Workflow Tools for Digital Curation

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This article discusses workflow tools for digital curation.

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Weidner, Andrew & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw April 17, 2013.

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Abstract: Maintaining usable and sustainable digital collections requires a complex set of actions that address the many challenges of various stages of the digital object lifecycle. Digital curation activities enhance access and retrieval, maintain quality, add value, and facilitate use and re-use over time. Digital resource lifecycle management is becoming an increasingly important topic as digital curators actively explore software tools that perform metadata curation and file management tasks. Accordingly, the University of North Texas (UNT) Libraries develop tools and workflows that streamline production and quality assurance activities. This article demonstrates two open source software tools, AutoHotkey and Selenium IDE, which the UNT Digital Libraries has adopted for use during the pre-ingest and post-ingest stages of the digital resource lifecycle.

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  • Code4Lib Journal, 2013, Code4Lib

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  • Publication Title: Code4Lib
  • Issue: 20
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  • April 17, 2013

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Weidner, Andrew & Alemneh, Daniel Gelaw. Workflow Tools for Digital Curation, article, April 17, 2013; (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc157307/: accessed May 23, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .