Monthly Archives: February 2014

BBC Trust OKs BBC’s Download-to-Own U.K. Output Store

BBC Trust OKs BBC’s Download-to-Own U.K. Output Store  The virtual store will be operated by BBC Worldwide, the public broadcaster’s commercial arm, and will offer viewers the chance to buy BBC programming. LONDON – The BBC Trust, the public broadcaster’s … Continue reading

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Social ‘lie detector’ will help journalists verify online rumours

Social ‘lie detector’ will help journalists verify online rumours  Following the rumours that came out of the London riots, researchers are developing a platform to automatically verify information from social media A social media “lie detector” is being developed to … Continue reading

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USC Digital Repository to Preserve Half-Century of Oscar Telecasts

USC Digital Repository to Preserve Half-Century of Oscar Telecasts  LOS ANGELES — The University of Southern California Digital Repository, in partnership with the Academy of Motion Picture Arts and Sciences (the Academy), will manage and preserve a 320-terabyte collection of … Continue reading

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Digital Curation News (2/26/2014) #digitalpreservation

Digital Curation News (2/26/2014) #digitalpreservation DMPTool and DMPonline Workshop The Importance of the Original BitCurator 0.7.4 Now Available 6 Emerging Initiatives for Digital Collections Tessella Reports: Preservica Simplifies Active Preservation for DSpace Repositories A Report from the International Digital Curation … Continue reading

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Data Armageddon: preserving data can be tricky business

Data Armageddon: preserving data can be tricky business  There’s a crisis looming in scientific data, with a leading scientific journal estimating 80 per cent of current scientific research will be lost in 20 years. The study, published in Nature, included … Continue reading

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Researcher talks access to digital information

Researcher talks access to digital information  On Tuesday morning in Sterling Memorial Library, a German researcher talked about a way in which technology can be used to access old materials created through now-obsolete digital mediums. Dirk von Suchodoletz, a principal … Continue reading

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If the BBC wants to survive, it must learn how to share its cultural riches

If the BBC wants to survive, it must learn how to share its cultural riches by Peter Bazalgette The corporation cannot expect to maintain its £3.5bn a year from the licence fee unless it collaborates with other leading players. From … Continue reading

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