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Draft for review: Principles for Digitized Content
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- Subject: Draft for review: Principles for Digitized Content
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- Date: Thu, 15 Mar 2007 19:26:43 EDT
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Forwarded on behalf of ALA's OITP Task Force on Digitization Policy. Your participation in the review of this draft will be very much appreciated.
FCLA (and Task Force member)
In January of 2007, the Task Force on Digitization Policy of ALA's Office for Information Technology Policy introduced the draft Principles for Digitized Content. The goal of the principles is to succinctly voice the primary policy areas that can guide libraries as they make decisions regarding digitization. The nine principles are now available on the ALA blog site at http://blogs.ala.org/digitizationprinciples.php. The blog is an online area for your comments on the Principles, and we invite you to read them and give us your ideas. The blog will be accepting your comments until May 1, 2007. Comments from individuals are welcome, but if you are posting for an ALA Unit, please so indicate in your text.
The goal, after a review and comment period, is a concise document that would be officially adopted by ALA as a statement of where libraries stand on the policy issues raised by widespread digitization of library materials. The Task Force would like to present this document for approval by ALA Council at the 2007 annual conference in Washington, D.C.
Printable copies of the principles document, a list of Task Force members, and other background documents are available at: http://www.ala.org/ala/washoff/contactwo/oitp/digtask.htm
The OITP Task Force on Digitization Policy
Karen Coyle / Digital Library Consultant
Michele Newberry Assistant Director for Library Services
Florida Center for Library Automation 352-392-9020
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Gainesville, FL 32606 firstname.lastname@example.org
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