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EXECUTIVE SUMMARY Having confidence in the permanence of a digital resource requires a deep understanding of the preservation activities that will need to be performed throughout its lifetime, and an ability to plan and resource for those activities. The LIFE (Lifecycle Information for E-Literature) Project 1 has advanced understanding of the short and(More)
1: The context It is timely for the Information profession to consider the managerial implications of the digitisation process. Within existing academic libraries, which is my own area of interest and expertise, well-developed mechanisms are to be found for selecting print on paper materials. For digitisation to take its place in the Information world as a(More)
Money which is not directly spent on research and education, even though it is largely taxpayers´ money. As Harvard University already denounced in 2012, many large journal publishers have rendered the situation "fiscally unsustainable and academically restrictive", with some journals costing as much as $40,000 per year (and publishers drawing profits of(More)
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