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Introduction to Digital Preservation: Models & Standards

Subjects: Digital Library

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bell jar with a purple three and a half inch floppy disk insideDigital preservation is standards-based. The field uses both theoretical models and standards as the basis for digital preservation activities. The language used in the field can be confusing, but it is based off the standards and models. Understanding the various models and standards will help to fill in the gaps and provide a starting point.





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