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  • Databases and Lawful Users: the chink in the armour 

    Waelde, Charlotte (Sweet & Maxwell, 2006)
    The article examines the Database Directive, reviewed by the European Commission in 2005, in assessing whether it resulted in increased investment in the industry and if not, why. Waelde goes onto discuss what the ...
  • David Bogue, D.D., 1750-1825 : pioneer and missionary educator 

    Terpstra, Chester (The University of Edinburgh, 1959)
    One hundred and thirty-four years have elapsed since the death of David Bogue, and one hundred and thirty-two since the publication of his memoir. No detailed study of his labors has appeared since that time. David Bogue ...
  • David Hume of Godscroft : his life and work 

    Gilfillan, Flora Nan (The University of Edinburgh, 1994)
  • David Hume's theory of value 

    Ardal, Pall S. (The University of Edinburgh, 1961)
    This thesis is neither e page to page commentary nor en assessment of Hume's place in the history of Philosophy. It mainly consists in an attempt at justifying a certain approach to the Interpretation of his theory of ...
  • David Hume: The Making of a Philosophical Historian. A Reconsideration 

    Baumstark, Moritz (The University of Edinburgh, 2008)
    The thesis is concerned with the exploration of the interconnections between philosophy and history in David Hume’s work and seeks to provide a reassessment of his remarkable transition from metaphysical philosopher and ...
  • ‘Day students’ in Higher Education: widening access students and successful transitions to university life 

    Christie, Hazel; Munro, Moira; Wager, Fiona (Institute of Geography; The School of Geosciences; The University of Edinburgh, 2005)
    This article explores the experiences of widening access students at two prestigious Universities in Scotland. It is based on interview data collected from a small sample of young and mature students who had all attended ...
  • The Dayspring from on High ... 

    Henderson, Frances (2010-11)
    Original title - Der Aufgang aus der Höhe ...
  • DBN based joint dialogue act recognition of multiparty meetings 

    Dielmann, Alfred; Renals, Steve (2007)
    Joint Dialogue Act segmentation and classification of the new AMI meeting corpus has been performed through an integrated framework based on a switching dynamic Bayesian network and a set of continuous features and ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Annotation 

    Abbott, Daisy (Digital Curation Centre, 2008-09-02)
    The DCC has assembled a group of briefing papers that together form an introduction to curation. These concise overviews are designed to help grow your basic understanding of key curation issues by providing a high-level ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Appraisal and Selection 

    Harvey, Ross (Digital Curation Centre, 2008-03-04)
    Selection and appraisal are key to ensuring that scientific data and records are usable and re-usable over time. Appraisal (a term originating in archival science) is "the process of evaluating records to determine which ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Curating e-mails 

    Pennock, Maureen (Digital Curation Centre, 2006-04)
    The widespread adoption of e-mail as the preferred means of professional communications has dramatically impacted the way that people work. This can be problematic for many organisations as the traditional record-keeping ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Curating e-Science Data 

    Pennock, Maureen (Digital Curation Centre, 2006-08-24)
    The term 'e-Science' commonly refers to large-scale scientific collaborations carried out over the 'Grid', a technical architecture and infrastructure for co-ordinated and distributed sharing of data, resources and ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Curating Geospatial Data 

    McGarva, Guy (Digital Curation Centre, 2006-04-04)
    Geospatial data relate to the location of geographical features and the relationships between those features. They are vital for a wide range of business and government functions including defence, transportation, education, ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Data accreditation 

    Abbott, Daisy (Digital Curation Centre, 2010)
    The purpose of checking data quality and accreditation processes is to audit data outputs against clear, pre-defined criteria. It allows organisations to demonstrate that they are meeting and maintaining quality standards ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Data protection 

    McGinley, Margaret (Digital Curation Centre, 2006-07-30)
    The Data Protection Act 1998 ("the DPA") is a piece of UK legislation designed to strike a balance between the interests of the individual in maintaining privacy over their personal details and the possibly competing ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Data Protection 

    McGinley, Margaret (Digital Curation Centre, 2006-07-30)
    The Data Protection Act 1998 ("the DPA") is a piece of UK legislation designed to strike a balance between the interests of the individual in maintaining privacy over their personal details and the possibly competing ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Database archiving 

    Müller, Heiko (Digital Curation Centre, 2009-02-02)
    In a computational context, data archiving refers to the storage of electronic documents, data sets, multimedia files, and so on, for a defined period of time. Database archiving is usually seen as a subset of data archiving. ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Digital Preservation 

    Pennock, Maureen (Digital Curation Centre, 2006-11-20)
    Print materials can survive for centuries and even millennia without direct intervention. In contrast, digital materials may need active management and preservation in order to survive even a decade.