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Digital Repositories June 13, 2009

Filed under: Emerging Technologies,Readings — rhodges1 @ 12:58 pm

5 characteristics of Digital Repositories include:

  1. Manages & preserves large amounts of digital media (pictures, videos, music, etc…).
  2. Makes resources readily available online to multiple users with minimal boundaries (must be a library patron within that district, patron may not have access to internet outside of the library hours).
  3. Advanced search capabilities with controlled vocabularies using metadata.
  4. Customizable for individualized needs.
  5. Large storage capacity needs (terabytes).

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