Federated Digital Archives and Disaster Recovery: The Role of the Digital Humanities in Post-earthquake Christchurch (2012)
Type of ContentConference Contributions - Other
PublisherUniversity of Canterbury. School of Humanities and Creative Arts
University of Canterbury. English
University of Canterbury. Philosophy
The University of Canterbury CEISMIC Canterbury Earthquake Digital Archive draws on the example of the Centre for History and New Media’s (CHNM) September 11 Archive, which was used to collect digital artefacts after the bombing of the World Trade Centre buildings in 2001, but has gone significantly further than this project in its development as a federated digital archive. The new University of Canterbury Digital Humanities Programme – initiated to build the archive – has gathered together a Consortium of major national organizations to contribute content to a federated archive based on principles of openness and collaboration derived directly from the international digital humanities community.
CitationSmithies, J.D. (2012) Federated Digital Archives and Disaster Recovery: The Role of the Digital Humanities in Post-earthquake Christchurch. Hamburg, Germany: Digital Humanities 2012: Digital Diversity: Cultures, languages and methods, 16-22 Jul 2012. Digital Humanities 2012: Book of Abstracts, 380-381.
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ANZSRC Fields of Research21 - History and Archaeology::2102 - Curatorial and Related Studies::210201 - Archival, Repository and Related Studies
08 - Information and Computing Sciences::0806 - Information Systems::080612 - Interorganisational Information Systems and Web Services
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