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Preserving digital materials

Author: D R Harvey; Jaye Weatherburn
Publisher: Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, [2018] ©2018
Edition/Format:   Print book : English : Third editionView all editions and formats
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"This is a concise handbook and reference for a wide range of stakeholders who need to understand how preservation works in the digital world. It describes the increasing importance of the role of new participants in digital preservation activities and can be used both as a textbook for teaching digital preservation and as a guide for the implementation of digital preservation methods and practices. Its synthesis of  Read more...
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Harvey, D.R. (Douglas Ross), 1951-
Preserving digital materials.
Lanham, Maryland : Rowman & Littlefield, 2018
(DLC) 2017047496
Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: D R Harvey; Jaye Weatherburn
ISBN: 9781538102961 153810296X 9781538102978 1538102978
OCLC Number: 1005199572
Description: xxv, 249 pages ; 26 cm
Contents: Part I. Why do we preserve digital materials? --
Preservation in the digital age --
The need for digital preservation --
Part II. What digital materials are we preserving? --
Digital artifacts, digital objects, storage --
Selection for preservation --
Requirements for successful digital preservation --
Part III. How do we preserve digital materials? --
Digital preservation strategies I --
Digital preservation strategies II --
Case studies --
Part IV. Collaboration and the future --
Digital preservation initiatives --
The future of digital preservation.
Responsibility: Ross Harvey and Jaye Weatherburn.

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