Digital Archiving Resources

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The world population is ageing. In the UK alone, it is projected that by 2035 those aged 65 and over will account for 23 per cent of the total population whilst the number of people aged 85 and over will account for 5 per cent of the total…

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The "Best Practice Guidelines for Digital Collections" provides the essential, critical standards that all digital librarians, archivists and scholars should implement when designing a digital collection. The article also includes guidelines for…

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The Text Encoding Initiative (TEI), an international collaboration aimed at producing a common encoding scheme for complex texts, examines the requirement for generality versus the requirement to handle specialized text types. The text also discusses…

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Discusses information about the Text Encoding Initiative (TEI), a cooperative undertaking to define an encoding and interchange format for electronic texts. The text mentions the standards of TEI and what is expected by those who code. Later the text…

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This article discusses the evolution of XML (digital markup language), and its ability to change the way in which the world works. In particular, the article discusses the importance of TEI and XML comparing the usefulness and usability to that of…

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The New York Philharmonic has performed 15,000 concerts since it started in 1842, more than any other group in the world. Because of this they have a vast collection of historical items, including music, rosters, newspaper clippings, and every…

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Halvorson writes about a new position in the job market called content strategist. Content strategists’ role description is hard to pin point and define because it depends on the circumstances and the organization they work for. They are more than…

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Webinars have a unique advantage over books or journal articles in that they are interactive and allow viewers to direct questions to the host. Although no longer an interactive webinar, in this one-hour video Jim McGrath gives an overview of Omeka,…

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This article is concerned with how access to free and open-source software—as well as tools that can be purchased, downloaded, and/or accessed directly online—enable classroom engagement with digital humanities scholarship. Detailing the…

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The functionalities that are important to the users of web archives range from basic searching and browsing to advanced personalized and customized services, data mining, and website reconstruction. The author examined ten of the most established…
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