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Shoehorning complex metadata in the Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages

By Catherine Bow, Michael Christie and Brian Devlin


The Living Archive of Aboriginal Languages is making endangered literature in Australian Indigenous languages publicly available online (Bow et al. 2014). Like any other project attempting to package a vastly complex body of work into an accessible repository, this project has grappled with a number of complex issues. Wrangling a variety of text types, languages, locations, digitisation processes, metadata and other issues into an accessible online repository requires a great deal of shoehorning

Topics: archiving, digitisation, PARADISEC, anthropology, cultural studies, digital preservation
Publisher: Sydney University Press
Year: 2015
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Provided by: Sydney eScholarship

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