ISSN: 2249 - 0213

     A Quarterly Open Access Journal

Digital Preservation of Library Materials

Digital Preservation has been recognized as one of the urgent challenges in our digital information society. It is the current trends in all modern libraries and a recognized as a vital part of managing information in digital format. A number of libraries have thus started to invest intensive research and development to provide solutions that allow us to maintain digital objects accessible. Most of these solutions, how ever, are aimed at larger institutions who have a dedicated mandate, and thus can build up expertise, resources and systems. Yet, we increasingly find that many libraries are faced with the challenge to preserve their materials. This paper will present the goal is to automatic digital preservation activities, and to be handled as a fully digital preservation background process and also discuss why digital preservation is required?

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