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Long-term access to primary research data as a challenge to migration

Schweizer, Tobias: Wassmer and Andreas, Subotic and Ivan, and Rosenthaler, Lukas. (2014) Long-term access to primary research data as a challenge to migration. In: Archiving 2014 : May 13 - 16, 2014, Berlin, Germany ; final program and proceedings. Springfield, Va., pp. 28-33.

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Abstract

Digitization allows humanities scholars to access their primary sources with the help of computers. As a consequence, research data is also created within digital infrastructure by using databases, annotation tools or virtual research environments. This novel way of using the computer in the humanities exceeds the conventional use of word processors. The dynamic nature of this data poses new problems beyond the difficulty of storing it for a long-term period (archiving): data should also be permanently accessible and usable to base future research upon. Because of rapid changes in hardware and software, migration of research data to a working and long-term supported infrastructure is indispensable. SALSAH is developed as such an infrastructure. It is a web-based generic research platform for the humanities allowing for the collaborative annotation and linking of digital sources.
Faculties and Departments:04 Faculty of Humanities and Social Sciences > Fakultär assoziierte Institutionen > Digital Humanities Lab
UniBasel Contributors:Rosenthaler, Lukas and Schweizer, Tobias and Subotic, Ivan
Item Type:Conference or Workshop Item, refereed
Conference or workshop item Subtype:Conference Paper
Bibsysno:Link to catalogue
Publisher:Society for Imaging Science and Technology
Note:Publication type according to Uni Basel Research Database: Conference paper
Last Modified:03 Jul 2015 08:53
Deposited On:03 Jul 2015 08:53

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