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LIFE Project Conference 23-06-08

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  • This is a common scenario for many Libraries and means that the long-term management of the surrogates takes on a more important aspect. Both of these surrogates have their own problems in terms of deterioration and risk and lend themselves to further analysis.
  • - Burney to Burney not a fair comparison
  • 2 spreadsheets Legal deposit Newspapers Burney Digital
  • Bit-stream preservation ► Book storage provision Content preservation ► Conservation procedures
  • Cannot be taken as a straight comparison A number of similar stages around Aq, M and Ac Role of Creation cost needs to be looked at carefully Digitisation cost trend heading down Analogue collections now well set-up – smooth running of teams etc

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  • British Library Newspapers Case Study Richard Davies LIFE 2 Project Manager, The British Library LIFE 2 Project Conference 23 June 2008
  • Case Study Aim
    • To develop a method of comparing analogue and digital lifecycles
    • and then test the approach by applying it to analogue and digital lifecycles from British Library collections
  • The Burney Collection
      • 1,100 volumes of the earliest known newspapers
      • 1,000,000 pages
      • Purchased in 1818 for £13,500
      • Digitised from the microfilm
  • What’s compared
      • Analogue
      • Legal Deposit Newspapers
      • Ongoing activity
      • 133,000 issues a year
        • Digital
        • Burney Collection
        • 3 year project
        • 190,969 issues
    Per-entity cost
  • Case Study Process
      • Develop analogue and digital workflows
      • Terminology issues
      • How can we get a meaningful comparison?
      • Future digitisation costs (Creation Stage)
  •  
  • Comparing Analogue and Digital Lifecycles   ? x  Lifecycle Sub-element Lifecycle Element Lifecycle Stage Lifecycle
  • Overview of Costs
  • Overview of Costs £0.00 £2.25 C £4.56 £0.39 £0.34 £0.87 £0.27 £1.50 £1.18 Analogue £5.48 £0.38 £0.10 £0.30 £0.24 £0.91 £1.20 Digital Total Ac CP BP M In Aq LIFE Stage £0.00 £0.00 C £4.56 £0.39 £0.34 £0.87 £0.27 £1.50 £1.18 Analogue £3.13 £0.38 £0.10 £0.30 £0.24 £0.91 £1.20 Digital Total Ac CP BP M In Aq LIFE Stage
  • Overall Conclusions
      • Comparison is complex but workable
      • Retrospective costing adds complications
      • Similar costs across a number of LIFE Stages
      • Analogue lifecycles are well established compared to digital
  • Thank you.
      • LIFE Team
      • Acknowledgements
      • Rory McLeod
      • Paul Ayris
      • Rui Miao
      • Helen Shenton
      • Paul Wheatley
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      • Case Study
      • Acknowledgements
      • Lucy Evans
      • Patrick Fleming
      • Richard Gibby
      • Ed King
      • Stephen Morgan
      • Deborah Novotny
      • Dawn Olney
      • Jane Shaw
      • Bhavna Tailor