Video of Herbert Van de Sompel’s "From the Version of Record to a Version of the Record" Speech

CNI has released a video of Herbert Van de Sompel's plenary session "From the Version of Record to a Version of the Record" at the CNI Spring 2013 Membership Meeting.

Here's an excerpt from the announcement:

The atomic and static PDF files of the early ejournals days are rapidly being replaced by bundles of dynamic and interdependent resources that are distributed across the Web. These changes present technical challenges regarding information interoperability and long-term preservation, but they also yield broader challenges related to stewardship, access, the delineation of the scholarly record, and the very notion of the version of record. In the same time frame, both the Web and our understanding of its architecture have evolved, which has motivated recent information interoperability efforts—OAI Object Reuse and Exchange, Memento, and ResourceSync—to look at technical challenges from a Web-centric, instead of a repository-centric, perspective, possibly marking a trend to fully embrace the Web as infrastructure for scholarly communication.

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