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dc.contributor.author Collins, Niamh
dc.contributor.editor Layden, Dervila
dc.date.accessioned 2010-09-28T14:03:31Z
dc.date.available 2010-09-28T14:03:31Z
dc.date.issued 2010
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/10197/2464
dc.description.abstract This paper reports on the Irish Builder and Engineer research project which was conducted as part of the UCD Irish Virtual Research Library and Archive (IVRLA) series of demonstrator research projects. The remit of these projects was to provide digital research resources and to show how digital repositories could not only provide access to archival research materials but could also present material in new ways and suggest themes for further research. The Irish Builder and Engineer, which commenced publication in 1859 and survived under various titles until 1979, is a key resource in understanding the development of the Irish building and engineering trades. This project, which is the first phase of a long-term project, created a complete contents catalogue of the journal from 1890 to 1914, thus facilitating academic investigation into the history of engineering, construction and sanitary science in Ireland as well as into the history and content of The Irish Builder and Engineer itself. The research paper outlines the history and significance of the journal, describes the process of designing the catalogue, and explains the issues encountered in completing the work. The paper concludes with suggestions as to how this project could be developed in the future. en
dc.description.sponsorship Higher Education Authority en
dc.format.extent 101364 bytes
dc.format.mimetype application/pdf
dc.language.iso en en
dc.publisher UCD Irish Virtual Research Library and Archive en
dc.relation.ispartof Research and resources in a digital age : UCD Irish Virtual Research Library and Archive
dc.relation.ispartofseries UCD Irish Virtual Research Library and Archive Research Report Series en
dc.relation.ispartofseries 5 en
dc.relation.uri http://digital.ucd.ie/view/ivrla:30524 en
dc.subject Construction--Ireland en
dc.subject Engineering--Ireland en
dc.subject Cataloguing & databases en
dc.subject.lcsh Engineering--Periodicals--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Architecture--Periodicals--Ireland en
dc.subject.lcsh Periodicals--Bibliography--Catalogs en
dc.subject.lcsh Periodicals--Electronic information resources en
dc.subject.lcsh Digital libraries--Research en
dc.title The Irish builder and engineer catalogue en
dc.type Working Paper en
dc.internal.availability Full text available en
dc.status Not peer reviewed en
dc.neeo.contributor Collins|Niamh|aut|
dc.neeo.contributor Layden|Dervila|edt|
dc.description.admin ti,ke.kpw27/9/10 en


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