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The Digital Scholar's Workbench

Barnes, Ian


In this paper I present the reasoning behind the development of a new end-to-end publishing system for academic writers. The story starts with investigating digital preservation of word processing documents. What file formats are suitable for long-term preservation of text? I believe that the answer is a high-quality structured XML format like DocBook XML or TEI. The next question is how do we get word processing documents into that format without incurring a prohibitive cost? Conversion is...[Show more]

CollectionsAustralian Partnership for Sustainable Repositories (APSR)
Type: Conference presentation
Access Rights: Open Access


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