Preserving digital information forever

@inproceedings{Waugh2000PreservingDI,
  title={Preserving digital information forever},
  author={Andrew Waugh and Ross Wilkinson and Brendan Hills and Jon Dell'Oro},
  booktitle={ACM DL},
  year={2000}
}
Well within our lifetime we can expect to see most information being created, stored and used digitally. Despite the growing importance of digital data, the wider community pays almost no attention to the problems of preserving this digital information for the future. Even within the archival and library communities most work on digital preservation has been theoretical, not practical, and highlights the problems rather than giving solutions. Physical libraries have to preserve information for… CONTINUE READING

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