Digital Archiving Resources

Why Digital Preservation is Important for You

Title

Why Digital Preservation is Important for You

Subject

Personal archives

Description

"Increasingly our possessions and our communications are no longer material, they’re digital and they are dependent on technology to make them accessible. As new technology emerges and current technology becomes obsolete, we need to actively manage our digital possessions to help protect them and keep them available for years to come. This video offers simple and practical strategies for personal digital preservation."

Creator

Library of Congress

Publisher

Library of Congress

Date

2010

Contributor

Dejesus, Angela M

Rights

Library of Congress

Access Rights

"Whenever possible, the Library of Congress provides factual information about copyright owners and related matters in the catalog records, finding aids and other texts that accompany collections. As a publicly supported institution, the Library generally does not own rights in its collections. Therefore, it does not charge permission fees for use of such material and generally does not grant or deny permission to publish or otherwise distribute material in its collections. Permission and possible fees may be required from the copyright owner independently of the Library. It is the researcher's obligation to determine and satisfy copyright or other use restrictions when publishing or otherwise distributing materials found in the Library's collections. Transmission or reproduction of protected items beyond that allowed by fair use requires the written permission of the copyright owners. Researchers must make their own assessments of rights in light of their intended use."

Type

Video

Files

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Collection

Citation

Library of Congress, “Why Digital Preservation is Important for You,” Digital Archiving Resources, accessed September 25, 2017, http://dar.cah.ucf.edu/items/show/138.