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Digital Repositories Presentation

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Victoria Bayer

on 21 May 2018

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Digital Repositories (DRs) were stimulated by the Open Archives Iniative (OAI) in 1999
Key Indicators of Development
1. Availability of Software
2. Interoperability
1980s - the success of these endeavours resulted in OPAC replacing the traditional card catalogue in many academic, public and special libraries.
Joondalup's History Project
The Local History Library collects items of cultural and historical significance.

Local & Family History Resources:
Picture Joondalup (online photograph collection)
Oral History (Audio CD Stories)
Maps (collection of maps of Northern Suburbs)

Inspiring Ireland
- Inspiring Ireland is a growing project to make Ireland's digital cultural heritage available to everyone, and to provide rich themes and narratives to contextualise that heritage.

- Digital Repository of Ireland first launched in 2014

- This project is ongoing with its growing collection


Copyright Issues
References [APA]

McGee, C. a. (2017). Inspiring Ireland: Building Digital History, Making Shared Memory. Retrieved May 15, 2018, from Project Muse: https://muse.jhu.edu/article/667926

Queensborough Community College. (2018). Academic Works: Your Institutional Repository: Benefits of Digital Repositories. Retrieved May 2018, 20, from Queensborough Community College: http://qcc.libguides.com/c.php?g=301716&p=2019401

Seth, R. (2017). Chapter 3: Digital Repositories and Metadata. Retrieved May 1, 2018, from Shodhganga: a reservoir of Indian theses: shodhganga.inflibnet.ac.in/jspui/bitstream/10603/172397/15/10_chapter%203.pdf

Convert various formats
No physical boundary
Constant availability
Multiple access
Information retrieval
Preservation & conservation
Added Value
Historypin is a digital, user-generated archive of historical photos, videos, audio recordings and personal recollections.

Users are able to use the location and date of their content to "pin" it to Google Maps.
Local Case Study: City of Joondalup (Library)
International Case Study: Inspiring Ireland (Cultural Institutions)
Licence for material subject to copyright
Automatic Legal Protection applies to creators
Research/Study Purposes are the usual exceptions
Digital Repositories is a trusted and valuable emerging technology - beneficial to any public library

• Furthermore, this emerging technology supports libraries main goal to provide access to information in all formats to clientele
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