Case Studies: Solving researcher problems using data management

The University of Melbourne has a significant number of high value collections spanning multiple disciplines and faculties.

Two of those collections have undergone a major digital transformation over the last two years as they crossed the divide from physical to digital preservation. What started out as a digital preservation journey evolved into a sophisticated preservation, presentation and ongoing data management capability, leveraging Research Platform Services data management tools underpinned by NCRIS funded Melbourne University infrastructure.

To read more about this journey, please click the links below.

The Victorian College of the Arts School of Film and Television Archive holds a collection of films of students made within the period 1967-2014.

The School of Ecosystem and Forest Sciences Lantern Glass Slide Archive holds a collection of lantern glass slides of forestry images in Creswick from the period of 1910-1950.

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