Digital Curation: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice, 1st Edition

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  • ISBN-10: 1522569227
  • ISBN-13: 9781522569220
  • DDC: 025.1
  • Grade Level Range: College Freshman - College Senior
  • 401 Pages | eBook
  • Original Copyright 2019 | Published/Released January 2019
  • This publication's content originally published in print form: 2019
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The effective use of technology offers numerous benefits in protecting cultural heritage. With the proper implementation of these tools, the management and conservation of artifacts and knowledge are better attained. This title is a critical source of academic knowledge on the preservation, selection, collection, maintenance, and archiving of digital materials. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as electronic resource management, digital preservation, and virtual restoration, this publication is an ideal reference source for digital curators, technology developers, IT professionals, academicians, researchers, and graduate-level students interested in the curation and preservation of digital resources.

Table of Contents

Front Cover.
Title Page.
Copyright Page.
Other Frontmatter.
List of Contributors.
Table of Contents.
Curation and Management.
1: Research 2.0: The Contribution of Content Curation and Academic Conferences.
2: Change Management in the Academic Library: Transition from Print to Digital Collections.
3: The Transformative Role of Institutional Repositories in Academic Knowledge Management.
4: Web Content Management in Institutions of Higher Learning in Emerging Economies.
5: Drips Gallery: A Community-Driven Graffiti Library and Archive.
6: Digital Representation Techniques to Interpret, Communicate, and Share 20th c. Architectural Archives: The Case Study – Rosani’s Archive.
7: Open and Transparent Judicial Records in the Digital Age: Applying Principles and Performance Measures.
8: Management of Public Sector Records and Archives in Botswana.
Conservation and Preservation.
9: Conservation Since 2000.
10: Digital File Formats for Digital Preservation.
11: Expressing Needs of Digital Audio-Visual Applications in Different Communities of Practice for Long-Term Preservation.
12: Managing Risk in the Cloud for Digital Preservation.
13: Digital Humanities in Cultural Preservation.
14: Digital Preservation of Cultural Heritage for Future Generations.
15: Enhancing the Cultural Heritage Between Visual Technologies and Virtual Restoration: Case Studies to Models for Visual Communication.
16: Preservation of Recorded Information in Public and Private Sector Organizations.
17: Preservation Initiatives in E-Environment to Protect Information Assets.
18: Preservation Management in Company Libraries.
19: The Minimum Mandatory Metadata Sets for the KIM Project and RAIDmap.
20: U.I.R.D.A. – Unbuilt Italian Rationalism Digital Archive: Piero Bottoni and Luigi Vietti.
21: Preservation and Access to Digital Materials: Strategic Policy Options for Africa.
22: Digital Preservation Challenges in Nigeria Libraries: Awareness of Challenges of Digital Preservation in Nigeria Libraries – Librarians’ Perspective.