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Database manager's report
Developing and Sustaining the Northwest Digital Archives
(Journal of Digital Information, 2008-06)
The Northwest Digital Archives is a union database of Encoded Archival Description (EAD) finding aids from institutions in Washington, Oregon, Idaho, Alaska, and Montana. The purpose of the NWDA is to make information about ...
The new Summit: Building the foundation for enhanced user services
(Oregon Library Association, 2009-04)
Using a native XML database for Encoded Archival Description search and retrieval
The Northwest Digital Archives (NWDA) is a National Endowment for the Humanities–funded effort by fifteen institutions in the Pacific Northwest to create a finding-aids repository. Approximately 2,300 finding aids that ...
Building a digital repository WSU-style
Building next-generation archival access tools
With the launch of large-scale book digitization projects by companies such as Google and Microsoft, libraries will increasingly be distinguished by their special and archival collections, and by the services that they ...
Where archives and special collections meet Web 2.0: Building next-generation archival tools
With the launch of large-scale book digitization projects, libraries will increasingly be distinguished by their special and archival collections, and by the services that they offer to provide access to these collections. ...
Enhancing metadata to support preservation in a repository system
Currently, the WSU Libraries is implementing an institutional repository system, WSU Research Exchange, designed to host the scholarly output of WSU faculty and other member of the university community. As one step in ...
Utilizing the benefits of native XML database technologies
This presentation will provide information on the strengths of native XML technology, including a comparison of native XML with more widely-used relational database management systems. As a specific example, information ...