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Data on the growth of the “digital universe” are presented and a global vision of how different organizations –companies, governments, archives, libraries and museums– approach and manage digital content. Key issues to be considered for proper management of digital repositories [...]

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Patrimoni Digital de Catalunya (Padicat) is the web archive created in 2005 by the  Biblioteca de Catalunya (BC), with the aim of collecting, processing and providing permanent access to the digital heritage on internet for the people of Catalonia  (Spain). Its collection policy [...]

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Management of digital objects -pictures or other kinds of digital files- is a major challenge for organizations. It is a strategic process that involves several tasks within the institution, from the digitization of a physical document to the right document management process, through [...]

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This work presents the results of a study of web sites of 230 OA digital repositories in 16 European countries. The analysis addresses the extent to which these repositories fulfil display characteristics of quality sites, over and above the quality of their content. The objective [...]

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Libraries, archives and museums are increasingly committed to making their resources available through online digital repositories. However, progress in this area has been stalled for years, both in the functional design arena and in the relevant technology. Now, a group of universities [...]