National Library of Australia Staff Papers, 2010

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“Land of the lost” : a discussion of what can be preserved through digital preservation

Nick del Pozo, Andrew Stawowczyk Long, David Pearson


This article brings together and clarifies a number of key digital preservation theories. It proposes the concept of preservation intent: a clear articulation of a commitment to preserve an object, the specific elements of that object that should be preserved, and a clear time line for the duration of preservation. It investigates these concepts through simple and practical examples.

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