Preserving Digital Information

ISBN: 9783540378860
Publisher: Springer
Edition: 2007
Publication Date: 2007-03-12
Number of pages: 319
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Cultural history enthusiasts have asserted the urgent need to protect digital information from imminent loss. This book describes methodology for long-term preservation of all kinds of digital documents. It justifies this methodology using 20th century theory of knowledge communication, and outlines the requirements and architecture for the software needed. The author emphasizes attention to the perspectives and the needs of end users.

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