The Past's Digital Presence, February 19-20, 2010

Title

11 - The Digital Age Library: "The Scholar as Archivist: A Case Study in Negotiating the Borders between Description and Analysis"

Document Type

Article

Publication Date

2-20-2010

Abstract

This study elucidates insights pertaining to source format; that is, the virtues of using both original and digital versions of documents. Drawing on experience from the seemingly disparate disciplines of academic research and library archivist, this juxtaposition of mindsets is resolved such that an argument is made for researchers to cull numerous benefits from inhabiting the cataloger’s schema, including an overall bolstering of academic strength.

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