Browse Library Trends 54 (1) Summer 2005: Digital Preservation: Finding Balance by Title

  • Smith, Catherine L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    Since its beginnings as the British Broadcasting Corporation (BBC) Networking Club in April 1994, the BBC’s Web site has grown to over two million pages. While bbc.co.uk inarguably offers a valuable source of information, ...

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  • LeFurgy, William (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    Congress authorized the Library of Congress to undertake the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP) to prevent the loss of our digital heritage. This work, as with all digital ...

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  • Steenbakkers, Johan F. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    Research journals are increasingly being published digitally. The advantage of digital publishing is obvious: immediate accessibility anywhere. Gradually a disadvantage is also becoming clear: digital publishing endangers ...

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  • Abrams, Stephen L. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    Detailed knowledge of the internal properties of digital representation formats is necessary to interpret properly the full information content of otherwise opaque digital objects. These properties form an important ...

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  • Smith, MacKenzie (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    The amount of digital content produced at academic research institutions is large, and libraries and archives at these institutions have a responsibility to bring this digital material under curatorial control in order ...

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  • Woodyard-Robinson, Deborah (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    The preservation of digital resources is about finding ways to maintain our digital heritage, whether it exists in the form of e-journals, database records, Web sites, emails, digital images, audio-visual materials, ...

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  • Woodyard-Robinson, Deborah (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    The preservation of digital resources is about finding ways to maintain our digital heritage, whether it exists in the form of e-journals, database records, Web sites, emails, digital images, audio-visual materials, ...

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  • Caplan, Priscilla; Guenther, Rebecca S. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    In 2003 the Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) and Research Libraries Group (RLG) established an international working group to develop a common, implementable core set of metadata elements for digital preservation. ...

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  • Knight, Steve (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    Development of approaches to preservation metadata has been an integral component of international efforts in the field of digital preservation. The focus of the community engaged in this work is currently shifting, and ...

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  • Moore, Reagan W.; Marciano, Richard (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    The Persistent Archive Testbed and National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) research prototype persistent archive are examples of preservation environments. Both projects are using data grids to implement ...

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  • Masanès, Julien (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    The Web is a virtually infinite information space, and archiving its entirety, all its aspects, is a utopia. The volume of information presents a challenge, but it is neither the only nor the most limiting factor given the ...

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  • Phillips, Margaret E. (Graduate School of Library and Information Science. University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign., 2005)
    A primary role of national libraries is to document the published output of their respective countries. Traditionally, this has meant collecting, describing, and preserving for future generations at least one copy of ...

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