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Coexistence of Print and Digital

“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. 
 
 
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Life Cycle of Digital Library Materials

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.

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Requirements for digital preservation

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.

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Cost & Access in Digital Material

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.

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Printed or Digital?

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.

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Green, the new primary color

Everywhere, the move towards sustainable products is growing exponentially. What used to be offered only at organic fancy stores, are now common everywhere. Letterpress printers are joining this trend attempting to show their green side.

The reborn of letterpress has been one big re-duce,re-use, re-cycle movement.As new printers join the initiative, there are numerous chancess for creating a greener shop that’s easier on the environment and makes for a safer workplace too.

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How much does a website cost?

No one seems to want to talk about pricing. Most designers don’t publish their rates, and most of the companies would never say you how much they paid for their site.

The results of this situation is that it can be pretty hard to know how much to spent on design. Spend too much, and you’ll be accused of wasting money like those $300,000 logos you read about. Spent too little, and you risk ending up with a crappy “designed by my 14 year old nephew” website.

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