1999-01-01Zeitschriftenartikel DOI: 10.1108/EUM0000000004615
Preserving the spoken word
six issues in search of a digital solution
Philosophische Fakultät I
How can we digitize the spoken word in a way that maximizes its usefulness and accessibility over as long a period as possible? This editorial lists six issues: copyright and ownership; selection at both the collection and contents level; conversion, formats, and analog input; segmentation and structuring; metadata at both the bibliographic and contents level; and maintenance and refreshing.