Preservation in the Age of Google: Digitization, Digital Preservation, and Dilemmas1

  title={Preservation in the Age of Google: Digitization, Digital Preservation, and Dilemmas1},
  author={Paul Conway},
  journal={The Library Quarterly},
  pages={61 - 79}
  • P. Conway
  • Published 1 January 2010
  • Sociology
  • The Library Quarterly
The cultural heritage preservation community now functions largely within the environment of digital technologies. This article begins by juxtaposing definitions of the terms “digitization for preservation” and “digital preservation” within a sociotechnical environment for which Google serves as a relevant metaphor. It then reviews two reports published twelve years apart under the auspices of the Council on Library and Information Resources. Preserving Digital Information presented an… 

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