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Managing Preservation for Libraries and Archives: Current Practice and Future Developments

Edited By: John Feather


Hardback | Jan 2004 | #144782 | ISBN: 0754607054
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Brings together an international team of contributors presenting the latest findings on key areas of preservation and addressing the most common storage and retrieval problems for different types of media. The authors also revisit traditional preservation and conservation approaches and suggest how to develop policies for the future.


Introduction - principles and policies, John Feather; The malleability of fire - preserving digital information, Colin Webb; Selection for digital preservation - dilemmas and issues, Majlis Bremer-Laamanen and Jani Stenvall; Issues in the long-term management of digital material, Adrienne Muir; Preserving paper - recent advances, Rene Teygeler; Sound recordings, Dietrich Schuller; Preservation management - sources of information, Graham Matthews; The future, Marie-Therese Varlamoff.

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