Digital Preservation and Metadata: History, Theory, Practice

Digital Preservation and Metadata: History, Theory, Practice

by Susan S. Lazinger, Helen R. Tibbo
     
 

ISBN-10: 1563087774

ISBN-13: 9781563087776

Pub. Date: 11/15/2001

Publisher: ABC-CLIO, Incorporated

Protect your digital resources! This book addresses critical issues of preservation, giving you everything you need to effectively protect your resources-from dealing with obsolescence, to responsibilities, methods of preservation, cost, and metadata formats. It also gives examples of numerous national and international institutions that provide frameworks for

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Protect your digital resources! This book addresses critical issues of preservation, giving you everything you need to effectively protect your resources-from dealing with obsolescence, to responsibilities, methods of preservation, cost, and metadata formats. It also gives examples of numerous national and international institutions that provide frameworks for digital libraries and archives. A long-overdue text for anyone involved in the preservation of digital information, this book is critical in understanding today's methods and practices, intellectual discourse, and preservation guidelines. A must for librarians, archiving professionals, faculty and students of library science, administrators, and corporate leaders!

Product Details

ISBN-13:
9781563087776
Publisher:
ABC-CLIO, Incorporated
Publication date:
11/15/2001
Pages:
359
Product dimensions:
6.10(w) x 9.20(h) x 1.00(d)

Table of Contents

Part I: Issues

Chapter 1: Why Is Digital Preservation an Issue?

Chapter 2: What Electronic Data Should Be Preserved?

Chapter 3: Who Should Be Responsible for Digital Preservations?

Chapter 4: How Can Electronic Publications Be Prepared?

Chapter 5: How Much Will It Cost?

Part II: Models, Formats, and Standards

Chapter 6: Models for Syntactic and Semantic Interoperability: Metalanguages and Metadata Formats

Chapter 7: Standards for Structural Interoperability: Frameworks and Wrapper Technology

Chapter 8: From Theory to Reality: Selected Electronic Data Archives in the United States

Chapter 9: Further Reality: International Digital Cultural Heritage Centers and Sites and Electronic Data Archives

Bibliography

Index

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