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Archives for December, 2009

Service sustainability

When Steve Hitchcock says that “sustainability must precede preservation for institutional repositories,” what does he mean? Not to put words in Steve’s mouth (Steve has plenty of words, all well-chosen), but here’s my one-sentence take on it: A service is sustainable as long as it has a constituency both willing to fight to keep it…

Tidbits, 2 December 2009

The tidbits folder is out of control, so this linklist may be a bit epic. My apologies! There’s a lot of great discussion in this area of late. Data repositories: the next new wave Steve Hitchcock is sensible, as usual. The answer to “are repositories changing?” is “they already changed,” if one asks Carole Palmer.…