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Kamal al-Labwani was imprisoned by the Syrian Government after calling for peaceful change in his country. Amnesty International and other groups are calling for his release, but what can ordinary people do to bring about change in such situations?
Hockx-Yu , . (2006). Digital preservation in the context of institutional repositories. Program: electronic library and information systems, 40(3), 232-243. DOI: 10.1108/00330330610681312This article looks at the digital preservation dimension to developing institutional repositories. Helen Hockx-Yu was a programme manager working in this area for the JISC (Joint Information Systems Committee) so she is able to also outline the JISC view on Institutional Repositories and some of their initiative........ Read more »
Helen Hockx-Yu . (2006) Digital preservation in the context of institutional repositories. Program: electronic library and information systems, 40(3), 232-243. DOI: 10.1108/00330330610681312
There was a time, back in the 'Middle Ages', where monks would cross the continent of Europe to study and copy precious manuscripts. Umberto Eco captures this world in his novel 'The Name of the Rose'. In making an accurate copy and taking it back home with them, the monks were both distributing and preserving the work. Having a copy of a work in one's archive made your institution more prestigious, and helped to preserve the work from a variety of medieval threats. But ........ Read more »
M SEADLE. (2006) A Social Model for Archiving Digital Serials: LOCKSS. Serials Review, 32(2), 73-77. DOI: 10.1016/j.serrev.2006.03.007
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