Preliminary Outline of Literature Review

1. The Physical and the Virtual: Libraries and Collections in Transition
1.1. The Analog Artifact - Miriam
1.1.1. Treatments and Binding (Commercial and Fine)- Miriam
1.1.2. Other media formats-Specific Challenges- Karen Film, audio, maps, etc. Newspapers
1.2. The Digital Artifact
1.2.1. Nature of the digital artifact—still being defined (put articles on book vs. e-book here)
1.2.2. Approaches to preservation
1.3. The Library Miriam lead - both
1.3.1. Nature of the library as more and more collections are virtual
1.4 Cooperative preservation of print materials

2. Mass Digitization and Its Impact on Preservation Activities
2.1.1. Fallout from the Google Decision (Both)--will have to frame now in view of decision being overturned Mass digitization and academic libraries
2.1.2. Renewed focus on special collections materials, as circulating collections are being digitized Studies of how special collections materials are being used Exposing “hidden collections”
2.1.3. Legal challenges (copyright) - Miriam Orphan works and unpublished works - Both?? Book and journal archiving and access
2.1.4. Collaborative efforts and community partnerships - overview and summary of current state of this inititiative
2.2. Best practices for digitization, including selection criteria

3. Risk Management - Miriam
3.0. General articles (anything that doesn't fall into the categories below)
3.1. Environmental Conditions
3.2. Collections Care
3.3. Continuous Operations Planning / Disaster Response
3.4. Preservation Planning
3.5. Security

4. From Preservation to Curation: Lifecycle of Digital Materials - Karen
4.0. Lifecycle model (DCC)
4.1. Technical challenges
4.1.1. 3-D (CAD)
4.2. Appraisal and collection of digital material, including significant properties
4.3. Use patterns of digital material (and how that affects appraisal/preservation decisions)
4.4. Continued development of metadata standards for preservation
4.5. Standards for repository certification/risk management for digital material (potential overlap with above)
4.5.1. New risk management assessment tools for digital materials: DRAMBORA and PLATO
4.6. Authenticity issues
4.7. Legal issues (copyright/intellectual property, ??)
4.8. Collaboration
4.8.1. Data and registry services
4.8.2. Digital workflows
4.9. Development of tools
4.10. Ethical issues
4.11. National and regional strategies
4.12. Economic sustainability
4.13. Evaluation of repository software and tools
4.14. Development of data curation programs at institutions
4.15. Planning

5. Local and International Perspectives (Both - overview of the field)
5.1.1. Indigenous culture preservation
5.1.2. Community-based archiving
5.1.3. Citizen archivists (activism)

6. The New Preservationist (Both)
6.1. Changes in the education landscape (graduate and continuing education)
6.2. New techniques and skills for digital preservation and curation

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inclusions and exclusions—let me know if you wish me to include a category that I have under exclusions.
Literature Covered in LR
  • Preservation Literature, including:
    • Research articles, book chapters, and monographs
    • Theoretical articles, book chapters, and monographs
    • Thought pieces (including editor’s introductions to issues and books)
Additional Online Resources
(will be categories in Supplementary Bibliography to be Put Online, but will not be covered in-depth in LR)
  • Technical Leaflets and Other Professional Literature (see exclusions below)
  • Conference Proceedings
  • Audio and Video Recordings
  • Blogs and Portals
  • Web-Based Tools
  • Case Studies
Exclusions to Literature Review or Online Bibliography
  • Book and electronic resource reviews
  • Announcements
  • Brief news articles (such as one would find in American Libraries, Library Journal, LC Information Bulletin, D-Lib Magazine, etc.
  • Editorials (but will include editor’s introductions to scholarly literature where relevant—see above)
  • Reformatting project reports (including reports on microfilming and digitization projects—there are just too many!!! Selected reports done in the form of case studies may be found in the online bib.)