Project Details

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Project Name: 
BEAM
Principal Investigator / Director: 
Susan Thomas
Oxford participants: 
Other Participants: 
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  • Division: Academic Services
  • Unit: Bodleian Libraries Research & Learning Services
  • Sub-Unit: not specified
Start Date: 
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End Date: 
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Partner organizations (inside or outside Oxford): 
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Funder: 
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Subject Area: 
Librarianship, Information & Museum Studies
Project Description: 

Bodleian Electronic Archives and Manuscripts (BEAM) is being created to provide a trusted digital repository service for the management of born-digital archives and manuscripts acquired by the Library. BEAM will provide the means to gather, describe, manage and preserve the digital components in archive and manuscript collections while maintaining their relationship with more traditional components of the same collection.

ICT Methods: 
CategorySub-HeadingsDetails
Data CaptureData ReuseUse of existing digital data
Data analysisSearching/LinkingSearching and querying
Data publishing and disseminationWeb developmentGeneral website development
- -Server scripting
- -Web browser scripting
Data structuring and enhancementClassifying and linkingCataloguing and indexing
- -Record linkages structuring
Other Data ProcessingCoding and standardisation
- -Data modelling
Strategy and project managementICT Project ManagementDocumentation
- -General project management
- -Iterative design
- -Risk management
- -System quality assurance and code testing
ICT Security/backupPreservation
- -Security planning
- -Version control
Requirements and prototypingAccessibility analysis
- -Human factors analysis
- -Prototyping
- -Usability analysis
Last updated: 
25/06/2015 16:24:21
Updated by: 
martinw@ox.ac.uk