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Digital Preservation


go  Austrian Experts to Discuss Long-term Preservation in the Digital Era. The instability of the Internet is an additional risk for knowledge accumulated in the html format. The need to safeguard this relatively new form of documentary heritage calls for international consensus on its collection, preservation and dissemination which resulted in the adotion of "UNESCO Charter on the Preservation of the Digital Heritage"

go  Charter on the Preservation of Digital Heritage, 15 October 2003.

go  Data Storage: From Digits to Dust. "Surprise--computerized data can decay before you know it".

go  Digital Preservation Summary, by Jeff Rothenberg. This document by Jeff Rothenberg, addresses the vulnerability of digital records, what affects digital records and preservation.

go  The Long Now Foundation. Time and Bits Managing digital continuity. Content, data, information -- all are different terms for knowledge. Humans store knowledge because we benefit as a species from the ability to communicate information over time and space with accuracy.

go  The Rosetta Project. Building a near permanent archive of a 1000 languages. The Rosetta Project is a global collaboration of language specialists and native speakers working to develop a contemporary counterpart of the historic Rosetta Stone.



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