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General Introduction I

When Mar 11, 2014
from 02:00 PM to 03:30 PM
Where Auditório de Informática
Contact Name Dr. Dirk von Suchodoletz
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Dr. Dirk von Suchodoletz


  • Some definitions of digital preservation
  • The digital preservation problem
  • Preservation strategies
  • Standards and the reference model
  • Preservation metadata (documentation)
  • Non-technical issues
  • Stewardship, collection management, legal issues, costs


General Introduction I (pdf)


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    CoRR, abs/cs/0509018, 2005
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    going in digital preservation? RLG DigiNews, 11(1), 2007
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    preservation. Journal of Research-National Institute of Standards and
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    Company, 2003
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    records. D-Lib Magazine, 5(4), 1999
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    materials: a handbook. British Library London, 2008
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    and some issues for consideration. Journal of cultural Heritage,
    10(4):520–528, 2009
  • R. Gartner, H. L’Hours, and G. Young. Metadata for digital libraries: state
    of the art and future directions. JISC, 2008

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