Interdisciplinary Digital Preservation Tools and Technologies

Interdisciplinary Digital Preservation Tools and Technologies

Tariq Ashraf (University of Delhi, India) and Naresh Kumar (American Center Library, India)
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Release Date: November, 2016|Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 281|DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1653-8
ISBN13: 9781522516538|ISBN10: 1522516530|EISBN13: 9781522516545
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The way information is shared and retained has evolved throughout the years. This progression into the digital age provides longevity and easy accessibility of information, while new advancements keep rolling society into the future.

Interdisciplinary Digital Preservation Tools and Technologies addresses the processes that encompass digital conversion and preservation of information into electronic formats. This book provides exhaustive coverage on the details of digital preservation, lists the latest happenings in this field, and spreads awareness of this topic in order to keep the expansion of converting digital ongoing. This publication is a critical reference source for academicians, researchers, and students seeking current research on the impact of digital advancements.

Topics Covered

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

  • Collection Content Profiling
  • Digital Preservation Infrastructure
  • Government Records
  • Personal Archiving
  • System Architecture
  • Technical Records
  • Web Archiving

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Author(s)/Editor(s) Biography

Tariq Ashraf obtained MA degree in Political science from Hindu College, University of Delhi and holds PG and Doctoral degrees in Library & Information Science from Department of Library & Information Science, University of Delhi. He is currently heading the South Campus Library of University of Delhi, and has earlier worked as Librarian at Indian Institute of Management, Lucknow, IILM, and Centre for Policy Research, New Delhi. Dr. Ashraf has contributed nearly 30 research papers to various national and international journals and has published with IGI Global & IILR, among others. Among his 8 books, a three volume documentation of India's Parliamentary elections since their inception in 1952 till the last election held in year 2014, has been recognized by researchers, policy makers, and media persons as one of outstanding documentation in the area election studies. He has been member of Editorial Boards of several prestigious publications like Fortune Journal of International Management, ILA Bulletin, RRC Newsletter , MANLIBNET. Review and currently, Journal of Library Management, New Delhi. Dr.Ashraf is founder member of MANLIBNET, a board member of SLA-Asian Chapter since year 2009 and Treasurer of Asian Libraries Association , New Delhi. Dr. Ashraf is a twice winner of international paper contest held by Association for Information Science and Technology (ASIST) in year 2003 & 2009. He is also recipient of Distinguished Member award by B&F Division of SLA in year 2013. Dr. Ashraf has travelled to USA, Japan, UAE, Singapore, Hong Kong, Philippines, Germany, Italy and South Korea on various professional grants.
Naresh Kumar is working as Library Technician at American Library, New Delhi has received M.Phil in Library and Information Science (LIS) from University of Delhi, India and International Master in Digital Library Learning (DILL) from Oslo Univ., Norway; Tallinn Univ. Estonia and Parma Univ. Italy with Erasmus Scholarship; and graduated in Physics from M G University, Kerala, India. He is recipient of prestigious Junior Research Fellowship from University Grants Commission, New Delhi. He did various internships in digital libraries at European Organization for Nuclear Research, Geneva; National Library of Estonia, Tallinn; National Council of Research of Italy, Pisa. His research interests include digital preservation, digital curation, information access, knowledge organization and metadata; also has got published 13 research papers. Mr. Kumar is active also in the international research environment, and has recently been awarded the Best Paper award at the International Conference Bobcatsss 2014 held at Barcelona, Spain. Moreover he qualified for European Young Scientists Working with Data Financial Award at the third plenary meeting of the Research Data Alliance held in Dublin, Ireland. He is lifetime member of renowned Library/Research Organizations like RDA, ILA and SRFLIS.

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