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Saturday, September 06, 2008

Case study of digitizing dissertations

Ingrid Mason, Technical Report: Doctoral Theses Digitisation, report, September 2008. (Thanks to Charles Bailey.)
Doctoral theses (~1200) in the [Victoria University of Wellington] Library’s collection have been digitised and uploaded into the Library’s two research repositories: RestrictedArchive@Victoria and ResearchArchive@Victoria. ...

All items were inventoried in a separate database to record all movement, actions and tasks associated with the digitisation of the theses and the parallel permissions request (to make the thesis openly accessible). ...