A Model for Digital Preservation

     Digital preservation is a complex process that can be carried out in a variety of ways. While each institution should develop its own policies and procedures for exactly how to carry out digital preservation projects, Heather Moulaison Sandy and Edward M. Corrado (2018) have proposed using a three part model. The three prongs … Continue reading A Model for Digital Preservation

Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave: Linked Data & Digital Libraries

By Melissa Anthony      As explained in the YouTube video we watched in Week 6, linked data allows for any concept, thing, or entity to have a unique identity on the Web (expressed through a Uniform Resource Identifier or URI). This URI communicates information about the concept, thing, or entity, including its relationships to … Continue reading Oh, What a Tangled Web We Weave: Linked Data & Digital Libraries

What makes a search “diligent”?

According to the Wilkin (2011), it seems as though a major percentage of materials could be considered “orphaned,” in other words still under copyright but with an unidentifiable or unlocated copyright holder. This could certainly open up the amount of works that could be included in digital libraries. I am concerned, however, with exactly how … Continue reading What makes a search “diligent”?