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Excuse Me... Some Digital Preservation Fallacies?
A number of common assertions, or perhaps assumptions, about digital preservation have begun to worry me. No one person has said all these things, but increasingly they seem to be in the background of conversations. I ...
Towards the hybrid library
Achievements in research programs are seldom what was envisaged at the start. It is still too early to judge the success or failure of the first phases of the UK Electronic Libraries Program (eLib), as several projects are ...
Towards the Hybrid Library: Developments in UK Higher Education
The real world in which information professionals struggle to provide high quality services is not the simple world of most so-called "digital library" services, but rather is characterised by complexity and diversity in ...
Create, curate, re-use: the expanding life course of digital research data
Scientific communication used to be based on the article or the monograph. Now datasets and databases are becoming as important in some cases. Aside from their value in communication, data are also the raw stuff of the ...
Dealing with diversity: hybrid libraries and the Distributed National Electronic Resource
Over the past 5 years or so the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) working on behalf of UK Higher Education has sponsored a series of initiatives in the field of electronic information. The main aim of the paper ...
New relationships in Scholarly Publishing
(Library Association Publishing with UKOLN, 1995)
In this paper I survey some of the implications of the introduction of several electronic journals as part of the FIGIT Electronic Libraries Programme (abbreviated as eLib). How do these ventures fit into the aims of the ...
Repository Services for Research Data Management
Repository Services for Research Data Management - findings from interviews and workshop to capture Oxford researchers' requirements for services to help them manage their data
Tomorrow, and tomorrow, and tomorrow: poor players on the digital curation stage
(Springer- Verlag, 2008)
In this chapter, I will argue that there are non-obvious choices to be made about the “poor players” who manage data. In particular, the role of the librarian in this is not clear. Reg Carr (Carr 2004)attempted to ...
Towards the development of data libraries in the UK
Data has been described as 'a general term used to denote any or all facts, numbers, letters and symbols which refer to or describe an object, idea, condition, situation or other factor' (S.Dodd 1982). Clearly this is quite ...
Attitudes and Aspirations in a Diverse World: The Project StORe Perspective on Scientific Repositories
(UKOLN/ Digital Curation Centre., 2007)
Project StORe was conceived as an initiative to apply digital library technologies in the creation of new value for published research. Ostensibly a technical project, its primary objective was the design of middleware to ...