'Open Heritage Data has clear goals: to 'inspire and kickstart' GLAM professionals' involvement with these concepts and to explore how some users (termed 'heritage amateurs') engage with the data. Combined with the author's autoethnographic approach, this book produces a persuasive argument for making heritage data open, with many examples showing the benefit of the author's extensive experience...Overall, the text succeeds in positively presenting the value of open heritage data and encouraging professionals to learn more.'
Exploring Discovery examines the range of discovery-focused tools and technologies being deployed by libraries and provides a series of case studies illustrating the interfaces and technologies that can be used by libraries today.
This practical handbook provides information professionals with everything they need to know to effectively manage digital content and information. The book addresses digital asset management (DAM) from a practitioner's point of view but also introduces readers to the theoretical background to the subject.
This book provides strategic insights drawn from librarians who are meeting the challenge of digital scholarship, utilizing the latest technologies and creating new knowledge in partnership with researchers, scholars, colleagues and students.
This landmark edited collection offers a wide-ranging overview of how rapid technological changes and the push for providing wide access to digitized cultural heritage holdings are changing the landscape of archives.
This book provides a wide range of international guidance and perspectives on the complexity of issues surrounding the preservation of local cultural heritage, ranging from formal cultural heritage institutions to individual community members in the associated processes of creation, organization, access, use and preservation.
This new book provides an authoritative and inspiring response to today's growing fascination with the idea of the archive and contains cutting-edge research articles on the history and theory of archives and records, written by internationally renowned and emerging scholars.