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Good day! I am a journalism student from Bulacan State University and I'm currently conducting a research about the digital preservation of cultural heritage such as ancestral houses in Bulacan, Philippines.
My research aims to digitally preserve the cultural value and history of ancestral houses by uploading articles in a website; providing accessibility and longevity for the cultural heritage structures through the internet.
I am very eager to know your insights in this form of preservation for cultural heritage. Hoping for your positive response regarding this matter. Thank you!
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Hi Mariam,
For prosperity purpose. The present and future generations would be privileged to be enlightened about their cultural heritage. This is what is missing in the present Africa countries. We have lost all our valuable culture to civilization. Hence, our children are missing our cultures.
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Where can one find the most up-to-date and comprehensive list of journals in the humanities (esp. philosophy and literary studies) that should be avoided because of their unwarranted publication fees, shoddy or fraudulent refereeing practices, and absence of digital preservation policies?
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The updated list of predatory journals and publishers is in below link;
Shrestha, J. (2020). List of predatory journals and publishers (preprint). Retrieved from http://eprints.rclis.org/40643/
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Good day! I am a journalism student from Bulacan State University and I'm currently conducting a research about the digital preservation of cultural heritage such as ancestral houses in Bulacan, Philippines.
My research aims to digitally preserve the cultural value and history of ancestral houses by uploading articles in a website; providing accessibility and longevity for the cultural heritage structures through the internet.
I am very eager to know your insights in this form of preservation for cultural heritage. Hoping for your positive response regarding this matter. Thank you!
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As you are talking about digital preservation of ancestral houses, I am assuming you want a three dimensional digital preservation ecosystem. For this kind of three dimensional digital models, file formats such as .ply and .stl are good to work with.
They are compatible with MeshLab and you can use it to view and edit the files. You should always run your digital objects through a proper digital curation framework. Digital curation will clean your digital data and describe your data with a proper domain specific metadata standard. This will help in preservation and accession of the data.
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Mariam del Rosaorio <amariamdelrosario@gmail.com>
Good day! I am a journalism student from Bulacan State University and I'm currently conducting a research about the digital preservation of cultural heritage such as ancestral houses in Bulacan, Philippines.
My research aims to digitally preserve the cultural value and history of ancestral houses by uploading articles in a website; providing accessibility and longevity for the cultural heritage structures through the internet.
I am very eager to know your insights in this form of preservation for cultural heritage. Hoping for your positive response regarding this matter. Thank you!
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Thank you Ma'am Marta Gonçalves ! I would want to start a website with features like heritage listings and cultural mapping, it would also be an archive of articles about the architectural heritage. I want to see if there are things to avoid in doing this process for the research that might affect its value? I would also want to know what other kinds of digital preservation exists and how does it work? and of course, to find out why is it really important to digitally preserve these cultural heritage structures? I really appreciate your response Ma'am! Thank you very much
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Among many possible solutions for the Digital Preservation problem, some have been cited, but it seems we don't have the best choice yet.
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Let me suggest the following article "Ensuring long-term access to digital assets using a capability maturity model" Authors: Dollar, Charles M.; Ashley, Lori J.
Source: Journal of Digital Media Management, VOLUME FOUR, NUMBER THREE, SPRING, 2016, pp. 202-216(15)
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Browsing through what information Scientists have written on repository and digitization of information resources
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It's a very nice list already, but I'd also add the barriers from the user side: access to technology, capabilities to use technologies for access, and trust in digitized IRs. 
Plus, while lack of fund or unfavorable government policies seem to be common issues in some other parts of the world, I'd consider some more context-dependent barriers in addition to power outage and unstable political transition. Anything stemming from the cultural context, too, perhaps?
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Which items should be considered?
my research is about digital preservation strategies.
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Hi Se Panahi,
Please consider the digitization policy, file formats, hardware and software, metadata, etc. If possible, meet few people who are involved in this activity at Museum or Library which will give you a clear understanding on this topic. Besides, you may get a good number of literature on this topic from SCholar Google. Best of Luck.
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I know the checklist " trac "
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Here is a planets survey from 2010:
Here is another 2009 USA survey from Key Strategic Insights for Libraries, Publishers, and Societies which is more comprehensive and questions on each graphic:
Here is a Delphi method applied to panels of experts (good checklist) from European study in 2011
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I am working on a presentation for issues surrounding personal digital preservation of multimedia presentations. I am hoping to include a review of a couple of tools that could be used by an individual and have not been able to find any specific tools mentioned in available literature.
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You can use NAS (Network Attach Storage) for home or office and use encrypted USB FlashDisk for mobile. But if need online storages, there are lot of them i.e. dropbox, googledrive, box, mega, etc.
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We know that hash function generates a unique hash value for a given data. This is similar to finger print. But there is a possibility that two data sets may generate same hash value. This is known as collision. 
How to find such collisions ?
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It seems necessary to know something about the field where you are using a hash function, for example to identify fles, to keep password...
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Which open source software and methodology exists to conversion, storage, availability and digital preservation of rare documents, especially books?
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As mentioned, there are quite a few  open source diigtal library related softwares out there and in my experience it will be best to pair a couple of the softwares mentioned for your backend (storage, metadata) and front end (display) possibilities to create the best product infrastructure .  
We currently use Dspace for a backend repository  but are now thinking about Hydra and testing Archivematica: an open source digital preservation system: https://www.archivematica.org/en/   Another newer solution that is getting a lot of buzz currently is the Hydra project , a multi-purpose repository solution that has a lot of flexibility for user interfaces and digital asset management http://projecthydra.org/  There will be programming knowledge required in all of these but the newer softwares mentioned use newer methodologies that any programmer will be able to take up with focused effort.  Hydra is commonly used with Blacklight http://projectblacklight.org/   and Stanford is currently doing some very interesting work with Hydra.
 For front end display of items we have been having a lot of success with the open source Omeka platform  http://omeka.org/  which is also fairly intuitive and also flexible for working with various other softwares  We have been pairing this up with our Dspace backend.  
Here's a couple examples of projects that we've recently carried out in the past year using the last stated software combination pairing : http://exhibits.library.txstate.edu/thewittliffcollections/exhibits/show/santiago-tafolla-collection/rev-tafolla
I should also note Islandora has been getting a lot of attention as a one stop solution: http://islandora.ca/  It combines the open source softwares: Fedora (backend), Drupal (Front End Content Management system) and Solr (Index) to create a best practices framework.  All of these described above are open source.
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Hello everybody, can you please mention some key semantic technologies (specific examples please) deployed in Digital Preservation? I am currently working on a DP project (called PERICLES - see link) and one of the main tasks is to deploy ontology-based representations for domain modeling. What other applications have you come across? Thanks a lot in advance!
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Hi Efstratios,
You may be interested in Europeana Project. In this project several ontologies are used to model digital objects collected from 19 leading European research libraries.
Best regards.