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Recent Publications


  Sustainable data from digital research

Sustainable data from digital research
Nick Thieberger, Linda Barwick, Rosey Billington and Jill Vaughan (eds)
Custom Book Centre, 2011

The book is available for free download here:

And can be purchased as a print-on-demand volume from the Custom Book Centre







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Wurrurrumi Kun-Borrk
Kevin Djimarr
Sydney University Press, 2007
ISBN: 9781920898618





(Published in conjunction with the National Recording Project)

  Sustainable Data From Digital Fieldwork, Conference Proceedings, Cover

Sustainable data from digital fieldwork
Edited by Linda Barwick and Nicholas Thieberger
Sydney University Press
ISBN: 9781920898502

These Conference proceedings have also been published online through the Sydney eScholarship Repository.


    The proceedings from PARADISEC's 2003 conference Researchers, Communities, Institutions and Sound Recordings have also recently been published online through the Sydney eScholarship Repository.


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