Libraries care about “discovery” and usage statistics to justify the high costs of scholarly resources. Libraries also deeply care that these scholarly resources can be discovered and used for generations to come. The Internet has made the art of curation much more complex. CUA Archivists have elegantly written about their new dark arts of digital curation:
- The Archivist’s Nook: Digitization – The Revenge
- The Archivist’s Nook: Archiving the Internet – Do Web Crawlers Dream of Electric Sheep?
- The Archivist’s Nook: Digital Curation – Sent from the Future to Write-Protect You
Last week the topic here was persistent identifiers and all the players in the scholarly ecosystem. This week we reiterate why this is important, as we look at scholarly products. Continue reading “Digital Scholarship @ CUA: Link Rot”