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Ano Letivo: 2013/14

Mestrado em Museus, Património e Sociedade do Conhecimento

Digital Libraries and Archives

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Publication in the Diário da República: Acta n.º72 CE CC ESGT

6 ECTS; 1º Ano, 1º Semestre, 16,0 T + 24,0 TP + 9,0 OT


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• Understand the basics of digital libraries and archives.
• Understand the nature of information and the need to manage knowledge in the context of information systems
librarians and archivists.
• Identify domains of application.
• Understand and promote the digital representation of information.

• Introduction and development of digital libraries
• Europeana - European library culture
• Digital format and scanning
• Research and information storage in the arts and humanities
• Organizing and cataloging of collections
• Electronic publishing
• Development of digital libraries. Fundamentals and Tools.
• Preservation of digital information

Evaluation Methodology
Distributed evaluation without exam. Students will have the opportunity to develop works in the context of digital
libraries and archives.

- Lesk, M. (2005). Understanding Digital Libraries. (Vol. 1). San Francisco: Morgan Kaufmann
- Campos, R. e Silva, V. e Marques, C. e Galvao, A. e Mendes, J. (2009). World Heritage Digital Library.eChallanges e-2009, 1,
- Digital Libraries and Search Engines, the new Information Systems in the context of Digital Preservation.(2007, 17 de maio). EATIS 2007,
- DSpace, D. (0). DSpace Software. Acedido em 30 de junho de 2014 em http://www.dspace.org/

Teaching Method
Analysis and resolution of practical cases using (if applicable) tools studied during the course.

Software used in class




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