Issues, principles and policies for creating high-quality digital resources with low-cost methods

A. Dawson

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    Abstract

    This presentation aims to demonstrate some low-cost methods for creating high-quality digital resources and maintaining them with non-specialist staff, while ensuring that they can support the widest possible range of uses beyond the immediate context of their creation. In this context, 'high-quality' refers to the characteristics of the digital resources, not the content itself. Five particularly desirable characteristics of digital collections are considered: sustainability, longevity, accessibility, interoperability and reusability.
    Original languageEnglish
    Number of pages4
    Publication statusPublished - Sep 2005
    EventDigital Resources for the Humanities 2005 - Lancaster, England
    Duration: 4 Sep 20057 Sep 2005

    Conference

    ConferenceDigital Resources for the Humanities 2005
    CityLancaster, England
    Period4/09/057/09/05

    Keywords

    • information management
    • digitisation
    • GDL

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    Dawson, A. (2005). Issues, principles and policies for creating high-quality digital resources with low-cost methods. Paper presented at Digital Resources for the Humanities 2005, Lancaster, England, .