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Volume: 3 | Article ID: art00045
The Digitalization and Resource Sharing of Archives in Taiwan
  DOI :  10.2352/issn.2168-3204.2006.3.1.art00045  Published OnlineJanuary 2006

The National Digital Archives Program, directed by the National Science Council, includes the following participating institutions which hold archives: National Palace Museum, Academia Historica, Taiwan Historica, Institute of History & Philology, Academia Sinica, Institute of Modern History, Academia Sinica, Institute of Taiwan History, Academia Sinica, National Taiwan University, Aletheia University, etc. Under the umbrella of the overall plan, these institutions work separately but share results; the main purpose of the program is “Establishing the special nature of archive contents and developing the unity of digital resource sharing.” This paper mainly discusses the current status of the archive digitalization each above mentioned institution is carrying on, including the extent of digitalized archives of each institution, method of digitalization, standards for archive description, and online indexing method, etc. Also, this paper will discuss the development of archive resource sharing in Taiwan, including: metadata, name authority control, as well as construction of the union catalog.

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Li-Kuei Hsueh, I-Mei Hung, Li-Chiao Wang, Chun-Ya Wen, I-Chia Chang, "The Digitalization and Resource Sharing of Archives in Taiwanin Proc. IS&T Archiving 2006,  2006,  pp 195 - 204,

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