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Inquiry into the development of a digital repository and electronic distribution of the Parliamentary Papers Series

24 June 2010

© Commonwealth of Australia 2010
ISBN 978-1-74229-335-6

View the report as a single document - (PDF 149KB)

View the report as separate downloadable parts:

Chapter 1 - Introduction (PDF 25KB)

Background to the inquiry
Terms of reference
Parliamentary Papers Series
   The role of the JCP
   Administration and cost
Conduct of the inquiry

Chapter 2 - Electronic Parliamentary Papers Series (PDF 78KB)

Benefits from electronic provision
Demand for electronic provision of the PPS
Online availability of documents tabled in the Parliament
Short and long-term access to documents included in the PPS
Technological barriers
   Internet access and data size
   Resources needed to develop the architecture for an online repository
   Maintenance of electronic records and long-term archival requirements
Options for a digital repository and electronic distribution
   A digital repository
   Additional methods of electronic distribution
   Other documents accessible through a digital repository
Administration of an electronic PPS

APPENDIX 1 - Submissions Received (PDF 6KB)
APPENDIX 2 - Recommendations and responses relating to chapter four, Distribution of the Parliamentary Papers Series—Report, dated May 2006 (PDF 13KB)

For further information, contact:

Committee Secretary
Joint Committee on Publications
Department of the Senate
PO Box 6100
Parliament House
Canberra ACT 2600

Phone:  +61 2 6277 3037
Fax:     +61 2 6277 3448

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