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Digital preservation for libraries, archives, and museums [electronic resource]. Edward M Corrado.

Corrado, Edward M. (Author).
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  • ISBN: 9780810887138 (electronic bk)
  • Physical Description: 1 online resource
  • Date Published: 2014.

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Summary, etc.: Digital Preservation in Libraries, Archives, and Museums represents a new approach to getting started with digital preservation: that of what cultural heritage professionals need to know as they begin their work. For administrators and practitioners alike, the information in this book is presented readably, focusing on management issues and best practices. Although this book addresses technology, it is not solely focused on technology. After all, technology changes and digital preservation is aimed for the long term. This is not a how-to book giving step-by-step processes for certain materials in a given kind of system. Instead, it addresses a broad group of resources that could be housed in any number of digital preservation systems. Finally, this book is about "Things (not technology; not how-to; not theory) I wish I knew before I got started." Digital preservation is concerned with the life cycle of the digital object in a robust and all-inclusive way. Many Europeans and some...
Reproduction Note: Electronic reproduction. Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield Publishers, 2014. Requires OverDrive Read (file size: N/A KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3989 KB) or Adobe Digital Editions (file size: 3480 KB).
Subject: Nonfiction.
Language Arts.
Genre: Electronic books.

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