Preserving Digital Materials

Preserving Digital Materials

Description

The third edition of Preserving Digital Materials provides a survey of the digital preservation landscape.

This book is structured around four questions:
1. Why do we preserve digital materials?
2. What digital materials do we preserve?
3. How do we preserve digital materials?
4. How do we manage digital preservation?

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 notes the increasing importance of the role of new stakeholders and the general public in digital preservation. It can be used as both a textbook for teaching digital preservation and as a guide for the many stakeholders who engage in digital preservation. Its synthesis of current information, research, and perspectives about digital preservation from a wide range of sources across many areas of practice makes it of interest to all who are concerned with digital preservation. It will be of use to preservation administrators and managers, who want a professional reference text, information professionals, who wish to reflect on the issues that digital preservation raises in their professional practice, and students in the field of digital preservation.

Similar Books

ISBN 10: 1421426978
ISBN 13: 9781421426976

11 Dec 2018
Trevor Owens

ISBN 10: 0759123152
ISBN 13: 9780759123151

10 Apr 2014
Ross Harvey

ISBN 10: 1442278722
ISBN 13: 9781442278721

30 Jan 2017
Edward M. Corrado

ISBN 10: 1440834784
ISBN 13: 9781440834783

21 Nov 2016
Lynn Silipigni Connaway

ISBN 10: 1476777411
ISBN 13: 9781476777412

04 May 2017
Joshua Hammer

ISBN 10: 1783302062
ISBN 13: 9781783302062

30 Sep 2017
Laura Agnes Millar

ISBN 10: 1856043703
ISBN 13: 9781856043700

15 Dec 2002
Elizabeth Shepherd

ISBN 10: 151790806X
ISBN 13: 9781517908065

12 Aug 2019
Andrew Lison

ISBN 10: 1783303506
ISBN 13: 9781783303502

24 Apr 2020
Jeannette A. Bastian

ISBN 10: 1856048551
ISBN 13: 9781856048552

05 Jun 2015
Margaret Crockett

ISBN 10: 0415071658
ISBN 13: 9780415071659

14 May 1992
Conservation Unit Museums and Galleries Commission

ISBN 10: 1783302267
ISBN 13: 9781783302260

30 Nov 2018
Geoffrey Yeo