Digital resources and open access




Digital resources can be in any form and format: text, images, photos, audio, video, web pages, presentations and any other form and format depending on the need. Digital resources in the literature are also known as digital objects. These digital resources can be used for domestic needs, for the needs of business, education, work, learning, entertainment etc.. Digital resources are an inevitable part of the e-society. In the last ten years we have witnessed enormous progressive and uncontrolled growth of these digital resources.



With Internet penetration in all levels of society and with the wider availability of internet access, the importance of digital resources significantly increased. Due to this development there is a need for organized storage of digital resources in digital repositories or digital libraries, enabling their availability, such as searching through the repositories and find the required digital resources as well as their reusing and sharing.


Applicative goals

The laboratory, during its work, contributes to the interested subjects, through research and through the application of research for practical implementation.

THE RESEARCH IS RELATED TO STUDYING AND MONITORING THE LATEST SCIENTIFIC ACHIEVEMENTS IN THIS AREA, ESPECIALLY IN:

- Process of digitalization
- Warehousing, preservation and maintenance of digital resources
- Registration and indexing of digital resources
- Architecture of repository
- Standardization of digital resources, repositories and libraries
- Implementation of information systems associated with digital resources, repositories and libraries
- Other things not mentioned, but related to the usage of digital resources, repositories and libraries

THE APPLICATION OF RESEARCH FOR PRACTICAL IMPLEMENTATION IS REALIZED THROUGH:

- Organizing lectures, workshops and seminars for digitalization, digital resources and digital repositories
- Trainings for the convenient use of digital resources
- Implementation of digital repositories and libraries
- Implementation of information systems related to digital resources




Resources

Place position:

- The laboratory is located in the Campus 2, Centre for e-learning systems.


Equipment:

- During the operation, the equipment of the Centre for e-learning is used, obtained by projects of donors.
- During the operation, the equipment is renewed and extended through the implementation of projects.


Staff:

- As necessary, the research involves staff of UGD, i.e. Department of Information Systems, Faculty of   computer science and e-Learning Centre.
- If necessary, external staff can be engaged in the research.
- The research involves students from the Faculty of computer science such as students on master and doctoral   studies.

Links



Contact


Larger Map UGD 360

Email

For contact send a email to: drop@ugd.edu.mk.


Location

Laboratory for digital resources and open access
„Goce Delcev“ University 89 P.O.Box 201
Stip, 2000, Macedonia

Phones

Zoran Zdravev, PhD
+389 (32) 550 530

Igor Stojanovik, PhD
+389 (32) 550 108