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Bookmarks with tag “preservation”:

The Teletext Archive

A searchable database of teletext pages recovered from domestic videotape

Digital preservation

In library and archival science, digital preservation is a formal process to ensure that digital information of continuing value remains accessible and usable in the long term. It involves planning, resource allocation, and application of preservation methods and technologies, and combines policies, strategies and actions to ensure access to reformatted and "born-digital" content, regardless of the challenges of media failure and technological change. The goal of digital preservation is the accurate rendering of authenticated content over time.

‘No one else is saving it’: the fight to protect a historic music collection

The Archive of Contemporary Music, which houses more than 90m songs and is supported by names such as Martin Scorsese, is in need of a new home

Author: “The Internet Archive is the most useful library.”

The ability to quickly search the full text of the books I borrow from the Internet Archive is amazingly useful.