Preserving Our Collections, Preserving Our Missions

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This book chapter discusses digital collection preservation. The authors provide a philosophical base for cultural memory organizations' need to participate in distributed digital preservation solutions as community-owned and community-led initiatives. This chapter will be useful for all readers, particularly those with questions about the value of collaborative engagement in the digital arena for cultural memory organizations.

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Halbert, Martin & Skinner, Katherine 2010.

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This book chapter discusses digital collection preservation. The authors provide a philosophical base for cultural memory organizations' need to participate in distributed digital preservation solutions as community-owned and community-led initiatives. This chapter will be useful for all readers, particularly those with questions about the value of collaborative engagement in the digital arena for cultural memory organizations.

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  • A Guide to Distributed Digital Preservation, 2010, Atlanta: Educopia Institute, pp. 1-9

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A Guide to Distributed Digital Preservation

This text is a collection of essays that gives an overview of the reasons for considering distributed digital preservation (a system which maintains copies of digital objects in multiple geographic locations) as well as considerations for implementing this kind of digital preservation. According to the back cover, "Readers may use this guide to gain both a philosophical and practical understanding of the emerging field of distributed digital preservation, including how to establish or join a network."

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Halbert, Martin & Skinner, Katherine. Preserving Our Collections, Preserving Our Missions, chapter, 2010; [Atlanta, Georgia]. (digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc75415/: accessed November 24, 2017), University of North Texas Libraries, Digital Library, digital.library.unt.edu; .