A Guide to Creating Digital Resources from Historical Documents
SEAN TOWNSEND, CRESSIDA CHAPPELL AND OSCAR STRUIJVÉ
Chapter 1: Introduction1.1 Background
1.2 Aims and objectives
Chapter 2: Managing Digital Resource Creation Projects2.1 Introduction
2.2 The context of digital resource creation
2.3 Planning digital resource creation
2.4 Creating breathing space: specifications and priorities
2.5 The link between resource creation and research
2.6 Documenting the project
2.7 Managing real world projects: tough decisions
Chapter 3: From Source to Database3.1 Introduction
3.2 Defining aims and objectives of the project
3.3 Links between source and database
3.4 Sketching the database structure
3.5 Transcription and data entry
Chapter 4: Further Data and Preservation Issues4.1 Introduction
4.2 Database integrity and practice
4.3 Software, formats and preservation standards
Chapter 5: Documenting a Data Creation Project5.1 Why is good documentation important?
5.2 Guidelines for documenting a data creation project
Chapter 6: Archiving and Preserving Data6.1 What is the History Data Service?
6.2 What are the benefits of depositing data with the HDS?
6.3 Step-by-step guide to depositing data with the HDS
6.4 Further information
Chapter 7: Glossary and Bibliography7.1 Glossary
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