DIGITAL CURATION: CALL FOR PAPERS

DIGITAL CURATION: CALL FOR PAPERS: ARCHIVAL SCIENCE

Digital curation involves the selection, maintenance, dissemination, preservation and adding value to digital assets. Examples of these activities include the development of repositories for digital resources, the creation and/or selection of digital assets; creation and management of metadata; file format identification and management, and provision for dissemination and access to digital assets. Digital curation is a multi-disciplinary area, which has the potential to yield much of relevance to the archival community.

Accordingly, a special issue of Archival Science will be devoted to the theme of “Digital Curation”, guest edited by Wendy Duff, Faculty of Information, University of Toronto wendy.duff@utoronto.ca and Milena Dobreva, Library, Information and Archives Sciences Department, Faculty of Media and Knowledge Sciences, University of Malta, milena.dobreva@um.edu.mt.

Questions about the special issue can be direct to Drs. Duff and Dobreva.

Submission Deadline for completed papers: December 1 2013

Instructions for authors and paper formatting instructions can be found at:

http://www.springer.com/computer/database+management+%26+information+retrieval/journal/10502

Submissions should be made online via the Editorial Manager: http://www.editorialmanager.com/arcs/  (Please select article type “DigitalCuration”)

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