Digital Archiving Resources

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This paper presents a case study of utilizing the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI) format to encode rare and special collections at the McGill University library. The theme of this case study is the TEI’s flexible encoding format that was able to…

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Rice University’s “Our America’s Archive Partnership,” (OAAP), is an aggregation of diverse resources chronicling the history and culture of the Americas. In this article, Rice University professor, Melissa Bailar, discusses the scholarly and…

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The NARA Technical Guidelines for Digitizing Archival Materials for Electronic Access define approaches for creating digital surrogates for facilitating access and reproduction; they are not considered appropriate for preservation reformatting to…

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This report provides an overview of knowledge organization systems (KOSs) and includes pertinent examples of their application to digital materials, offering extensive practical information for institutions embarking on digital library initiatives.…

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Abby Smith combines the collective experiences of digital library staffs over the past decade as she analyzes and reviews selected practices, identifies selection policies and best practices, and discusses long-term implications of the opportunities…

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The Rice University digital scholarship archive is an institutional repository for faculty research, theses and dissertations, and various digitized collections owned by the university. The institution’s archive runs on DSpace and open source…

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The Research Data Access & Preservation Summit is an annual conference hosted by the Association for Information Science and Technology. The past events page provides links to programs, and conference presentation slides from 2011-2013, and 2015…

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Gladney’s article discusses the issue of addressing user interests in digital preservation. He notes that much scholarship on digital preservation to date (at time of writing) focuses on the interests of artists and scholars but that the users of…

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Preservation of digital data requires anticipation of potential threats to the integrity and authenticity of the items. Although future environmental and intelligence threats may be impossible to predict and thus, prepare for, Henry M. Gladney…

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This paper represents viewpoints from scholars, librarians, archivists, technologists, lawyers and journalists at the University of Missouri on addressing the problems of preserving born-digital news. The crisis of losing decades of journalistic work…
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