Digital Content  Creation:  How Libraries can  Shift  the Paradigm Rupak Chakravarty Lecturer-cum-Assistant Librarian Depa...
Digital Culture and US <ul><li>Lets accept we don't possess a bold and visible “digital culture.” </li></ul><ul><li>By dig...
How is it Possible? <ul><li>Understand the Digital Contents created at our institution as an “Institutional Heritage” or a...
So it is all about... <ul><li>Changing our  mindsets </li></ul><ul><li>Try to develop a  policy document </li></ul><ul><li...
So it is all about... <ul><li>Present the policy document before appropriate authority(s).  </li></ul><ul><li>Use some con...
So it is all about... <ul><li>Repeat it if necessary </li></ul>
The Opportunities:  Digital Library et al. <ul><li>Institutional  Repositories </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Archives </li></u...
Institutional Repositories(IRs)‏ <ul><li>IRs may include: </li></ul><ul><li>Journal Articles (pre-print or post-print)‏ </...
Digital Archives
Learning Commons
Open Courseware <ul><li>Discovering and  utilizing MIT's Open CourseWare site was like finding  $40,000  sitting on a park...
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Digital Content Creation: How Libraries can Shift the Paradigm.
Presented at XXVI All India IASLIC Conference, during 26th to 29th December at Jamia Milia Islamia University, New Delhi, India

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  1. 1. Digital Content Creation: How Libraries can Shift the Paradigm Rupak Chakravarty Lecturer-cum-Assistant Librarian Department of Library & Information Science Panjab University, Chandigarh [email_address]
  2. 2. Digital Culture and US <ul><li>Lets accept we don't possess a bold and visible “digital culture.” </li></ul><ul><li>By digital culture I mean creation, management and dissemination of scholarly digital contents. </li></ul><ul><li>The irony is though we create digital content (less or substantial), we DON'T MANAGE and DISSEMINATE it institutionally. </li></ul>
  3. 3. How is it Possible? <ul><li>Understand the Digital Contents created at our institution as an “Institutional Heritage” or an “Institutional Legacy.” </li></ul><ul><li>“ We” + “Them” = “US” </li></ul><ul><li>So all belonging to an institution will have to value our digital creations as much as we care about the digital devices we are using at our homes. </li></ul>
  4. 4. So it is all about... <ul><li>Changing our mindsets </li></ul><ul><li>Try to develop a policy document </li></ul><ul><li>Develop a team </li></ul>
  5. 5. So it is all about... <ul><li>Present the policy document before appropriate authority(s). </li></ul><ul><li>Use some convincing power. </li></ul>
  6. 6. So it is all about... <ul><li>Repeat it if necessary </li></ul>
  7. 7. The Opportunities: Digital Library et al. <ul><li>Institutional Repositories </li></ul><ul><li>Digital Archives </li></ul><ul><li>Learning Commons </li></ul><ul><li>Open Coursewares </li></ul>
  8. 8. Institutional Repositories(IRs)‏ <ul><li>IRs may include: </li></ul><ul><li>Journal Articles (pre-print or post-print)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Conference Papers </li></ul><ul><li>Research Synopsis </li></ul><ul><li>ETDs (Electronic Theses and Dissertations)‏ </li></ul><ul><li>Presentations etc. </li></ul>
  9. 9. Digital Archives
  10. 10. Learning Commons
  11. 11. Open Courseware <ul><li>Discovering and utilizing MIT's Open CourseWare site was like finding $40,000 sitting on a park bench.&quot; </li></ul><ul><li>Michael, United States </li></ul>

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