Digitising journals on Trove: a national approach to sharing content, engaging communities and collaboration in the digital world
VALA2018 CONCURRENT SESSION 2
Tuesday 13 February 2018, 12:00 – 12:30
Hilary Berthon and Julia Hickie
National Library of Australia
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Trove’s success is underpinned by the availability of a significant quantity of digitised material achieved through partnerships between the National Library of Australia (NLA) and many other organisations. The National Library is using the lessons learned through earlier digitisation collaborations, as well as a history of content aggregation, and has now turned its attention to journals. Existing processes for digitisation project management and online discovery have been expanded, with new delivery and browse features introduced to facilitate new ways of navigating content. The result has been rapidly growing usage and the engagement of new communities.
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