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What Is the Importance of Digital Curation from an Academic Viewpoint

What is digital curation and why is it important to you? Leading experts in the curation and preservation of digital objects (such as databases, photos, vide...

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Digital Curation - Making the information accessible to different types of developers to continue the sharing of past knowledge with future generations. 

Robin Good's curator insight, May 25, 2013 9:50 AM

Here is a 5-minute video recorded at the DigCurV Final Conference which took place on the 6th and 7th of May 2013 in Florence, Italy, in which several academic and research professionals in the fields of curation and preservation of digital objects (such as databases, photos, videos, websites, etc) share their views on  what exactly is digital curation, and why it matters.

DigCurV is a project funded by the European Commission under the Lifelong Learning Programme to develop a curriculum framework for training in Digital Curation. 

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Gust MEES's curator insight, May 25, 2013 9:58 AM


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Pippa Yeoman's curator insight, June 6, 2013 7:04 PM

Digital curation - the preservation and repurposing of content. Using digital hubs to collect, collate and make a contribution to conversations in your area of academic interest.