Digital curation : a how-to-do-it manual / Ross Harvey.

This book is the first one-stop resource in digital curation, and guides readers to understand and make the best use of the wide-ranging combinations of strategies, technological approaches, and activities that apply to this rapidly-emerging field. Any information professional who appraises, selects...

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Main Author: Harvey, D. R. 1951-
Format: Book
Language:English
Published: New York : Neal-Schuman Publishers, ©2010.
Series:How-to-do-it manuals for libraries ; no. 170.
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Summary:This book is the first one-stop resource in digital curation, and guides readers to understand and make the best use of the wide-ranging combinations of strategies, technological approaches, and activities that apply to this rapidly-emerging field. Any information professional who appraises, selects, organizes, or maintains digital resources acts as a digital curator. Whether you are a librarian, archivist, or records manager, you will find useful concepts here for professional setting. Harvey offers an in-depth, start-to-finish explanation of the digital curation process, and clarifies each step in the Digital Curation Centre's (DCC) lifecycle model. You will learn best practices for improving data access, quality, and protection, and find time-saving tools such as an extensive directory of online resources, tutorials and further references in the area.
Physical Description:xxii, 225 pages : illustrations ; 29 cm.
Bibliography:Includes bibliographical references and index.
ISBN:9781555706944
1555706940