Issue 4 - A Newsletter on Digital Culture
August 2003, ISSN 1609-3941
Welcome to the fourth DigiCULT.Info. This issue focuses on the following
The rescue of the BBC Domesday project, which provides an important look
into the dangers of technological obsolescence, and consequent struggle
to unlock the data. The results of the ORION survey, which point to a
stronger than expected take-up of 3D in archaeology museums.
YLE, Finland's national public service broadcasting company, has adopted
a full digital radio archive solution, in this article they share their
experience in designing and creating this digital sound archive. Lisa
Spiro introduces the Learning Science and Technology Repository
(LESTER), a gateway to events, discussion and information in the
development of learning technologies.
The article "Digital Object Identifier System" examines how DOIs can
help to manage intellectual property in the digital environment.
Finally, the "News in the Spotlight" section includes amongst others:
business models of news website; the US National Plan for preserving
digital information; and, a report on preserving e-mail.
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publications along with the opportunity to comment on drafted reports.
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