Cultural Artefacts - Online Archives for South African Heritage

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  • Cultural Artefacts - Online Archives for South African Heritage

    1. 1. Ephemera to Artefact - digital repositories online 3 February 2009 Thursday, February 5, 2009
    2. 2. what is an artefact? Thursday, February 5, 2009
    3. 3. what is an artefact? “An object made by a human being, typically something of cultural or historical interest” source: wikipedia Thursday, February 5, 2009
    4. 4. artefacts... Thursday, February 5, 2009
    5. 5. artefacts... Thursday, February 5, 2009
    6. 6. artefacts... Thursday, February 5, 2009
    7. 7. artefacts... Thursday, February 5, 2009
    8. 8. artefact? Thursday, February 5, 2009
    9. 9. artefact? Thursday, February 5, 2009
    10. 10. artefact? Thursday, February 5, 2009
    11. 11. artefact? Thursday, February 5, 2009
    12. 12. artefact? Thursday, February 5, 2009
    13. 13. stored in new, digital spaces Thursday, February 5, 2009
    14. 14. Thursday, February 5, 2009
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    16. 16. Internet Archive www.archive.org Text Takes Internet content and reclassifies ephemera as artefact Thursday, February 5, 2009
    17. 17. reduce to one-liner Internet Archive • Online archive of the Web • Free to use for researchers, scholars, historians • Takes Internet content and reclassifies ephemera as artefact • Any work classified under public domain, or redistribution licence, like cc. Thursday, February 5, 2009
    18. 18. Archive IT www.archive-it.org Thursday, February 5, 2009
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    20. 20. Project Gutenberg www.gutenberg.org Thursday, February 5, 2009
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    23. 23. Pros • Tech is taken care of • Scaleable - one to many • Copyright “free” • Assured of the longevity of the projects Thursday, February 5, 2009
    24. 24. Cons • Not much local content • Ownership and perceptions of ownership • Language • Awareness of PD on the Internet is low Thursday, February 5, 2009
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