Friday, May 10, 2013
Practical Digital Preservation: A How-to Guide for Organizations of Any Size
Brown, Adrian. Practical Digital Preservation: A How-to Guide for Organizations of Any Size. Chicago: Neal-Schuman, 2013. 025.84 Brown. ISBN978-7-55570-942-6
As digital preservation becomes an increasingly widespread and accessible practice, smaller organizations can take steps towards developing strategies for implementing it in their own institutions. This straightforward guide offers clear methods and tools for beginning the process. Readers will learn about the arguments for digital preservation, requirements, models for implementing a digital preservation service, and selecting and acquiring digital content. Anyone involved in digital preservation in medium- or smaller-sized information organizations, as well as students and others looking to gain a better understanding of the process, will find invaluable information in this practical guide.