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This page provides an overview of 260 articles related to 'digitisation', listing most recently updated content first. Note that filters may be applied to display a sub-set of articles in this category (see FAQs on filtering for usage tips). Select this link to remove all filters.

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Digitising or digitisation is the representation of an object, image, sound, document or a signal (usually an analog signal) by a discrete set of its points or samples. The result is called digital representation or, more specifically, a digital image, for the object, and digital form, for the signal. Strictly speaking, digitizing means simply capturing an analog signal in digital form. For a document the term means to trace the document image or capture the "corners" where the lines end or change direction. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Digitisation)

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Metadata related to 'digitisation' (as derived from all content tagged with this term):

  • Number of articles referring to 'digitisation': 260 (14.9% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'digitisation' across all Ariadne articles: 842
  • Average number of references to 'digitisation' per Ariadne article: 3.24
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'digitisation': 1996-01
  • Trending factor of 'digitisation': 210 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'digitisation':

  1. michael day (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. marieke guy (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. jeanna nikolov-ramirez gaviria (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. yola park (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. lieke ploeger (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Metadata: Preservation 2000

Michael Day reports on the Digital Preservation conference held in York in December 2000.

January 2001, issue26, event report

Web Watch: WebWatching eLib Project Web Sites

Brian Kelly is WebWatching the eLib Project Sites.

January 2001, issue26, tooled up

Review of Digital Imaging: A Practical Handbook

Philip Hunter and Marieke Napier review Stuart Lee's 'Digital Imaging' handbook.

January 2001, issue26, review

A Policy Context: eLib and the Emergence of the Subject Gateways

Derek Law and Lorcan Dempsey outline some of the features of the policy environment which led to the setting up of the influential 'subject gateways' as part of the UK Electronic Libraries Programme (eLib).

September 2000, issue25, feature article

Knowledge Management in the Perseus Digital Library

Jeffrey Rydberg-Cox on the Perseus Project's new knowledge management and digital delivery tools.

September 2000, issue25, feature article

Bringing Coherence to Networked Information for the New Century

Gillian Austen reports on the JISC-CNI conference at Stratford, UK, 14-16 June 2000.

June 2000, issue24, event report

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

June 2000, issue24, news and events

Digitizing Intellectual Property: The Oxford Scoping Study

Stuart Lee discusses the Mellon Digitization Scoping Study for Oxford University.

December 1999, issue22, feature article

Scientific, Industrial, and Cultural Heritage: A Shared Approach

Lorcan Dempsey presents a research framework for libraries, archives and museums prepared for the European Commission.

December 1999, issue22, feature article

Editorial Introduction to Issue 21: Ariadne's Thread

Introduction to Ariadne issue 21 by Philip Hunter.

September 1999, issue21, editorial

Digitizing Wilfrid

Philip Hunter talks to Stuart Lee about the prizewinning 'Wilfrid Owen Multimedia Digital Archive' and the JTAP 'Virtual Seminars on WW1'.

September 1999, issue21, feature article

The Scholarly Journal in Transition and the PubMed Central Proposal

Michael Day discusses the scholarly journal in transition and the PubMed Central proposal.

September 1999, issue21, feature article

ALISS: Academic Librarians in the Social Sciences

Christine Dugdale reports on a conference held in the University of Wales, Bangor.

September 1999, issue21, event report

Editorial Introduction to Ariadne Issue 20

Philip Hunter introduces Ariadne issue 20.

June 1999, issue20, editorial

Metadata: Workshop in Luxembourg

Michael Day and Andy Stone report on the Third Metadata Workshop in Luxembourg.

June 1999, issue20, regular column

Newsline: News You Can Use

Ariadne presents a brief summary of news and events.

June 1999, issue20, news and events

BOBCATSSS 99

Christine Dugdale reports on the BOBCATSSS 99 conference.

March 1999, issue19, event report

Hybrid Libraries

Stephen Pinfield describes the role of Hybrid Libraries and Clumps

December 1998, issue18, feature article

Looking Back in Anger: A Retrospective

Don Revill, former Head of Information Services at Liverpool John Moores University, offers a retrospective.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

JSTOR

Daniel Holden reports on his trip to the United States to visit colleagues at JSTOR, a not-for-profit organisation creating a digital archive collection of scholarly journals

December 1998, issue18, feature article

The Technical Advisory Service for Images (TASI)

Karla Youngs describes what TASI is and the work that it is doing in building a common ‘Framework’ for digital imaging projects.

December 1998, issue18, feature article

CEDARS

Kelly Russell explores the main deliverables of the CEDARS project: recommendations and guidelines, plus practical, robust and scaleable models for establishing distributed digital archives.

December 1998, issue18, project update

Metadata Corner

Michael Day reports from Tomar, Portugal, on the DELOS6 Workshop.

July 1998, issue16, regular column

Electronic Access: Archives in the New Millennium

Michael Day reports from Kew on the Public Record Office view of the Brave New World of online archives.

July 1998, issue16, event report

Project Patron

Elizabeth Lyon and Jon Maslin describe this JISC eLib Programme project (Performing Arts Teaching Resources Online).

May 1998, issue15, feature article

Project Builder

Stephen Pinfield outlines the aims of Project Builder, a phase-3 eLib project.

May 1998, issue15, project update

View from the Hill: Mel Collier

Lyndon Pugh talks to Mel Collier, previously Director of the International Institute for Electronic Library Research at De Montfort University and now Director of Strategic and Operational Planning at Dawson Holdings plc.

March 1998, issue14, regular column

BOBCATSSS

Christine Dugdale reports on the 6th BOBCATSSS International Symposium, Budapest.

March 1998, issue14, event report

Public Libraries Corner: Soul and Song

Lorcan Dempsey writes about the recent report: New Library: the People's Network.

November 1997, issue12, regular column

Edbank

Hilary Nunn describes this project to create, maintain and run a database of digitised teaching materials to support remote (off campus) students in teacher training, based at the Open University Library.

September 1997, issue11, project update

Parallel Publishing for Transactions (PPT)

Hugo Brailsford introduces a parallel publication in Geography.

September 1997, issue11, project update

BULISC '97

John Eyre reports on the Bournemouth University Library & Information Services Conference, New Tricks 2.

September 1997, issue11, event report

Libtech '97

Christine Dugdale & Jackie Chelin of the ResIDe project, University of the West of England, report on the seminar which took place at Libtech at the University of Hertfordshire.

September 1997, issue11, event report

Copyright Management Technologies: The Key to Unlocking Digital Works?

Anne Ramsden brings us up to date with current developments in copyright management technology

July 1997, issue10, feature article

ERCOMS

The ERCOMS team explain the intricacies of their Electronic Reserve Copyright Management System project.

July 1997, issue10, project update

View from the Hill: Chris Zielinski

John MacColl meets Chris Zielinski, a champion of authors' rights.

July 1997, issue10, regular column

MIDRIB: Beyond Clip Art for Medicine

Betsy Anagnostelis and Sue Welsh describe the recent launch of the MIDRIB (Medical Images Digitised Reference Information Bank) project, and describe the medical image resource the project will create.

May 1997, issue9, feature article

ACORN

Elizabeth Gadd and Paula Kingston report on progress with Project ACORN.

May 1997, issue9, project update

SETIS: Electronic Texts at the University of Sydney Library

Creagh Cole describes a project dedicated to providing in-house access to a large number of electronic texts on CD-ROM.

March 1997, issue8, project update

Preserving Oral History Recordings

Colin Webb and Kevin Bradley look at some of the practical realities, and implications, of introducing digital technology into the sound preservation functions of the National Library of Australia.

March 1997, issue8, project update

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