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Lancashire Council libraries widen access through online memberships providing 24/7 access to The Times Digital Archive » Education » 24dash.com

Lancashire Council libraries widen access through online memberships providing 24/7 access to The Times Digital Archive » Education » 24dash.com | Digitization&Metadata | Scoop.it
The group of librariesLancashire County Council serves a population of 1.1 million people throughout its 74 public libraries.
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Keeping Up With the Joneses: The New Recommended Formats Statement | The Signal: Digital Preservation

Keeping Up With the Joneses: The New Recommended Formats Statement | The Signal: Digital Preservation | Digitization&Metadata | Scoop.it
Keeping Up With the Joneses: The New Recommended Formats Statement. A blog post at "The Signal: Digital Preservation" on 2015-07-15.
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Digitization of Photographs from President John F. Kennedy’s Funeral » archiveblog.jfklibrary.org

Digitization of Photographs from President John F. Kennedy’s Funeral » archiveblog.jfklibrary.org | Digitization&Metadata | Scoop.it
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Apresentação - Arquivo em Cartaz

Apresentação - Arquivo em Cartaz | Digitization&Metadata | Scoop.it
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Arquivo em Cartaz tem como objetivo refletir sobre preservação e difusão de acervos cinematográficos no Brasil, divulgar e incentivar a realização de filmes produzidos com imagens de arquivo, exibir filmes restaurados e raros, além de oferecer oficinas dedicadas à preservação e tratamento de arquivos cinematográficos.


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OLAC Movie & Video Credit Annotation Experiment

Make it easier to find movies in libraries. Help us connect people's names with their roles or functions. Annotate credits from library data so we can train a computer to do this on a large scale. Pick a category and get started…
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Conservation Documentation Metadata at MoMA – An NDSR Project Update | The Signal: Digital Preservation

Conservation Documentation Metadata at MoMA – An NDSR Project Update | The Signal: Digital Preservation | Digitization&Metadata | Scoop.it
Conservation Documentation Metadata at MoMA – An NDSR Project Update. A blog post at "The Signal: Digital Preservation" on 2015-02-06.
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The Semantic Web: Moving Forward in 2015 - DATAVERSITY

The Semantic Web: Moving Forward in 2015 - DATAVERSITY | Digitization&Metadata | Scoop.it
by Jennifer Zaino We’re all waiting to see what’s next for the Web of Data – that is, the Semantic Web – after a year that had numerous highlights including: the official publication of HTML5, which boasts the ability to describe the structure of a web document with standard semantics; a flurry of activity for schema.org, including a new actions vocabulary, new types such as roles, and several community- and partner-led improvements in areas from bibliographies to sports to events; and, the cont
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RTF.1 - Berlin: Weitere Million für Digitalisierung des nationalen Filmerbes - Verschwinden der Klassiker entgegenwirken

RTF.1 - Berlin: Weitere Million für Digitalisierung des nationalen Filmerbes - Verschwinden der Klassiker entgegenwirken | Digitization&Metadata | Scoop.it
RTF.1 Regionalfernsehen
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British Library Fights To Preserve Historic Recordings Archive

British Library Fights To Preserve Historic Recordings Archive | Digitization&Metadata | Scoop.it
As part of its vast collection of literary and historic treasures (the Magna Carta, Leonardo da Vinci's notebook), the British Library owns some six million sound recordings, including significant theater productions, famous voices (like J.R.R. Tolkien's), and field recordings of extinct animals. Some of them date back to the earliest and most fragile days of recording technology.
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Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative (SUSHI) - National Information Standards Organization

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NISO Publishes Revised SUSHI Standard and Supporting Documentation
New filters and report attributes add to the SUSHI protocol’s flexibility in retrieving e-resource usage data


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The National Information Standards Organization (NISO) has published a revision to the Standardized Usage Statistics Harvesting Initiative (SUSHI) Protocol (ANSI/NISO Z39.93-2014). The SUSHI standard defines an automated request and response model for the harvesting of electronic resource usage data utilizing a Web services framework that can replace the user-mediated collection of usage data reports. It was designed as a generalized protocol extensible to a variety of usage reports. An extension designed specifically to work with COUNTER reports is provided. This new version of the SUSHI standard extends the filter support to allow multiple filters and/or report attributes to be included in the SUSHI Request. Use of these filters and attributes is optional, making the new version backwards compatible with the previous one. Additional documentation supporting SUSHI implementation has been updated including SUSHI schemas, COUNTER schemas, sample reports, selected SUSHI Harvesters tools, and the Server Registry.

 

“The SUSHI standard was created with the notion of filters; however, the only filter originally provided for was that of the date range for the report,” explains Oliver Pesch, Chief Product Strategist, EBSCO Information Services, and Co-chair of the SUSHI Standing Committee. “With use, a number of cases have surfaced where additional filters and other report attributes would be beneficial. The revised standard allows, for example, filtering by a particular platform for harvesting when a given SUSHI server provides usage for multiple platforms, or specifying that a report exclude items with zero usage to keep the report size smaller.”

 

“Both the core SUSHI schema and the COUNTER-SUSHI schema have been updated to version 1.7 of SUSHI to match the revised standard,” states Marie Kennedy, Serials & Electronic Resources Librarian, Loyola Marymount University, and Co-chair of the SUSHI Standing Committee. “The SUSHI Standing Committee is also responsible for updating COUNTER-related schemas; the COUNTER-SUSHI schema, the COUNTER schema, and the COUNTER data element values have been updated to support COUNTER Release 4.1. Additionally, the SUSHI website has new sample reports in COUNTER Release 4 formats, updates to some of the SUSHI Harvester tools to allow the user to select “4” as the COUNTER Release, and Server Registry updates to display known COUNTER 4 support.”

 

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European Broadcasting Union research identified range of factors central to the successful deployment of radio digitization across Europe | EuropaWire.eu

European Broadcasting Union research identified range of factors central to the successful deployment of radio digitization across Europe | EuropaWire.eu | Digitization&Metadata | Scoop.it
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Collection Development Blog » Updated! Progress status of the digitization of United Nations documents (ODS)

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The UN Dag Hammarskjöld Library is collaborating with the Library of the United Nations Office at Geneva in digitizing pre-1993 UN documents. Documents in the six official languages are scanned, processed for full text retrieval, and uploaded to the ODS (UN Official Documents System).  The updated checklist in PDF format of pre-1993 UN parliamentary documents that have been digitized and uploaded can be downloaded from the webpage of United Nations Depository Libraries with last update on December 2014.

 
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NARAtions » Digitization Strategy Published

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Based on feedback from the public and National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) staff in June and October/Novemberof 2014, we are publishing our Strategy for Digitizing Archival Materials for Public Access, 2015-2024. We received a total of 20 comments and incorporated them into our final strategy.

 
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Digital Preservation Matters: Library of Congress Recommended Formats Statement 2015 - 2016

Digital Preservation Matters: Library of Congress Recommended Formats Statement 2015 - 2016 | Digitization&Metadata | Scoop.it
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Vatican Library Puts 4,000 Ancient Manuscripts Available Online For Free » The Event Chronicle

Vatican Library Puts 4,000 Ancient Manuscripts Available Online For Free » The Event Chronicle | Digitization&Metadata | Scoop.it
The Vatican Apostolic Library is now digitising its valuable ancient religious manuscripts and putting them online via its website.
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Qatar Foundation to digitise Arab culture documents

Qatar Foundation to digitise Arab culture documents | Digitization&Metadata | Scoop.it
Qatar Foundation and the British Library have joined hands for a project that will the see digitisation of over one million pages of historical documents about the Islamic world, Arab culture and the Gulf region.
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ProQuest Digitizes the Early 20th Century's Most Influential British Magazines

ProQuest Digitizes the Early 20th Century's Most Influential British Magazines | Digitization&Metadata | Scoop.it
ANN ARBOR, Mich., Jan. 20, 2015 /PRNewswire/ -- ProQuest is improving outcomes for researchers of British...
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Sounds of history could be lost forever, British Library warns - Telegraph

Sounds of history could be lost forever, British Library warns - Telegraph | Digitization&Metadata | Scoop.it
British Library warns its collection of unique and important sound recordings, including extinct birds, First World War testimony's and the UK's most famous voices, could be lost forever within 15 years
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Photo Digitization

Photo Digitization | Digitization&Metadata | Scoop.it
Digitizing Historic Dover Photos Supports Learning Outcomes 1c, 5a, 5b, 5f One of my hardest jobs at DPL was taking an X-ACTO knife to some ofthe  oldest publications.  Pictured below are two bookl...
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Smithsonian Digitizes 40,000 Artworks from Asia

Smithsonian Digitizes 40,000 Artworks from Asia | Digitization&Metadata | Scoop.it
Beginning today, art lovers around the world can peruse the entire collections of two Smithsonian Asian art museums from the comfort of their homes.
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Expanded database makes largest wallpaper collection in New England available worldwide

Expanded database makes largest wallpaper collection in New England available worldwide | Digitization&Metadata | Scoop.it
Thanks in part to a grant from the Institute of Museum and Library Services, Historic New England announces the completion of a digitization project that makes its extensive wallpaper collection more accessible.
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