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Preservation science survey: an overview of recent developments in research on the conservation of selected analog library and archival materials

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Copyright (c) 2000 Council on Library and Information Resources

Abstract: This report presents an overview of recent research in the preservation of three information carriers: paper, film and photographic materials, and magnetic tape. It covers significant developments internationally over the last five years and concentrates on emerging technologies that have the potential for large-scale application.

The review focuses on work being done in North America, Europe, and Australia. It is intended for those who make decisions about preservation as well as the foundations and other organizations that support such work. Recognizing that this survey cannot convey the full scope or detail of the research noted, the authors have provided contact information for the individuals and institutions mentioned in this survey and a list of references.


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Publication Year:2000
Type of Material:Book
Language English
Issue:pub95 December 2000
Publisher:Council on Library and Information Resources
Place of Publication:Washington, DC
Notes:Published in cooperation with the European Commission on Preservation and Access~Copyright 2000 by the Council on Library and Information Resources. No part of this publication may be reproduced or transcribed in any form without permission of the publisher. Requests for reproduction should be submitted to the Director of Communications at the Council on Library and Information Resources.
Subject: Preservation issues
Online access:http://www.clir.org/pubs/abstract/pub95abst.html
ISBN:1887334807
Record Number:8413
Last Update:2012-12-29 14:06:47
Date Created:0000-00-00 00:00:00