Project Initiation Document (PO003)

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Project Initiation Document (PO003)

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dc.contributor.author Green, James en_GB
dc.contributor.department University of Exeter en_GB
dc.date.accessioned 2008-11-03T14:21:28Z en_GB
dc.date.accessioned 2011-01-26T14:49:30Z en_US
dc.date.accessioned 2013-03-20T11:21:11Z
dc.date.issued 2008-10-15 en_GB
dc.description.abstract CHARTER is a small-scale digitisation pilot which will deliver an open-access repository populated with a critical mass of 4000 digital images drawn from the unique and rare resources in the Special Collections of the University of Exeter. CHARTER will select, digitise and deposit 2000 new images and will transfer another 2000 existing images (held in the online EVE database facility of the University’s museum, the Bill Douglas Centre) into the repository. The project will also create 2000 new metadata records and the creation of a tool for transferring 2000 metadata records from EVE into the repository. The selection theme of the 2000 new images will be popular culture in the long-nineteenth-century, 1800-1914, drawn from across Special Collections (Bill Douglas Centre, plus Archives & Rare Books). The selected items have no Intellectual Property Rights (IPR) or copyright issues and have interdisciplinary subject appeal through a wide academic base in the arts and humanities. Academics will participate throughout the project in the process of selection for digitisation and through the creation and testing of an e-learning module The 2000 existing images already held on EVE all relate to popular culture but a proportion have dates post-1914. All will be transferred to the new repository to aid their long-term preservation. CHARTER will deliver the next phase of Exeter’s strategy to capture and preserve digital artefacts and make them freely available for research and teaching (in a key move from a legacy database (EVE) to a sustainable open access model). The new repository will become the centralised location for storage and access to all digital images drawn from the Special Collections and Bill Douglas centre. The EVE facility will continue in existence for the time being (as its functionality is much broader than digital image management). EVE will be fully decommissioned in a future project, probably through a managed migration to the established collection management system, DS CALM. This project will run from October 2008 through to the end of September 2009. en_GB
dc.description.sponsorship JOINT INFORMATION SYSTEMS COMMITTEE (JISC) en_GB
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10036/40174 en_GB
dc.language.iso en en_GB
dc.relation.url http://www.ex.ac.uk/charter en_GB
dc.subject CHARTER Project en_GB
dc.subject Digitisation Project en_GB
dc.title Project Initiation Document (PO003) en_GB
dc.type Other en_GB
dc.date.available 2011-07-13T04:00:07Z en_US
dc.date.available 2013-03-20T11:21:11Z


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