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Posted on Monday June 6, 2016

Updated on Monday November 6, 2023

Staff creating and preserving digital collections

Theme: Economics
Indicator: Number of staff engaged in creating and preserving digital collections
Reference date: 31/08/2017 (Enumerate Core Survey 4)
Monitoring frequency: biennial
Institution types: museums, libraries, archives, other
Geographical scope: Europe

This indicator establishes whether an institution monitors y/n the actual use (accessing) of its digital collections.

An average of 8 people are involved on a full-time basis in the digital collection activities. 6 people are paid staff and 2 are volunteers.

Between Core Survey 1 and Core Survey there was a 50% increase in the reported number of staff involved. However between Core Survey 2 and Core Survey 3 the average was the same. The reasons for the changes are unexplained and may be due to the sample.

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