to that change. The Patron Driven Library explores the way technology has moved the focus from library collections to services, placing the reader at the center of library activities. The book reveals the way library users are changing, and how social networking, web delivery of information, and the uncertain landscape of e-print