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  • 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: 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: Genre classification 

    Abbott, Daisy; Kim, Yunhyong (Digital Curation Centre, 2008-07-06)
    Genre classification is the process of grouping objects together based on defined similarities such as subject, format, style, or purpose. Genre classification as a means of managing information is already established ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Interoperability 

    Abbott, Daisy (Digital Curation Centre, 2009-02-04)
    Interoperability is the transfer and use of information in a uniform and efficient manner across multiple organisations and IT systems. Its purpose is to create a shared understanding of data. Data exchange requires the ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Web 2.0 

    Abbott, Daisy (Digital Curation Centre, 2010)
    The term 'Web 2.0' refers to a way of thinking about networked communications; a collaborative and social way of working underpinned by the key concept of the Web (rather than the desktop) as a platform. Web 2.0 is ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: What is digital curation? 

    Abbott, Daisy (Digital Curation Centre, 2008-04-02)
    There is an ever-increasing amount of data being created in digital formats, through the digitisation of existing analogue information and the creation of new 'born-digital' data from the sciences, arts, and humanities ...