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View Resource A Strategic Policy Framework for Creating and Preserving Digital Collections

Neil Beagrie and Daniel Greenstein of the Arts and Humanities Data Service, a program funded by the Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC), UK, have authored this report. The study presents thirteen recommendations in the areas of long-term digital preservation, standards, the policy framework, and future research. Six case studies highlight some of the real-life considerations concerning...
View Resource Creating and Documenting Electronic Texts: A Guide to Good Practice

The latest in the UK's Arts and Humanities Data Service (AHDS) publication series, Guides to Good Practice (see the {November 3, 1998 Scout Report for Social Sciences--, this guide from the Oxford Text Archive (OTA) takes users through the basic steps involved in creating and documenting an electronic text or similar digital resource....
View Resource Guides to Quality in Visual Resource Imaging

On July 17, the Research Libraries Group (RLG), Digital Libraries Federation (DLF), and the Council on Library and Information Resources announced a new set of five guides to the technical and planning aspects of digital imaging of visual resources. As the official press release notes, "this new Web-based reference is designed to serve the growing community of museums, archives, and research...
View Resource Moving Theory into Practice: Digital Imaging Tutorial

The World Wide Web gives us an unprecedented opportunity to provide people around the globe with access to significant historical and cultural works. However, the Web, by its very nature, requires those works to be in some electronically transmittable form before they can be made available, and most historical documents, by their very nature, are in a form well-removed from the computerized world...
View Resource Education World: Grants and Awards

Education World (reported on in the February 22, 2002 NSDL Scout Report for the Physical Sciences) is a website that is intended to be "a home for educators on the Internet, a place where teachers could gather and share ideas." This section of Education World provides information on grants and awards available for teachers. The site includes a number of resources to help educators performing grant...
View Resource 2009 WebWise Conference on Libraries and Museums in the Digital World

Three hundred museum and library professionals from across the United States gathered together in February 2009 to discuss the development of digital resources and how this development affects librarians and information specialists at cultural institutions. This straightforward website includes webcasts of the sessions and is the next best thing to attending the conference as visitors to their...
View Resource The International Dunhuang Project

The International Dunhuang Project is an enormous online undertaking, with collaboration between more than a dozen institutions committed to making important artifacts and documents about the heritage of the Silk Road available to all. For those visitors unfamiliar with the exact location of the Silk Road, a map can be found in the right hand corner of the "About IDP" link. The vast quantities...