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Digitisation, Preservation, Curation and Data Management: Definitions/Information

This LibGuide provides resources and assistance to libraries and other organisations embarking on, or involved in, digitisation projects, curation and data management (which includes data science/big data, data/text mining, dataset & other resources)


Welcome to this LibGuide on Digitisation - Preservation, Curation and Data Management. I hope you find these resources helpful.  If you have any queries or suggestions about this LibGuide, please contact Denise Nicholson (see profile for details).



  • Definitions/Information
  • International Standards
  • Best Practices and Guidelines
  • Copyright Issues
  • Digital Preservation, Guides & Resources
  • Digital Curation and Resources
  • Data Management and Data Resources (including Big Data/Data Science)
  • Data Resources (Open Data)
  • Articles, Reports and Libguides
  • Digital Libraries, Electronic Theses & Dissertations and Scholarly Repositories
  • The Research Process
  • Wits Library Services and Resources

Please note: Some linked material on this LibGuide is copyright protected so please ensure when using the material beyond 'Fair Dealing', that you obtain the necessary copyright permission.