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The term born-digital refers to materials that originate in a digital form. This is in contrast to digital reformatting, through which analog materials become digital. It is most often used in relation to digital libraries and the issues that go along with said organizations, such as digital preservation and intellectual property. However, as technologies have advanced and spread, the concept of being born-digital has also been discussed in relation to personal consumer-based sectors, with the rise of e-books and evolving digital music. Other terms that might be encountered as synonymous include "natively digital," "digital-first," and "digital-exclusive. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Born digital)

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  • Number of articles referring to 'born digital': 30 (1.7% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'born digital' across all Ariadne articles: 41
  • Average number of references to 'born digital' per Ariadne article: 1.37
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'born digital': 1998-12
  • Trending factor of 'born digital': 0 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'born digital':

  1. dave thompson (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. chris hilton (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. lorcan dempsey (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. robert kiley (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. neil beagrie (see articles on this topic by this author)

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C21st Curation Summer 2005 Public Lecture Series

Neil Beagrie and Helen Forde report on the public lecture series 'C21st Curation: working with digital assets in the new Millennium - challenges and opportunities' held at University College London over May and June 2005, and on plans for a second series in 2006.

February 2006, issue46, event report

Digital Curation: Digital Archives, Libraries and e-Science Seminar

Neil Beagrie and Philip Pothen report on the Digital Preservation day in October 2001, held in London.

January 2002, issue30, event report

The Digital Preservation Coalition

Neil Beagrie reports on proposals to establish a Digital Preservation Coalition in the UK.

March 2001, issue27, feature article

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