Digital Archaeology: Rescuing Neglected and Damaged Data Resources. A JISC/NPO Study within the Electronic Libraries (eLib) Programme on the Preservation of Electronic Materials

Ross, S. and Gow, A. (1999) Digital Archaeology: Rescuing Neglected and Damaged Data Resources. A JISC/NPO Study within the Electronic Libraries (eLib) Programme on the Preservation of Electronic Materials. Project Report. Library Information Technology Centre, South Bank University, London.

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Abstract

The study examines the approaches to accessing digital materials where the media has become damaged (through disaster or age) or where the hardware or software is either no longer available or unknown. The study begins by looking at the problems associated with media.

Item Type:Research Reports or Papers (Project Report)
Keywords:digital archaeology, digital preservation, media recovery
Status:Published
Glasgow Author(s) Enlighten ID:Gow, Ms Ann and Ross, Professor Seamus
Authors: Ross, S., and Gow, A.
Subjects:Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > Z665 Library Science. Information Science
Z Bibliography. Library Science. Information Resources > ZA Information resources > ZA4050 Electronic information resources
College/School:College of Arts > School of Humanities > Information Studies
Publisher:Library Information Technology Centre, South Bank University
Copyright Holders:Copyright © 2009 JISC
Publisher Policy:Reproduced with the permission of the authors

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