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Digital archives are

repositories of digital information that are collectively responsible for ensuring, through the exercise of various migration strategies, the integrity and long-term accessibility of the nation’s social, economic, cultural and intellectual heritage instantiated in digital form.[1]

Overview Edit

"[D]igital archives necessarily embrace digital library functions to the extent that they must select, obtain, store, and provide access to digital information."[2]

References Edit

  1. Preserving Digital Information, at 8.
  2. Id.

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