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,

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

Getting Started with Digital Collections

Getting Started with Digital Collections
  • Author : Jane D. Monson
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 04 October 2017
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Digital collections have already changed the ways users access and interact with an institution’s materials. And small or medium-sized libraries, archives, museums, and historical societies face a unique set of challenges in regards to digital collections. They may have been unable to jump on the digitization bandwagon at its beginning due to competing priorities or lack of resources, and may now be struggling to get a digitization program in place to meet the evolving needs and expectations of their

Metadata for Digital Collections

Metadata for Digital Collections
  • Author : Steven J. Miller
  • Publisher : ALA Neal-Schuman
  • Release : 04 September 2020
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Complete with an updated bibliography pointing readers to essential books, articles, and web documents for deeper learning, in its new second edition this volume cements its relevance to current practitioners and students.

Digital Archives and Collections

Digital Archives and Collections
  • Author : Katja Müller
  • Publisher : Berghahn Books
  • Release : 17 September 2021
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Museums and archives all over the world digitize their collections and provide online access to heritage material. But what factors determine the content, structure and use of these online inventories? This book turns to India and Europe to answer this question. It explains how museums and archives envision, decide and conduct digitization and online dissemination. It also sheds light on born-digital, community-based archives, which have established themselves as new actors in the field. Based on anthropological fieldwork, the chapters in

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.

Building Digital Libraries

Building Digital Libraries
  • Author : Kyle Banerjee,Terry Reese, Jr.
  • Publisher : American Library Association
  • Release : 18 September 2018
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This book will thoroughly orient LIS students and others new to the world of digital libraries, and also ensure that current professionals have the knowledge and guidance necessary to construct a digital repository from its inception.

Digital Collections

Digital Collections
  • Author : Suzanne Keene
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 11 September 2012
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Suzanne Keene's pioneering book shows how museums and other cultural organizations fit into the new world of information and electronic communications and, most importantly, how they can take advantage of what it has to offer. By using new technology museums can build knowledge bases around information about collections. A collection object can be the central link for information about past and present, places, people and concepts, technologies, ways of working and evidence of the natural world. 'Digital Collections' explains how

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 : 01 July 2022
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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

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.

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.

Why Digitize?

Why Digitize?
  • Author : Abby Smith,Abby Smith Rumsey
  • Publisher : Council on Library & Information Resources
  • Release : 01 July 1999
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This paper is a response to discussions of digitization at meetings of the National Humanities Alliance (NHA). NHA asked the Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) to evaluate the experiences of cultural institutions with digitization projects to date and to summarize what has been learned about the advantages and disadvantages of digitizing culturally significant materials. Findings revealed that digitization often raises expectations of benefits, cost reductions, and efficiencies that can be illusory and, if not viewed realistically, have the

A Survey of Digital Library Aggregation Services, 2003

A Survey of Digital Library Aggregation Services, 2003
  • Author : Martha L. Brogan
  • Publisher : Digital Library Federation
  • Release : 01 July 2022
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Provides an overview of digital library aggregation services, organizes them into functional clusters, and evaluates them from the perspective of an informed user. Most of the services under review rely wholly or partially on the Protocol for Metadata Harvesting of the Open Archives Initiative (OAI-PMH).