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Issue Details: First known date: 2019... 2019 Literary Archives in the Digital Age : Issues and Encounters with Australian Writers
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' In considering what constitutes the ideal born-digital literary archive and what interventions are possible, or even necessary, from a collecting institution in determining the make-up and future accessibility of these archives, this article examines, through a set of case studies, the collections and creative methodologies of four Australian writers – Peter Carey, Sonya Hartnett, Alex Miller and Ouyang Yu. The article considers how these writers have negotiated with, and managed, their creative output in the digital space, and how, as a collecting institution, State Library Victoria has responded to their respective requirements of the medium and expectations for how a major institution will deal with their digital collections. Finally, the article examines what practical technologies are necessary to provide a secure digital repository while facilitating access and the delivery of born-digital literary content to the user, both now and into the future.'  (Publication abstract)

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    y separately published work icon Archives and Manuscripts Special Issue : After the Digital Revolution vol. 47 no. 3 2019 17146062 2019 periodical issue 2019 pg. 327-342
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