Everything can be data…“When it was made simple, counted in bits, Informationwas found to be everywhere”-James Gleick, The Information: A History, A Theory, A Flood (2011)“It is not just about the data, it is about the story”-Arianna Huffington (2012)…and used to tell a story.May 22, 2013ARMA CT17
Five Equations of the Cultural RecordContent = DataAnalog = Non-existentUnconnected= InvisibleReusable = ValuableStorytelling = VisualizationMay 22, 2013ARMA CT18
The Dilemma of Modern ScholarshipHow do we insure that resources thatsupport scholarship and research that existin digital form today will reliably exist andbe discoverable in the future?2013 2????May 22, 2013ARMA CT19
Digital Repositories organize data… Digital representations of analogoriginals Born digital objects with no“original” analog form Still Images Data Sets Documents Moving Images Complex objectsMay 22, 2013ARMA CT20
…to be used in one environment…http://www.bl.uk/collections/treasures/leonardo/May 22, 2013ARMA CT21
… re-used in another…http://www.bl.uk/app/treasures.htmlMay 22, 2013ARMA CT22
Four “–ity”s of the Digital Cultural Record Sustainability The digital object can be maintained and accessedover time Authenticity The digital object is reliably true to the original Interoperability The ability of one standards-based object to beused in any other standards-based system Reusability Objects can be used in ways not related to originalpurposeMay 22, 2013ARMA CT25
CtSDCOtherPartnersAdministration PresentationPublic facingCHSContributionConnecticut Digital ArchiveBackward facing
Greg ColatiSr. DirectorArchives, Special Collections and Digital CurationUniversity of Connecticutgregory.firstname.lastname@example.orgSlides and text available at: http://www.slideshare.net/Gcolati/May 22, 2013ARMA CT27
Credits (In order of appearance) Big Brother: http://www.flickr.com/photos/duncan/5510161001/ Paul Conway, Preservation in the Digital World http://www.clir.org/pubs/reports/conway2 Wax Cylinder: Flickr image from the National Film and Sound Archive Australia Brittle page: http://chla.library.cornell.edu/c/chla/about2.html Washington Post: http://www.washingtonpost.com/wp-dyn/content/graphic/2011/02/11/GR2011021100614.html Digital Universe: http://www.emc.com/leadership/programs/digital-universe.htm Singularity Hub: http://singularityhub.com/2010/07/20/your-entire-life-recorded-lifelogging-goes-mainstream/ Justin TV: http://justin.tv Google glass: http://www.google.com/glass/start/what-it-does/ Iris: http://www.lowes.com/cd_Iris_239939199_ DCC Lifecycle model: http://www.dcc.ac.uk/resources/curation-lifecycle-model Locomotive: Archives and Special Collections, University of Connecticut Leonardo’s notebook: http://www.bl.uk/collections/treasures/leonardo/ British Library tablet app: http://www.bl.uk/app/treasures.html Inventing Europe: http://pro.europeana.eu/web/guest/inventing-europe Google Ngram viewer: http://books.google.com/ngrams/May 22, 2013ARMA CT28
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