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  • New relationships in Scholarly Publishing 

    Rusbridge, Chris (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 ...
  • Towards the hybrid library 

    Rusbridge, Chris (1998)
    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 ...
  • Dealing with diversity: hybrid libraries and the Distributed National Electronic Resource 

    Rusbridge, Chris (VALA, 2000-02)
    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 ...
  • Towards the Hybrid Library: Developments in UK Higher Education 

    Rusbridge, Chris (IFLA, 2000-08)
    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 ...
  • DCC Briefing Paper: Freedom of Information 

    McGinley, Margaret (Digital Curation Centre, 2004-11-04)
    The Freedom of Information Act 2000 ("the Act") was passed on 30 November 2000. It gives a general right of public access to all types of "recorded" information held by public authorities, sets out exemptions from that ...
  • DCC Digital Curation Manual: Instalment on Open Source for Digital Curation 

    McHugh, Andrew (HATII, University of Glasgow; University of Edinburgh; UKOLN, University of Bath; Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils., 2005-08-01)
    Instalment on the role of open source software within the digital curation lifecycle. Describes a range of explicit digital curation application areas for open source, some examples of existing uses of open source software, ...
  • DCC Digital Curation Manual: Instalment on Metadata 

    Day, Michael (HATII, University of Glasgow; University of Edinburgh; UKOLN, University of Bath; Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils., 2005-11)
    Instalment on the role of metadata within the digital curation life-cycle. Describes the increasingly important role of metadata for digital curation, some practical applications for metadata, issues of interoperability ...
  • DCC Case Study: Wide Field Astronomy Unit (WFAU) 

    Donnelly, Martin (HATII, University of Glasgow; University of Edinburgh; UKOLN, University of Bath; Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils, 2005-12-01)
    Case study on the Wide Field Astronomy Unit (WFAU), Edinburgh. Outlines data curation issues with which WFAU is involved, with an emphasis on interoperability. Particular regard is given to the transfer and reuse of ...
  • Excuse Me... Some Digital Preservation Fallacies? 

    Rusbridge, Chris (UKOLN, 2006-02)
    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 ...
  • DCC Case Study – JSTOR/Harvard Object Validation Environment (JHOVE) 

    Donnelly, Martin (HATII, University of Glasgow; University of Edinburgh; UKOLN, University of Bath; Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils., 2006-03)
    Accurate file format information is crucial for preserving access to and the rendering of digital information over time. As such, it is vital that when a digital object is deposited in a repository, the object in question ...
  • 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 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: Digital repositories 

    Semple, Najla (Digital Curation Centre, 2006-04-04)
    Digital Repositories offer a convenient infrastructure through which to store, manage, re-use and curate digital materials. They are used by a variety of communities, may carry out many different functions, and can take ...
  • DCC Digital Curation Manual: Instalment on Investment in an Intangible Asset 

    Hunter, Laurie (HATII, University of Glasgow; University of Edinburgh; UKOLN, University of Bath; Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils, 2006-05-10)
    Instalment on the role of digital information as an intangible asset. From an economist’s point of view, this instalment explores some key properties of digital assets and digital preservation and argues the case that ...
  • DCC Digital Curation Manual: Instalment on Archival Metadata 

    van Ballegooie, Marlene; Duff, Wendy (HATII, University of Glasgow; University of Edinburgh; UKOLN, University of Bath; Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils., 2006-05-10)
    Instalment on the role of archival metadata within the digital curation life-cycle. Describes the increasingly important role of archival metadata for digital curation, some practical applications for archival metadata, ...
  • DCC Digital Curation Manual: Instalment on Appraisal and Selection 

    Harvey, Ross (HATII, University of Glasgow; University of Edinburgh; UKOLN, University of Bath; Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils, 2006-06-10)
    Instalment on the role of selection and appraisal within the digital curation life-cycle. Describes the increasingly important role of selection and appraisal for digital curation, some practical applications, the topic’s ...
  • DCC Digital Curation Manual: Instalment on Preservation Metadata 

    Caplan, Priscilla (HATII, University of Glasgow; University of Edinburgh; UKOLN, University of Bath; Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils., 2006-07-14)
    Instalment on the role of preservation metadata within the digital curation life-cycle. The term is usually reserved for metadata that specifically supports the functions of maintaining the fixity, viability, renderability, ...
  • DCC Digital Curation Manual Instalment: Curating E-Mails 

    Pennock, Maureen (Bath; Council for the Central Laboratory of the Research Councils., 2006-07-24)
    This instalment of the Digital Curation Manual reports on th involved in managing and curating e-mail messages for both current and future use. Although there is no 'one-size-fits-all' solution, this instalment outlines ...
  • 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 ...