Roundtable Digital Resources humanities data digital libraries and

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Roundtable : Digital Resources humanities data, digital libraries and e. Scholarship – partnerships and

Roundtable : Digital Resources humanities data, digital libraries and e. Scholarship – partnerships and purposes Ross Coleman Digital and e. Scholarship Services, University Library

tensions and sustainability › Digital resources › Commercial / licenced › Created / public

tensions and sustainability › Digital resources › Commercial / licenced › Created / public › Library is organisational and institutional › Research is not necessarily either 2

Digital resources are data › Data › The quantities, characters, or symbols on which

Digital resources are data › Data › The quantities, characters, or symbols on which operations are performed by computers and other automatic equipment, and which may be stored or transmitted in the form of electrical signals, records on magnetic tape or punched cards, etc. › “e. Scholarship … facilitates innovation and supports experimentation in the production and dissemination of scholarship. Through the use of innovative technology, the program seeks to develop a financially sustainable model and improve all areas of scholarly communication…. ” (California Digital Library 2005) 3

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› "Digital libraries…provide the resources [to] offer intellectual access to… and ensure the persistence

› "Digital libraries…provide the resources [to] offer intellectual access to… and ensure the persistence over time of collections of digital works… for use by a defined community or set of communities. “ Digital Library Federation › “The digital humanities comprise the study of what happens at the intersection of computing tools with cultural artefacts of all kinds [and] how these common tools may be used to make new knowledge from our cultural inheritance and from the contemporary world. ” Kings College

› "Digital libraries…provide the resources [to] offer intellectual access to… and ensure the persistence

› "Digital libraries…provide the resources [to] offer intellectual access to… and ensure the persistence over time of collections of digital works… for use by a defined community or set of communities. “ Digital Library Federation › “The digital humanities comprise the study of what happens at the intersection of computing tools with cultural artefacts of all kinds [and] how these common tools may be used to make new knowledge from our cultural inheritance and from the contemporary world. ” Kings College

› "Digital libraries…provide the resources [to] offer intellectual access to… and ensure the persistence

› "Digital libraries…provide the resources [to] offer intellectual access to… and ensure the persistence over time of collections of digital works… for use by a defined community or set of communities. “ Digital Library Federation › “The digital humanities comprise the study of what happens at the intersection of computing tools with cultural artefacts of all kinds [and] how these common tools may be used to make new knowledge from our cultural inheritance and from the contemporary world. ” Kings College

Digital library › organisational › digitisation/conversion › curation and management › access and delivery

Digital library › organisational › digitisation/conversion › curation and management › access and delivery › standards and rights › primary/source data › re-use › continuity Digital humanities › individualistic › data gathering / research › analysis › tools › work spaces › generating new forms / data › project focussed › scholarly communication › publication

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Why Library › Strategic role - changes in practices of research and teaching, ›

Why Library › Strategic role - changes in practices of research and teaching, › Partnerships on campus – FLLs, e. Research, e. Learning, projects › Challenges in scholarly communication, open access etc “Publish Your Research” › Concerns about digital preservation and access › Expertise in information description (metadata) and management › Roles in research assessment – services and expertise - ERA › Technical collaborations – open source (DSpace, TEI, XTF etc) › National contexts - e. Humanities etc › Digital Editing, Digital Humanities symposium - Friday 10 December, 9: 30 am-5: 00 pm. Woolley Common Room 13

› Funding › External for content development – ARC Discovery, Linkage, Infrastructure › Partnerships

› Funding › External for content development – ARC Discovery, Linkage, Infrastructure › Partnerships (external/internal) › Faculty / industry › Internal business and strategic relationships › SUP, faculties, ARC , UPS, OJS, RO, OGC, ICT, repositories etc › How and who etc › opportunism › Staffing › Operational / project etc 14

› Aust. Lit – SF and classic novels › APRIL (Australian Poetry Library) -http:

› Aust. Lit – SF and classic novels › APRIL (Australian Poetry Library) -http: //stage-poetry. heroku. com › NSW Archaeology on line -http: //greylit-dev. library. usyd. edu. au/ › Harpur / White projects › Dictionary of Sydney › e. Research projects (ie ANDS funded) - Seeding the Commons, Field. Helper › Image projects – Salamanca, Frontiers of Science, Archaeology › ERA /OA projects (‘Publish my Research’ etc) › Completed/managed projects – SETIS collections and upgrades › OJS projects (Sydney Studies in English etc) http: //escholarship. usyd. edu. au/journals/ › SUP Arts publishing projects – including students creative writing 15