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Jisc digitisation programmes Projects 2003-2007 Projects 2006-2009 Resource discovery

Open up as many channels as possible for resource discovery

There’s a lot of digital content out there, and so the battle to get your particular project noticed and used is a tough one.

One particular project that has dealt with this is the Nineteenth-Century Pamphlets project, a multi-partner project led by the University of Southampton. The resource will not just have its own website but numerous means of access.

* The principal content will be delivered via JSTOR
* Metadata on individual pamphlets held by each partner institution will be held in the respective University Library catalogues, with links to the items on JSTOR
* COPAC – The merged online catalogue for major UK research libraries will hold the metadata for each digitised pamphlet, again with links
* Google Search – Metadata will be uploaded to Google for incorporation into the search engine

So even if a user does not directly visit the full resource on JSTOR, there are numerous other doors by which they may gain entrance to the resource

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