Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics

2015
by Jennifer Weil Arns
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Publisher: Rowman & Littlefield Publishers

Publication Date: May 20, 2016

ISBN: 9781442263710

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Produced by The University of South Carolina’s School of Library and Information Science, this volume of the Annual Review of Cultural Heritage Informatics (ARCHI)is the polestar publication for cultural heritage scholars, professionals, and students. Featuring original works selected by the distinguished editorial board of international scholars, ARCHI presents a broad spectrum of the cultural heritage informatics field.

New to this edition is a Perspectives chapter in which scholars, practitioners, and leaders delve into a current issue facing the field, voicing their thoughts based on research and personal experience. Some topics covered include:

  • How the transactions and reflections of collections work influences the workplace, community, and nation
  • An in-depth look at the work and how theoretical and professional obstacles hinder convergence.
  • The debate over technology and big data addressed through two articles offering opposing viewpoints on the benefits and disadvantages

With a focus on the way our cultural heritage is accessed, stored, and preserved, this volume looks forward to the future and the insight brought forth through technological innovation and research.