The State of the Art and Practice in Digital Preservation

  title={The State of the Art and Practice in Digital Preservation},
  author={Kyong-Ho Lee and Oliver Slattery and Richang Lu and Xiao Li Tang and Victor McCrary},
  booktitle={Journal of research of the National Institute of Standards and Technology},
The goal of digital preservation is to ensure long-term access to digitally stored information. In this paper, we present a survey of techniques used in digital preservation. We also introduce representative digital preservation projects and case studies that provide insight into the advantages and disadvantages of different preservation strategies. Finally, the pros and cons of current strategies, critical issues for digital preservation, and future directions are discussed. 
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