Networking for Digital Preservation

Networking for Digital Preservation

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Libraries all over the world have to deal with fast growing numbers of digital materials that need to be safeguarded. Publications in digital form, online or on CD, digitised images, and born-digital objects need to be preserved and kept accessible. Safeguarding digital heritage is a major issue, especially for national libraries, because of their legal task of preserving the national heritage of a country. This volume describes the state of the art of digital repositories, preservation strategies and current projects in the national libraries of Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the USA.will be done as automatically as possible, although some manual work will still remain. Storage The ... In those cases the link between metadata and the original objects is assured by using persistent identifiers such as NBN or URN. Another ... Metadata schemes All libraries currently use (elements from) more than one metadata scheme. ... the OCLC/RLG Preservation Metadata Working Group 2001 .

Title:Networking for Digital Preservation
Author:Ingeborg Verheul
Publisher:Walter de Gruyter - 2006-01-01


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