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“The peaceful coexistence of print and digital media” is a compilation of notes from the 2006 Fisher Forum: “Book Arts, Culture, and Media in Russia, Eastern Europe and Eurasia: From Print to Digital”
In the following topics you can find the main issues concerning the managing of digital resouces by the University of Michigan regarding digitalization and print.
Management of the Life Cycle of Digital Library Materials by Marilyn Deegan is an academic paper that examines the development of digital content and digital libraries in the broader content of digital library developments. There is an implicit idea thoughout the paper of the need to invent or learn digital content for long term access, meaning preservation must be though in every step of the digital life cycle.
Digital preservation is considered an obstacle to build digital libraries in a sustainable way. In this article presents an approach to the requirements of preservation, and current models of digital archives.
Plans for a new facility are based on the assumption of a large and growing collection of digital resources. Such a collection should reduce reliance on print collections. Because of the unpredictability in economics and access of digital material, it is important to ensure that we are prepared in terms of space and budget. The underlying assumption may not be the one we imagined.
Is digital material better than printed?
There is a lot to consider before your business switches from sending out printed material to sending out digital and here are a few tips to help you make that decision a little more easily.
To print or not to print? Prevent waste, gain space… sounds great.
Most businesses print things: leaflets, brochures, catalogues, newsletters, magazines, Christmas cards. But print and posting such material is costly – a still bigger factor in tough times, when costs are rising but sales aren’t. Here are 4 tips to decide.