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Chris Rusbridge

Chris Rusbridge
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Chris Rusbridge has been involved in innovation on the fringes of research university libraries for more than 15 years, first as Programme Director for the JISC Electronic Libraries Programme (eLib), and more recently as Director of the Digital Curation Centre (DCC) in the UK. Chris has a particular interest in repositories and research data centres and services, and has expertise in digital preservation and data curation.

He has been an IT and IS Director in several universities, both in the UK and Australia. He also has some Board experience in two small companies in the UK, and has served as a Board member for the Research Libraries Group (2000-2006). Though he has now taken early retirement, Chris nonetheless undertakes some consulting. His specialities lie in: research data curation and management, digital preservation, and digital and data repositories.

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Most frequently used terms in this author's articles (ordered by total usage / articles): "elib", "digital preservation", "archives", "jisc", "research", "digital library", "preservation", "repositories", "software", "dcc". See interactive data charts for more details on all tags associated with this author.

Profile last updated: 
July 2012

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Number of Ariadne articles written (or co-written) by this author: 5.

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Book Review: I, Digital – A History Devoid of the Personal?

Chris Rusbridge reviews an edited volume that aims to fill a gap in ‘literature designed specifically to guide archivists’ thinking about personal digital materials’.

issue69 July 2012

archives, bibliographic data, british library, curation, data, dcc, digital library, digital preservation, digital repositories, ebook, elib, facebook, internet explorer, jisc, mis, national library of australia, preservation, privacy, repositories, research, social web, twitter, university of glasgow, university of oxford, university of virginia, web services, wikipedia, wordpress, youtube

Excuse Me... Some Digital Preservation Fallacies?

Chris Rusbridge argues with himself about some of the assumptions behind digital preservation thinking.

issue46 February 2006

andrew w mellon foundation, archives, british library, browser, california digital library, curation, d-lib magazine, data, dcc, digital curation, digital library, digital preservation, digital repositories, elib, file format, gopher, graphics, harvard university, infrastructure, internet archive, interoperability, jisc, metadata, microsoft, microsoft office, national library, national library of the netherlands, oais, open source, preservation, preservation metadata, provenance, repositories, research, software, the national archives, university of edinburgh, wayback machine, web browser

After eLib

Chris Rusbridge, the former Director of the UK Electronic Libraries Programme, with an assessment of its achievements and legacy.

issue26 January 2001

archives, bath profile, british library, cataloguing, copyright, d-lib magazine, data, data set, digimap, digital library, digital preservation, digitisation, dissemination, dner, dublin core, edina, elib, hefce, heron, higher education, interoperability, jisc, jisc collections, jstor, licence, multimedia, nesli, open archives initiative, ordnance survey, preservation, research, resource discovery, rslp, software, standards, university of glasgow, url, z39.50

ILL: Interlibrary Loan Protocol

Lyndon Pugh and Chris Rusbridge on the National Library of Australia's ILL utility.

issue16 July 1998

bibliographic data, bibliographic database, british library, cataloguing, copac, data, elib, higher education, internet explorer, iso, library management systems, national library, national library of australia, open library, search technology, software, z39.50

The Horse That Isn't There: 1997 US Digital Libraries Initiative Meeting

Chris Rusbridge reports from the June 1997 US Digital Libraries initiative (DLi) meeting in Pittsburgh.

issue10 July 1997

digital library, elib
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