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October 10th 2008
Published: October 11th 2008
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Digitization in Canada by John Teskey
This is a mass digitization project being carried out by different institutions including UofT and LAC. The aim is to digitize books and papers by Canadians and about Canada. The final service will be delivered through Canadiana.org. Currently have 200,000 metadata records loaded representing 1 million objects.

National science library, emerging roles in the Canadian context: CISTI
The model in Canada for the collection of STM materials is different from the Uk. The LAC collect documentation of Canadiana but it is CISTI that collects STM information on a National level.

CISTI serves health, academic, key industry sectors, NRC, researchers
Responsible for NRC Research Press - have created a platform to support societies in their publications.

The National Science library has a Research Data Strategy working Group
Are also creating open access repositories such as the CISTI Trusted Digital Repository (TDR) for the record of Canadian Science

Research data in Canada and the role of academic libraries by Margaret Haines Maggie told us about the project which is an Ontario data collection and management service



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11th October 2008

Wow
Gosh Emma you have certainly had a great adventure, visiting so many places of interest, but there is no place like home! Safe Journey home. Love Doreen.
11th October 2008

Coming home
Hi Doreen Thanks for the message. I I'm looking forward to being back with John. It has him along trip. See you soon. Emma

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