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Warcbase and notebook data exploration

One of the areas we started to explore with our digital archive project for www.open.ac.uk/library/digital-archive was web archiving.  The opportunity arose to start to capture course websites from our Moodle Virtual Learning environment from 2006 onwards.   412 more words


How information creation, capture, preservation and discovery are being transformed

Is Digital Different? focuses on the opportunities and challenges afforded by this new environment that is transforming the information landscape in ways that were scarcely imaginable a decade ago. 273 more words


Digital Archive goes public

The digital archive site that we’ve been working away on for a while now is finally public.  It is being given a very low-key soft launch to give time for more testing and checking to make sure that the features work OK for users, but as it has now been tweeted about, is linked from our main library website and findable on Google, then I can finally write a short piece about it. 668 more words


Why College Libraries Are Going Bookless by Nate Hoffelder

We’ve all read the news stories about this college or that college removing books from their libraries. Stanford was one of the first to go bookless… 173 more words


Cloud Digital Libraries

I noticed this morning a blog post on the Wellcome Library plans to build a cloud-based digital library platform, ‘Moving the Wellcome Library to the cloud… 155 more words

Digital Libraries

A comprehensive account of research in digital cultural heritage

Cultural Heritage Information: Access and management, edited by G G Chowdhury and Ian Ruthven, the first book in the iResearch series, provides an overview of various challenges and contemporary research activities in cultural heritage information focusing particularly on the cultural heritage content types, their characteristic and digitization challenges; cultural heritage content organization and access issues; users and usability as well as various policy and sustainability issues associated with digital cultural heritage information systems and services. 301 more words

Information Science

Take-up of tools within the Succeed project: Implementation of the INL Lexicon Service in Delpher.nl

Author: Judith Rog


Delpher is a joint initiative of the Meertens Institute of Research and documentation of Dutch language and culture, the university libraries of Amsterdam (UvA), Groningen, Leiden and Utrecht, and the… 447 more words