14.0455 call for comments: Digital Preservation Workbook

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                   Humanist Discussion Group, Vol. 14, No. 455.
           Centre for Computing in the Humanities, King's College London
             Date: Wed, 01 Nov 2000 08:29:30 +0000
             From: NINCH-ANNOUNCE <david@ninch.org>
             Subject: Digital Preservation Workbook (UK) Comments Requested on 
    pre-pub draft
    News on Networking Cultural Heritage Resources
    from across the Community
    October 31, 2000
                  Preservation Management of Digital Materials Workbook
                       Comments Requested on Pre-publication Draft
     >From: Nbeagrie@aol.com
     >Date: Tue, 31 Oct 2000 17:44:30 EST
     >Digital Preservation
     >A pre-publication draft of the Preservation Management of Digital Materials
     >Workbook is now available as a pdf file on the web at:
     >The workbook has been produced by Neil Beagrie (Joint Information Systems
     >Committee) and Maggie Jones (Arts and Humanities Data Service) with research
     >funding from Re:source the Council for Museums Archives and Libraries. The
     >workbook provides  a comprehensive overview of digital preservation issues
     >and practice and will be of interest to digitization projects and curators
     >in museums, libraries, archives, and the cultural heritage, research and
     >publishing sectors.
     >The broad issues associated with digital preservation are global in nature
     >and examples of good practice, research activity and sources of advice and
     >guidance in the workbook have been drawn from around the world. Although
     >there is a UK focus in terms of the background to the study and some
     >examples, e.g. legislation, are UK specific, it is anticipated that the
     >workbook will be of interest to an international audience.
     >Comments on the pre-publication draft are welcomed and should be received by
     >8th December 2000. Full details from the above URL.
     >Assistant Director (Preservation)
     >JISC DNER Office                Tel/Fax/Voicemail :+44 (0)709 2048179
     >King's College London           email:  preservation@jisc.ac.uk
     >Strand                              url:        www.jisc.ac.uk
     >London WC2R 2LS
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