Digital Curation: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Digital Curation: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice

Release Date: August, 2018|Copyright: © 2019 |Pages: 489
ISBN13: 9781522569213|ISBN10: 1522569219|EISBN13: 9781522569220|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-6921-3


The effective use of technology offers numerous benefits in protecting cultural heritage. With the proper implementation of these tools, the management and conservation of artifacts and knowledge are better attained.

Digital Curation: Breakthroughs in Research and Practice is a critical source of academic knowledge on the preservation, selection, collection, maintenance, and archiving of digital materials. Highlighting a range of pertinent topics such as electronic resource management, digital preservation, and virtual restoration, this publication is an ideal reference source for digital curators, technology developers, IT professionals, academicians, researchers, and graduate-level students interested in the curation and preservation of digital resources.

Topics Covered

The many academic areas covered in this publication include, but are not limited to:

  • Digital Archives
  • Digital Conversion
  • Digital Media
  • Digital Preservation
  • Electronic Resource Management
  • Information Retrieval
  • Multimedia Tools
  • Records and Archives Management
  • Virtual Restoration

Table of Contents and List of Contributors

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Information Resources Management Association (IRMA) is a research-based professional organization dedicated to advancing the concepts and practices of information resources management in modern organizations. IRMA's primary purpose is to promote the understanding, development and practice of managing information resources as key enterprise assets among IRM/IT professionals. IRMA brings together researchers, practitioners, academicians, and policy makers in information technology management from over 50 countries.