Preservation• Traditional methods – From ancient times several indigenous methods have been used for preservation• Modern methods – Conventional Preservation • Microfilming • Photocopying – sometimes damaged the originals – have always been costly – offer only a few decades of preservation. – Digital Preservation • Using scanner – Can still damage the originals – Cost is reasonable nowadays – Offer more period of preservation • Using digital camera/ 3D Scanner – Least damage to originals – Best method available so far
Why need to digitize? To solve archiving and preservation issues To make existing content into full text searchable so that delivering value to your users with greater manageability To make internal and external visibility of Rare Contents, Locally published journals, articles, papers, theses, textbooks, publications, photos, posters, etc via web portal To manage collection as e-content To simplify maintenance of information from research activity To have centralize archiving as e-storage To create, maintain and support e-resources as Knowledge Bank environment (or) Institutional Repository To increase library’s Return Of Investment For Turning Existing Content into Assets
Checklist and Consideration for SI IR ProjectThis checklist highlights the issues that are important before,during and after the implementation of Siriraj Medical Libraryinstitutional repository (IR).4 Phases that Siriraj Medical Library is considered for IR project. - Orientation Phase - Planning Phase - Implementation Phase - Operational Phase
Orientation Phase• Understand the ‘what’ and ‘why’ of IR• Be able to articulate the features, functionality and benefits of IR. Study model IRs – their content, features and services.
Institutional Repository Software and System• Aigaion• CDS Invenio• DSpace• Digital Assets Repository• Digital Commons• EPrints• Fedora• Greenstone• Museolog• iG Publishing• Omeka• RefDB• Refbase• VITAL
Features and functionalities that required in an ePublishing system and its platformSearchable across all IR collection - Title, author, chapters, full text should be searchable, highlighted - Can search in Thai, English, CJKSecurity -Should be able to prevent easy printing/copying of chapters/whole book - Should be able to print/copy text one page at a timeAuthentication - IP address control - Login by ID/Password controlFormats - Hard copy Print – need to digitize and OCR - Electronic files – PDF (full text), MS Word documents
If Print Publishing Work Flow IR Online (.jpg) Organization/ 300 dpi Scan Institution/ Publisher Institution Clean Repository Servers Books Copy data from DVD to Journals Server’s Hard Disk Theses OCR Proceedings Via DVD/ HDD if normal text if formula, photos, book tables ++ Organization/Institution Machine Human OCR OCR Send PublishedIf e-files: PDF,DOC e- Data Universal PDF QC Catalog Publishing Metadata & indexing ePublishing Servers
Securityand Protection Methodsto be used for Online Digital Images
How to protect the digital images on the web with watermarks and without watermark - Comparison of methods
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