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Digital Curation Bibliography: Preservation and Stewardship of Scholarly Works Paperback – June 7, 2012
Librarians and scholars who are concerned with managing digital resources and preserving them for future use will find a crash course on the subject in this bibliography. . . . This book is recommended for librarians working with original digital resources, scholars interested in digital repositories, and students in the field. -- Paul M. Blobaum, Journal of the Medical Library Association 101, no. 2 (2013): 158.
For those who need a curriculum for understanding or teaching the background and history of digital curation. . .this book will be a helpful item." -- Margaret Heller, Journal of Electronic Resources Librarianship 25, no. 1 (2013): 86.
About the Author
Charles W. Bailey, Jr. is a digital artist and the publisher of Digital Scholarship, a website that deals with digital copyright, digital curation, digital repositories, open access, scholarly communication, and other digital information issues. He has over 30 years of information technology experience, including 24 years of managerial experience in academic libraries. Bailey has been an open access publisher for over 25 years, starting in 1989 with The Public-Access Computer Systems Review (founding Editor-in-Chief, 1989-2006), the first open access journal in the field of library and information science. In 1996, he began publishing the Scholarly Electronic Publishing Bibliography, an open access book that has been updated 80 times. He is the author of a number of digital and print bibliographies, including the Open Access Bibliography: Liberating Scholarly Literature with E-Prints and Open Access Journals and Transforming Scholarly Publishing through Open Access: A Bibliography. He has written over 30 papers about digital copyright, expert systems, institutional repositories, open access, scholarly communication, and other topics. In 2010, Bailey was given a Best Content by an Individual Award by The Charleston Advisor. In 2003, he was named as one of Library Journal's "Movers & Shakers." In 1993, he was awarded the first LITA/Library Hi Tech Award For Outstanding Communication for Continuing Education in Library and Information Science. He holds master's degrees in information and library science and education (instructional media and technology).