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This page provides an overview of 89 articles related to 'digital curation', 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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Digital curation is the selection, preservation, maintenance, collection and archiving of digital assets. Digital curation is the process of establishing and developing long term repositories of digital assets for current and future reference by researchers, scientists, and historians, and scholars generally. (Excerpt from Wikipedia article: Digital curation)

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

  • Number of articles referring to 'digital curation': 89 (5.1% of published articles)
  • Total references to 'digital curation' across all Ariadne articles: 192
  • Average number of references to 'digital curation' per Ariadne article: 2.16
  • Earliest Ariadne article referring to 'digital curation': 2002-01
  • Trending factor of 'digital curation': 4.8 (see FAQs on monitoring of trends)

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Top authors

Ariadne contributors most frequently referring to 'digital curation':

  1. alex ball (see articles on this topic by this author)
  2. fiona reddington (see articles on this topic by this author)
  3. max wilkinson (see articles on this topic by this author)
  4. peter kerr (see articles on this topic by this author)
  5. philip pothen (see articles on this topic by this author)

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Book Review: Cataloging and Organizing Digital Resources

Sarah Higgins learns how to incorporate online resources into a library catalogue using AACR2 and MARC, but wonders why the wider issue of organising and describing a full range of digital resources is not addressed.

October 2005, issue45, review

Blue Ribbon Task Force Symposium on Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access

Marieke Guy reports on a symposium which provided an opportunity for stakeholders to respond to the recent Blue Ribbon Task Force report on Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access.

July 2010, issue64, event report

Adding Value to the National Information Infrastructure: The EDINA Exchange Day, Edinburgh

John MacColl provides us with a report of EDINA's first general information event for the HE and FE communities held at the National E-Science Centre.

July 2004, issue40, event report

Academic Liaison Librarianship: Curatorial Pedagogy or Pedagogical Curation?

Allan Parsons presents a strategic view of the need to develop the academic liaison librarianship role.

October 2010, issue65, feature article

A Tradition of Scholarly Documentation for Digital Objects: The Launch of the Digital Curation Centre

Philip Hunter reports on the launch of the DCC at the National eScience Centre in Edinburgh, November 2004.

January 2005, issue42, event report

A Research Revolution: The Impact of Digital Technologies

Dicky Maidment-Otlet and Judy Redfearn describe a new JISC activity to highlight how digital technologies are changing research.

January 2010, issue62, feature article

A Foundation for Automatic Digital Preservation

Miguel Ferreira, Ana Alice Baptista and Jose Carlos Ramalho propose a Service-Oriented Architecture to help cultural heritage institutions to accomplish automatic digital preservation.

July 2006, issue48, feature article

2nd International DCC Conference 2006: Digital Data Curation in Practice

Alexander Ball and Manjula Patel provide an overview of the second annual conference of the Digital Curation Centre.

January 2007, issue50, event report

23rd International CODATA Conference

Alex Ball reports on a conference on ‘Open Data and Information for a Changing Planet’ held by the International Council for Science’s Committee on Data for Science and Technology (CODATA) at Academia Sinica, Taipei, Taiwan on 28–31 October 2012.

November 2012, issue70, event report

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