This white paper is a complete introduction to the current landscape of digital preservation.
Preservation has always been a core responsibility of libraries and museums, but the associated challenges and solutions have changed with technology. Digital preservation is a huge subfield within library and information science and it will only continue to grow.
If you've been avoiding the topic, it's time to catch up! Here's what's inside:
- A review of preservation and why it should matter to you
- Threats to preservation in the digital age and how to tackle them
- Current practices that address the needs of digital preservation
- Introduction to TIND preservation lifecycle and best practices