Monday, July 04, 2005

Collection care - Digital versus print as a preservation format – expert views from international comparator libraries

Abstract: "As part of a study by the British Library into longterm growth in our collections and our corresponding requirement for physical storage, the Library sought the views of professionals in comparator libraries in Europe, North America and Australasia on the suitability of digital material as a long term archival surrogate for print. Helen Shenton, the British Library's Head of Collection Care, produced a report."