The Digital Rosetta Stone: A Model for Maintaining Long-term Access to Static Digital Documents

  title={The Digital Rosetta Stone: A Model for Maintaining Long-term Access to Static Digital Documents},
  author={Alan R. Heminger and Steven B. Robertson},
In the past several decades, and at an increasing pace, many records that used to be stored on paper have been stored digitally on computer information systems, instead. As older technologies are replaced by newer generations of hardware and software, new schemes for storing and coding the data are introduced. Because of the rapid evolution of technology, future digital systems may not be able to read and/or interpret the digital records made and stored on these older systems, even if those… CONTINUE READING

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