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Catching leopards in the library

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Of panthers and posterity
Abstract:

In a large research library are many materials which are being kept ‘for posterity’, that is, as part of the cultural heritage of the community. These materials are used infrequently, and some may never be consulted. The time-scale over which the materials are used may be very long. How can we begin to understand the patterns of use of this material, and define exactly what it means to keep something ‘for posterity’? The problem of estimating usage of cultural heritage material has a paralle...

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University of Oxford
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GLAM
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BDLSS
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Publication date:
2009-06-01
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English
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2009-09-15

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