Friday, June 28, 2013

Where do you file your digital content?

Demystifying Born Digital Reports
Researchers, clinicians and academics have by now all accumulated sometimes vast quanities of born digital information in a variety of formats and perhaps in a range of media. You can no longer put this data on a shelf or shove it into a filing cabinet. So how do you preserve, store and make this data accessible?

OCLC Research is an international information management provider and they are producing a series of reports on the management, archiving and preservation of born digital content.
  • You've Got to Walk Before You Can Run: First Steps for Managing Born-Digital Content Received on Physical Media
  • Swatting the Long Tail of Digital Media: A Call for Collaboration
  • Walk This Way: Detailed Steps for Transferring Born-Digital Content from Media You Can Read In-house

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