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Preserving Digital Information by Henry M. Gladney

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Published by Springer .
Written in English

Subjects:

  • Non-book materials in libraries & archives,
  • Storage, maintenance & preservation of collections,
  • Library & Information Science,
  • Computers,
  • Computers - General Information,
  • Computer Books: General,
  • Advertising & Promotion,
  • Computers / Information Storage & Retrieval,
  • Data Archival,
  • Digital Object Formats,
  • Distributed Content Management,
  • Dublin Core Metadata Initiative - DCMI,
  • Information Object Structure,
  • Long-Term Preservation,
  • Open Archival Information System - OAIS,
  • Information Storage & Retrieval,
  • Digital preservation,
  • Electronic records,
  • Information storage and retrieval systems

Book details:

The Physical Object
FormatHardcover
Number of Pages314
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL9056817M
ISBN 103540378863
ISBN 109783540378860

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pub Preserving Digital Information, Report of the Task Force on Archiving of Digital Information Waters, Donald; Garrett, John (5/96, 59 pp.) ISBN $ Recommends specific actions that the Commission on Preservation and Access, the Research Libraries Group. Inc. (RLG), and other organizations could undertake to help develop reliable systems for . The third edition of Preserving Digital Materials is now the single best volume on digital preservation. Thoroughly updated to incorporate knowledge from fifteen years of best practice, the book offers conceptually clear insight on how to keep digital information by:   Additionally, Dr. Gladney explains the requirements of the related software, and sketches how to implement it. Preserving Digital Information presents an up-to-date description of its field, together with a solution for all technical problems identified in the 5/5(1). Get this from a library! Preserving digital information. [Henry M Gladney] -- "Cultural history enthusiasts have asserted the urgent need to protect digital information from imminent loss. Without action, much of what has been created in digital form is likely to become.

Preserving Digital Information presents an up-to-date description of its field, together with a solution for all technical problems identified in the pertinent professional literature. Preserving electronic information presents a new challenge for librarians, archivists, and others. Both large and small organizations are now responsible not only for preserving print resources but for preserving digital information on disks, networks, CD . Get this from a library! Preserving digital information. [Henry M Gladney] -- Describes methodology for the long-term preservation of various kinds of digital documents. This book outlines a technical solution and justifies its correctness and optimality. The presentation. At the same time, the more that information is “born digital,” the greater the challenges of preserving it for the long term. Until the advent of digital information, libraries and archives had a well-developed strategy for preserving the material .

In library and archival science, preservation is a set of activities aimed at prolonging the life of a record, book, or object while making as few changes as possible. Preservation activities vary widely and may include monitoring the condition of items, maintaining the temperature and humidity in collection storage areas, writing a plan in case of emergencies, digitizing items, . Therefore, by thinking about preserving the digital object early on, even when it is created, we save a great deal of time and stress later on when trying to retrieve the information an object holds before it is too late. In this sense, digital preservation, and especially early digital preservation, is important not only for personal data. Preserving Digital Information The report concludes with a set of recommendations on which the Commission on Preservation and Access and The Research Libraries Group need to act, either separately or together and in concert with other individuals or organizations as appropriate. The Commission and The Research Libraries Group should. Preserving Digital Information Page 1 Report of the Task Force on Archiving of Digital Information May 1, Introduction Today we can only imagine the content of and audience reaction to the lost plays of Aeschylus. We do not know how Mozart sounded when performing his own music. We can have no direct experience of David Garrick on stage.