Issue 4 - A Newsletter on Digital Culture
August 2003, ISSN 1609-3941

Welcome to the fourth DigiCULT.Info. This issue focuses on the following topics:

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 websites; the US National Plan for preserving digital information; and, a report on preserving e-mail.

We invite you to visit DigiCULT online for a complete list of DigiCULT publications along with the opportunity to comment on drafted reports.

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