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Information on Digital Archiving, Preservation, Delivery and Access

Papers and Presentations

Papers on preservation and access to digital resources

  1. Clifton, G., Langley, S., New forms, new techniques: challenges of preserving digital materials (2007), Australian Institute for the Conservation of Cultural Material National Conference, Brisbane
  2. Lee, B., Clifton, G., Langley, S., PREMIS Requirement Statement Project Report (2006), Australian Partnership for Sustainable Repositories http://www.apsr.edu.au/publications/presta/
  3. Langley, Somaya, Where Are We? (2005), Vital Signs conference, Melbourne: http://search.informit.com.au/documentSummary;dn=031116469214359;res=E-LIBRARY

Archiving and Preservation (including Metadata)

A set of resources related to preservation of digital objects

  1. Australian Partnership for Sustainable Repositories: http://www.apsr.edu.au/
  2. National Library of Australia - Image Digitisation Guidelines: http://www.nla.gov.au/digital/standards.html
  3. SMPTE Metadata Registries and Related Items: http://www.smpte-ra.org/mdd/index.html
  4. Library of Congress - Digital Audio-Visual Preservation Prototyping Projects: http://www.loc.gov/rr/mopic/avprot/avprhome.html
  5. Extension Schemas for the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard: http://www.loc.gov/rr/mopic/avprot/metsmenu2.html
  6. Dance Heritage Coalition - Digital Video Preservation Reformatting Project: http://www.danceheritage.org/preservation/DigitalVideoPreservation1.pdf
  7. US National Library of Medicine - Getting to Disk-based Lossless Digital Video Preservation: http://archive.nlm.nih.gov/VideoArchivists2005/
  8. IASA Guidelines on the Production and Preservation of Digital Audio Objects: http://www.iasa-web.org/tc04/tc04.htm

Delivery and Access

A set of examples and resources related to online access of digital items.

  1. MusicAustralia: http://www.musicaustralia.org/
  2. National Library of Australia - Audio Delivery System (example): http://nla.gov.au/nla.oh-3966-0000
  3. National Library of Australia - Digital Collections: http://www.nla.gov.au/digicoll/
  4. National Library of Australia - Pictures Delivery System (example): http://nla.gov.au/nla.int-nl39457
  5. National Library of Australia - Persistent Identifiers: http://www.nla.gov.au/initiatives/nlapi.html