As part of the Document Availability Information API (DAIA) I once defined a set of services that libraries can provide, connected to a particular document. The result was: loan: a patron can borrow ...
I was about to suggest to merge the tags digital-media and e-resources but I am not fully sure. Is there a commonly agreed upon difference between both terms? I think the term e-resources is only used ...
Technological obsolescence is commonly seen as a big issue in digital preservation yet some people seem to have different interpretations of what it means, leading to heated discussions about the ...
Is that something vendors introduced after libraryland invented "Next generation Catalogs"?
File fixity is a key concept in digital preservation, referring to the property of a digital file being fixed, or unchanged. File integrity is a much more broadly used term in the business world which ...
What has been found to be the most effective alternate term for “digital preservation” when communicating beyond the library and archives community?
The term "digital preservation" can be a turn-off when there is a need to describe, sell or make the case for implementing this kind of work. Curation, digital stewardship, permanent access... Which ...
In the United States use of the term "digital preservation" seems dominant, while "digital curation" seems to be dominant in the United Kingdom. Do these terms entail fundamentally different ...