Archival Considerations: A Practical Approach from a Small Business Perspective

by Kirkley, Ronald

Abstract (Summary)
Procedures were developed to create a digital archive for a moderate sized engineering firm. The two part process involved data recovery from past backup tapes and from various magnetic and optical media from earlier attempts of archiving digital information. It also involved creating procedures for preserving and archiving present and future information. The archival procedures were developed utilizing the major recommendations found in the literature that generally focused on libraries, corporations and governmental organizations
Bibliographical Information:

Advisor:Dr. Deborah Barreau

School:University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill

School Location:USA - North Carolina

Source Type:Master's Thesis

Keywords:digital archive electronic preservation tape drive data recovery


Date of Publication:04/10/2006

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