Digital preservation (1)
Preservation:
Preservation ensures that information survives
in usable form for as long as it is wanted
... the planning, resource allocation, and
application of preservation methods and
technologies to ensure that digital information
of continuing value remains accessible and
usable” - Margaret Hedstrom (1998)
Terminological issues - 'preservation,' 'curation,'
'longevity,' … (?)
Beginners Guide to Metadata, York, 23 June 2004