Hydra Curriculum (2010) Public Deposited
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This was the working document for a Hydra Curriculum circa 2010. Most of this content became part of the HydraCamp curriculum. Why a curriculum? In the effort to create digital repositories, libraries rarely have the luxury of hiring new staff who are both fluent in the necessary technology and cognizant of the particular concerns and responsibilities of libraries. The technology skills required for the implementation of a [digital library | institutional repository | electronic thesis and dissertation solution] are so new that few training resources are available. This document attempts to provide a resource for training staff in the technology skills necessary for implementing a digital repository. We list the technologies and the problem solving skills required to work effectively with each technology, along with a practical example of how each can be used in the creation and running of a repository.