Digital Preservation and Metadata: History, Theory, Practice (Paperback)
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Digital Preservation and Metadata: History, Theory, Practice (Paperback)

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Paperback 359 Pages / Published: 15/11/2001
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Protect your digital resources! This book addresses critical issues of preservation, giving you everything you need to effectively protect your resources-from dealing with obsolescence, to responsibilities, methods of preservation, cost, and metadata formats. It also gives examples of numerous national and international institutions that provide frameworks for digital libraries and archives. A long-overdue text for anyone involved in the preservation of digital information, this book is critical in understanding today's methods and practices, intellectual discourse, and preservation guidelines. A must for librarians, archiving professionals, faculty and students of library science, administrators, and corporate leaders!

Publisher: ABC-CLIO
ISBN: 9781563087776
Number of pages: 359
Weight: 651 g
Dimensions: 234 x 156 x 24 mm
Edition: Annotated edition


MEDIA REVIEWS
"This comprehensive volume leaves the reader with an understanding of the many current questions, offering him sound insights and a presentation of the subject that begs involvement for those working closely with these issues as well as for those interested in the broader subject of the challenges of creating and maintaining a permanent record."-Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services
"Highly recommended for all larger libraries and archives and for those in IS facing the challenges of this issue."-Library Journal
"This book is a must for all library and information science libraries, for all institutions with programs in computer science, and for all librarians who have to make the choice of purchasing digital rather than print."-Collection Management
"An excellent text...Whether you are a newcomer to the topics of metadata and digital preservation, or a veteran within the field, the book is an informative read, and will serve as an authoritative and frequently used resource for years to come."-Technicalities
"[W]ritten in an engaging style and Lazinger has performed a useful service in collecting a vast amount of information together in one relatively compact volume....[o]f use to library school students and others who need a relatively short introduction to digital preservation issues and/or metadata developments."-Journal of the Society of Archivists
"YWritten in an engaging style and Lazinger has performed a useful service in collecting a vast amount of information together in one relatively compact volume....Yof use to library school students and others who need a relatively short introduction to digital preservation issues and/or metadata developments."-Journal of the Society of Archivists
?[W]ritten in an engaging style and Lazinger has performed a useful service in collecting a vast amount of information together in one relatively compact volume....[o]f use to library school students and others who need a relatively short introduction to digital preservation issues and/or metadata developments.?-Journal of the Society of Archivists
?Highly recommended for all larger libraries and archives and for those in IS facing the challenges of this issue.?-Library Journal
?This book is a must for all library and information science libraries, for all institutions with programs in computer science, and for all librarians who have to make the choice of purchasing digital rather than print.?-Collection Management
?An excellent text...Whether you are a newcomer to the topics of metadata and digital preservation, or a veteran within the field, the book is an informative read, and will serve as an authoritative and frequently used resource for years to come.?-Technicalities
?This comprehensive volume leaves the reader with an understanding of the many current questions, offering him sound insights and a presentation of the subject that begs involvement for those working closely with these issues as well as for those interested in the broader subject of the challenges of creating and maintaining a permanent record.?-Library Collections, Acquisitions, and Technical Services

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