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Information Resources for Social Sciences and Humanities
Session coordinator: Filip Vojtášek,  Albertina icome Praha s.r.o., Czech Republic
Where: 24. 5. 2006, 13:30 - 17:00, Auditorium D

Manuscriptorium Digital Library

Author: Stanislav Psohlavec,  AiP Beroun s.r.o., Czech Republic


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Manuscriptorium is the largest European resource for the field of historical books funds. New possibilities to make data accessible through Manuscriptorium are developing for the administrators of digital data. Cooperation may be in providing of complete metadata in standardized formats, in mutually agreed individual form, or in utilizing of free tools developed for creation of compatible metadata. Cooperating partner can get free access to the whole fund and also make his own data accessible and visible through number of portals. Digital data – now mainly images representing the original documents, can be offered to Manuscriptorium in two ways. It is possible to negotiate its reliable and long-term storage in storage system of National Library of the Czech Republic. Second way is to offer only reference to own storage of digital data. Possible ways of cooperation are described in document "Manuscriptorium compatibility", and other interrelated texts, which explain the philosophy of Manuscriptorium. The texts are made public on

About the author

Ing. Stanislav Psohlavec - After graduation at Czech Technical University in Prague, worked in Czech Television, later in development of medical electronics. Participated on creation and leadership of first production plant of compact disc in the Czech Republic. With partners founded Albertina icome Prague s.r.o. company. Recently is managing director of daughter company AiP Beroun s.r.o. , which specializes on electronic publication, digitization and providing access to historical documents. Together with National Library of the CR has participated on national and international project on digitization, standardization, providing access to digital content and digital data preservation. Author is one of the founders of Manuscriptorium – digital library of manuscripts and rare printed books.

Other papers in this session:

Information Resources for Social Sciences and Humanities: Generalization, Specifics and Interesting Facts

Author: Petra Šedinová, Masaryk University in Brno - Faculty of Education, Czech Republic

European Social Fund as a Resource for Electronic Information Resources Funding

Author: Milan Kovář, Jabok, Czech Republic

The Future of Search and Information Retrieval. Build Your Own eLibrary

Author: Mechthild Geesen, K. G. Saur Verlag, A Part of The Thomson Corporation, Germany

Oxford's Virtual Online Library

Author: Anita Joice, Oxford University Press, United Kingdom

Co-author: Kamran Kardan / Oxford University Press

FACTIVA.COM – Better Decisions. Faster.

Author: Johanna Bristow, ProQuest Information and Learning, United Kingdom

Getting the Most out of SourceOECD

Author: François Barnaud, OECD, France

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