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Archives in the Digital Age

Archives in the Digital Age
  • Author : Lina Bountouri
  • Publsiher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 03 June 2017
  • ISBN : 1780634587
  • Pages : 108 pages
  • Rating : 4/5 from 21 ratings
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Archives in the Digital Age: Standards, Policies and Tools discusses semantic web technologies and their increased usage in distributing archival material. The book is a useful manual for archivists and information specialists working in cultural heritage institutions, including archives, libraries, and museums, providing detailed analyses of how metadata and standards are used to manage archival material, and how this material is disseminated through the web using the Internet, the semantic web, and social media technologies. Following an introduction from the author, the book is divided into five sections that explore archival description, digitization, the preservation of archives, the promotion of archival material through social media, and current trends in archival science. Addresses the most important issues within the archival community, covering current trends and the future of archival science Presents an original perspective on the use of social media by archival institutions Provides innovative, interdisciplinary research that incorporates archives and information management Discusses the dissemination of archival material using semantic web technologies


Archives in the Digital Age

Archives in the Digital Age
  • Author : Lina Bountouri
  • Publisher : Chandos Publishing
  • Release : 03 June 2017
GET THIS BOOKArchives in the Digital Age

Archives in the Digital Age: Standards, Policies and Tools discusses semantic web technologies and their increased usage in distributing archival material. The book is a useful manual for archivists and information specialists working in cultural heritage institutions, including archives, libraries, and museums, providing detailed analyses of how metadata and standards are used to manage archival material, and how this material is disseminated through the web using the Internet, the semantic web, and social media technologies. Following an introduction from the


Libraries and Archives in the Digital Age

Libraries and Archives in the Digital Age
  • Author : Susan L. Mizruchi
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 09 March 2020
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The role of archives and libraries in our digital age is one of the most pressing concerns of humanists, scholars, and citizens worldwide. This collection brings together specialists from academia, public libraries, governmental agencies, and non-profit archives to pursue common questions about value across the institutional boundaries that typically separate us.


Oral Literature in the Digital Age

Oral Literature in the Digital Age
  • Author : Mark Turin,Claire Wheeler,Eleanor Wilkinson
  • Publisher : Open Book Publishers
  • Release : 03 March 2021
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Thanks to ever-greater digital connectivity, interest in oral traditions has grown beyond that of researcher and research subject to include a widening pool of global users. When new publics consume, manipulate and connect with field recordings and digital cultural archives, their involvement raises important practical and ethical questions. This volume explores the political repercussions of studying marginalised languages; the role of online tools in ensuring responsible access to sensitive cultural materials; and ways of ensuring that when digital documents are


The Archived Web

The Archived Web
  • Author : Niels Brügger
  • Publisher : Anonim
  • Release : 03 March 2021
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"How will the history of the present be written? As life continues to move online, the web becomes ever more important for an understanding of the past. This book offers an original theoretical framework for approaching the web of the past, both as a source and as an object of study in its own right"--


Organization, Representation and Description through the Digital Age

Organization, Representation and Description through the Digital Age
  • Author : Christine M. Angel,Caroline Fuchs
  • Publisher : Walter de Gruyter GmbH & Co KG
  • Release : 05 March 2018
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Cataloging standards practiced within the traditional library, archive and museum environments are not interoperable for the retrieval of objects within the shared online environment. Within today’s information environments, library, archive and museum professionals are becoming aware that all information objects can be linked together. In this way, information professionals have the opportunity to collaborate and share data together with the shard online cataloging environment, the end result being improved retrieval effectiveness. But the adaptation has been slow: Libraries, archives


History in the Age of Abundance?

History in the Age of Abundance?
  • Author : Ian Milligan
  • Publisher : McGill-Queen's Press - MQUP
  • Release : 28 March 2019
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Believe it or not, the 1990s are history. As historians turn to study this period and beyond, they will encounter a historical record that is radically different from what has ever existed before. Old websites, social media, blogs, photographs, and videos are all part of the massive quantities of digital information that technologists, librarians, archivists, and organizations such as the Internet Archive have been collecting for the past three decades. In History in the Age of Abundance? Ian Milligan argues


History in the Digital Age

History in the Digital Age
  • Author : Toni Weller
  • Publisher : Routledge
  • Release : 03 March 2021
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The digital age is affecting all aspects of historical study, but much of the existing literature about history in the digital age can be alienating to the traditional historian who does not necessarily value or wish to embrace digital resources. History in the Digital Age takes a more conceptual look at how the digital age is affecting the field of history for both scholars and students. The printed copy, the traditional archive, and analogue research remain key constitute parts for


Remembering and Forgetting in the Digital Age

Remembering and Forgetting in the Digital Age
  • Author : Florent Thouvenin,Peter Hettich,Herbert Burkert,Urs Gasser
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 24 August 2018
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This book examines the fundamental question of how legislators and other rule-makers should handle remembering and forgetting information (especially personally identifiable information) in the digital age. It encompasses such topics as privacy, data protection, individual and collective memory, and the right to be forgotten when considering data storage, processing and deletion. The authors argue in support of maintaining the new digital default, that (personally identifiable) information should be remembered rather than forgotten. The book offers guidelines for legislators as well


Historic Newspapers in the Digital Age

Historic Newspapers in the Digital Age
  • Author : Paul Gooding
  • Publisher : Taylor & Francis
  • Release : 08 December 2016
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In recent years, cultural institutions and commercial providers have created extensive digitised newspaper collections. This book asks the timely question: what can the large-scale digitisation of newspapers tell us about the wider cultural phenomenon of mass digitisation? The unique form and materiality of newspapers, and their grounding in a particular time and place, provide challenges for researchers and digital resource creators alike. At the same time, the wider context in which digitisation of cultural heritage occurs shapes the impact of


Archives for Maintaining Community and Society in the Digital Age

Archives for Maintaining Community and Society in the Digital Age
  • Author : Keiji Fujiyoshi
  • Publisher : Springer Nature
  • Release : 13 January 2021
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This book explores how a society accepts and utilizes a system of archives to improve the quality of people’s lives at each level of community, organization, and government. This is the first book that examines the political, economic, and social background that has prevented the development of archival systems in Japan in comparison with other societies of different cultures such as the United States, Romania, India, and Korea. An archival system is an indispensable tool to live in the


Cultural Evolution in the Digital Age

Cultural Evolution in the Digital Age
  • Author : Alberto Acerbi
  • Publisher : Oxford University Press, USA
  • Release : 03 December 2019
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From emails to social media, from instant messaging to political memes, the way we produce and transmit culture is radically changing. Understanding the consequences of the massive diffusion of digital media is of the utmost importance, both from the intellectual and the social point of view. 'Cultural Evolution in the Digital Age' proposes that a specific discipline - cultural evolution - provides an excellent framework to analyse our digital age. Cultural evolution is a vibrant, interdisciplinary, and increasingly productive scientific


Best of Both Worlds

Best of Both Worlds
  • Author : G. Wayne Clough
  • Publisher : Smithsonian Institution
  • Release : 17 September 2013
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Wayne Clough, Secretary of the Smithsonian Institution, asks “How can we prepare ourselves to reach the generation of digital natives who bring a huge appetite—and aptitude—for the digital world?” He explains how the Smithsonian is tackling this issue in Best of Both Worlds: Museums, Libraries, and Archives in a Digital Age. Libraries and archives have already made many documents available through the Internet. The digital world presents a bigger challenge for museums; producing images of 3D objects is


The Ethics of Memory in a Digital Age

The Ethics of Memory in a Digital Age
  • Author : A. Ghezzi,Â. Pereira,Lucia Vesnic-Alujevic
  • Publisher : Springer
  • Release : 16 November 2014
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This edited volume documents the current reflections on the 'Right to be Forgotten' and the interplay between the value of memory and citizen rights about memory. It provides a comprehensive analysis of problems associated with persistence of memory, the definition of identities (legal and social) and the issues arising for data management.


Collection Development in the Digital Age

Collection Development in the Digital Age
  • Author : Maggie Fieldhouse,Audrey Marshall
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 20 December 2011
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This topical edited collection is cross-sectoral and international in scope, drawing together the perspectives of practitioners and academics at the forefront of modern collection development. They explore how practitioners can take an active role influencing strategy in this new environment, draw on case studies that illustrate the key changes in context, and consider how collection development might evolve in the future. The collection is divided into four sections looking at the key themes: • The conceptual framework including a review of


Participatory Archives

Participatory Archives
  • Author : Edward Benoit III,Alexandra Eveleigh
  • Publisher : Facet Publishing
  • Release : 03 September 2019
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The rise of digitisation and social media over the past decade has fostered the rise of participatory and DIY digital culture. Likewise, the archival community leveraged these new technologies, aiming to engage users and expand access to collections. This book examines the creation and development of participatory archives, its impact on archival theory, and present case studies of its real world application. Participatory Archives is divided into four sections with each focused on a particular aspect of participatory archives: social