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Issues, principles and policies for creating high-quality digital resources with low-cost methods

Dawson, A. (2005) Issues, principles and policies for creating high-quality digital resources with low-cost methods. In: Digital Resources for the Humanities 2005, 2005-09-04 - 2005-09-07, Lancaster, England.

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Abstract

This presentation aims to demonstrate some low-cost methods for creating high-quality digital resources and maintaining them with non-specialist staff, while ensuring that they can support the widest possible range of uses beyond the immediate context of their creation. In this context, 'high-quality' refers to the characteristics of the digital resources, not the content itself. Five particularly desirable characteristics of digital collections are considered: sustainability, longevity, accessibility, interoperability and reusability.

Item type: Conference or Workshop Item (Paper)
ID code: 2290
Notes: The extended summary of this presentation was published in New Review of Information Networking 12 (1/2), 2006, p87-91. This summary is provided in HTML format, with the slides from the presentation provided in Word format.
Keywords: information management, digitisation, GDL, Electronic information resources
Subjects: Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Information resources > Electronic information resources
Department: Professional Services > Information Services
Depositing user: Alan Dawson
Date Deposited: 01 Nov 2006
Last modified: 22 May 2015 08:58
URI: http://strathprints.strath.ac.uk/id/eprint/2290

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