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Preservation of access? Developing strategies for microfilming and digitisation

Graham Jefcoate
2003 Liber Quarterly: The Journal of European Research Libraries  
Indeed, our own programme in Early Printed Collections at the British Library was called Digitisation for Access.  ...  Needless to say, I shall also be drawing on my personal experience of preservation and digitisation issues not only at Berlin State Library but also at the British Library, latterly as the Head of Early  ... 
doi:10.18352/lq.7722 fatcat:vlwfijjwvrhh7eitgbfogg7nfm

Creating Accessible Digital Imagery

Clare L. Birdsey
2000 D-Lib Magazine  
Many of the earlier projects digitised material for a single use at the time of capture (Musalem, 1995).  ...  British Journal of Educational Technology, 26, no. 2, pp. 84-93, 1995. Cornish, G.P. Copyright: Interpreting the Law for Library, Archive and Information.  ... 
doi:10.1045/april2000-birdsey fatcat:jbppn6ktpzh35mievjfuxupwni

On the importance of recording microforms and digitised versions produced for preservation on the international level, with a focus on standards

Werner Schwartz
2003 Liber Quarterly: The Journal of European Research Libraries  
Instead the preservation of electronic documents quite naturally imposed itself as the new and so far untackled task of libraries. [1] Access In terms of user access and added value the digitised document  ...  On the Importance of Recording Microforms and Digitised Versions Produced for Preservation on the International Level, with a Focus on Standards Although the French and British contributions to EROMM will  ... 
doi:10.18352/lq.7725 fatcat:2d3szeduebdvbdkz77phhegaiu

Publishing in the Shadow of Larger Neighbours: Opportunities and Challenges of Digitisation for Small Publishing Houses in Austria and Scotland

Anna Klamet
2020 Knygotyra  
Additional comparative research is needed to better understand the cultural specificities of small book markets and how to best support publishers in and for those nations.  ...  The research found that small nation publishers are benefiting from the possibilities offered by digitisation to reach a wider readership abroad, but at the same time it is becoming increasingly difficult  ...  as digitisation shapes the industry at large.  ... 
doi:10.15388/knygotyra.2020.75.59 fatcat:x4vpdppifvbgxininif6zqpdwe

Measuring 'the quantum of happiness': ensuring access to the first ( second) Statistical Account

Peter Burnhill, Ann Matheson
2020 Zenodo  
Just over two hundred years later, in 1996, Henry Heaney (former Librarian of the University of Glasgow) secured support to fund a digitisation plan to protect the relatively rare and fragile volumes of  ...  with the foundations of the 'Blue Book' and of the tradition of 'official statistics' adopted widely today.  ...  -based on Edinburgh University Data Library, 1983 --designated & funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee of the UK funding bodies for further & higher education • Mission: to enhance productivity  ... 
doi:10.5281/zenodo.3783260 fatcat:ivbg23k2pbeo7opqpwx5b2aj3m

Card-Image Public Access Catalogues (CIPACs): Issues Concerned with their Planning and Implementation

O. C. Oberhauser
2003 Libri  
CIPACs are online library catalogues based on databases of digitised catalogue cards with more or less sophisticated mechanisms for browsing or searching.  ...  Based upon a questionnaire and relevant literature, the article looks at the following aspects: cost, conversion speed, universal access, saving of space, preservational aspects, software selection, preparing  ...  developed at the British Library of Political & Economic Science), or searching of OCR processed text (e.g. the Swiss BerninaSpider system).  ... 
doi:10.1515/libr.2003.54 fatcat:x2y6x4a5fzeqxowdz3pmczaahy

Colonial Girls' Literature and the Politics of Archives in the Digital Age

Michelle J Smith, Kristine Moruzi
2012 Papers: Explorations into Children's Literature  
Most of the books and magazines that colonial children read, by both British and colonial authors, were produced in London and then shipped to the colonies.  ...  Moreover, historical children's literature can be difficult to make accessible to scholars and students because many of the texts are out of print, which may have contributed to the under-representation  ...  The Osborne Collection of Early Children's Books at the Toronto Public Library has a large collection of British, American, and Canadian texts for children, based on an initial donation of 2,000 rare and  ... 
doi:10.21153/pecl2012vol22no1art1130 fatcat:vekm3oer2fccnou2jbw7zwyaoa

Access to Culture in the Digital Environment: Active Users, Re-use and Cultural Policy Issues
Pristup kulturi u digitalnom prostoru: aktivni korisnici, ponovno korištenje sadržaja i kulturne politike

Aleksandra Uzelac, Nina Obuljen Koržinek, Jaka Primorac
2016 Medijska Istraživanja  
This provides the background for the investigation of the results  ...  This article outlines the challenges brought about for access to culture in the digital era and addresses policy frameworks concerning: a) the role of users and their participation opportunities and b)  ...  The British Library estimates that 40% of its in-copyright collections are orphan.  ... 
doi:10.22572/mi.22.1.4 fatcat:cqa4zcjigbhjzoszpvxu2exbzm

Digitisation of Special Collections: National and Academic Libraries' Examples

Rochna Srivastava
2004 DESIDOC Bulletin of Information Technology  
It also highlights major goals of these digital projects. Selection criteria of special collections for digitisation, by these libraries, have also been discussed in the paper.  ...  The paper describes a few major national and academic libraries of the world that have undertaken projects to exploit the potential of digital technology for displaying unique and fragile materials.  ...  NATIONAL LIBRARIES The British Library (BL) There is a growing number of collaborative digitisation initiatives within the British Library (BL) and the library already has an estimated four terabytes  ... 
doi:10.14429/dbit.24.5.3634 fatcat:wca2ynqp4zds3mneehmilj3pb4

The European Digital Information Landscape: How Can LIBER Contribute?

Paul Ayris
2008 Liber Quarterly: The Journal of European Research Libraries  
This paper looks at a snapshot of the current state of digitisation in the information landscape.  ...  The paper ends by trying to identify how the user will use the digitised resources which are increasingly being made available by libraries.  ...  LIFE Phase 1 looked at a number of case studies -commercially procured electronic journals, voluntarily deposited electronic publications at the British Library, and web archiving, also at the British  ... 
doi:10.18352/lq.7934 fatcat:unh7uqje5rfmdlfklmha2fg35e

Scholarly Digital Library Initiatives: World Versus India

Sadanand Bansode, S.M. Pujar
2008 DESIDOC Journal of Library & Information Technology  
But with the initiative like Million Book Project, initiated by Carnegie Mellon University, the culture of digital library has also made a beginning in India.  ...  The digital library initiatives at international level are many, but in developing counties like India they are still in a nascent stage.  ...  Kalasampada provides access to over couple of lakhs of manuscripts, over a lakhs of slides, thousands of rare books, rare photographs, audio, and video along with highly researched publications of the  ... 
doi:10.14429/djlit.28.6.219 fatcat:sm77mrpmavh2jjbldo3biko6xu

Digitized content in the UK research library and archives sector

Barbara Bültmann, Rachel Hardy, Adrienne Muir, Clara Wictor
2006 Journal of Librarianship and Information Science  
Reasons for digitising A number of reasons were cited by respondents for digitisation, including improving access generally, and particularly to unique and rare material.  ...  The British Academy was undertaking a major study in the arts and humanities and social sciences at the time of this study.  ...  We would also like to thank Mike Mertens of CURL and Paul Acknowledgements Acknowledgements  ... 
doi:10.1177/0961000606063893 fatcat:xfjdty7uafbethzikoexmv7oay

The Status of Digitisation in Europe

Paul Ayris
2010 Liber Quarterly: The Journal of European Research Libraries  
One of these case studies was the Burney Newspaper collection in The British Library.  ...  Ben White, Head of Intellectual Property at the British Library (see Figure 4), categorised the nature of public-private partnerships as: co-publications with academic  ... 
doi:10.18352/lq.7961 fatcat:xcqobvtwobgujibgf34sz67vmy

On providing semantic alignment and unified access to music library metadata

David M. Weigl, David Lewis, Tim Crawford, Ian Knopke, Kevin R. Page
2017 International Journal on Digital Libraries  
Weigl providing aligned access to catalogue metadata and digitised score images from the British Library and other sources, and broadcast data from the BBC Radio 3 Early Music Show.  ...  A variety of digital data sources-including institutional and formal digital libraries, crowd-sourced community resources, and data feeds provided by media organisations such as the BBC-expose information  ...  We thank the musicologist participants in the user evaluation of SALT for generously volunteering their time, and the anonymous reviewers for their thoughtful comments and suggestions on this article.  ... 
doi:10.1007/s00799-017-0223-9 fatcat:6dgmen5g45aobfqx7fawzojyne

Putting 600,000 Books Online: the Large-Scale Digitisation Partnership between the Austrian National Library and Google

Max Kaiser
2012 Liber Quarterly: The Journal of European Research Libraries  
In a public-private partnership with Google, the Austrian National Library is digitising its historical book holdings.  ...  Some 600,000 volumes from the sixteenth to the nineteenth centuries will be digitised and made available free of charge.  ...  Hall, other holdings will be digitised as well: the public domain books of the Department of Maps, the Department of Rare Books and Manuscripts, the Department of Music, and of the library of the Theatre  ... 
doi:10.18352/lq.8020 fatcat:dlpusr73gfdljhaxic3uqtwe5e
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