“Digitization and Digital Preservation: A Review of the Literature”
The following article appears in the San Jose State University SLIS [School of Library and Information Science] Student Research Journal: Vol. 4: Iss. 1 (2014).
Stephanie Routhier Perry
San Jose State University
San Jose State University SLIS [School of Library and Information Science] Student Research Journal
Vol. 4: Iss. 1, Article 4.
Digitization and digital preservation are rapidly becoming the standard forms of preservation for libraries, archives, and other cultural heritage institutions, yet there is still much confusion as to what they mean and how they are meant to be used. Through a review of the recent literature, this paper aims to define both concepts, as well as find some of the common challenges associated with these preservation processes. Different preservation methods, collaboration techniques, and metadata schema are also discussed.
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Gary Price (email@example.com) is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. He earned his MLIS degree from Wayne State University in Detroit. Price has won several awards including the SLA Innovations in Technology Award and Alumnus of the Year from the Wayne St. University Library and Information Science Program. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at Ask.com. Gary is also the co-founder of infoDJ an innovation research consultancy supporting corporate product and business model teams with just-in-time fact and insight finding.