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Defining digital curation in the digital humanities context

Abstract

Digital curation, as represented through the digital content lifecycle model, involves the preservation, promotion, and long-term access to born-digital and digitized collections of heritage material, data, and publications supporting research with surviving (albeit considered obsolete), current, and emerging digital technologies. Social curation involves community and public feedback using various social media platforms; it aims to add meanings to collections and enrich public discourse on collection or exhibition themes. The definitions for curation, digital curation, digital preservation, and digital humanities data curation outline the scope of digital curation. There are ...

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