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Main Title Protecting your library's digital sources : the essential guide to planning and preservation /
Author Kahn, Miriam
Publisher American Library Association,
Year Published 2004
OCLC Number 53932538
ISBN 083890873X; 9780838908730
Subjects Library buildings--Safety measures ; Archives--Safety measures ; Library information networks--Security measures ; Electronic records--Conservation and restoration ; Emergency management ; Computer security ; Data protection ; Electronic data processing--Backup processing alternatives ; Elektronische informatie ; Veiligheidsmaatregelen ; Preservatie ; LIBRARY COLLECTIONS ; DIGITAL PRESERVATION ; ELECTRONIC INFORMATION RESOURCES ; Emergency management--Planning ; Libraries--Safety measures
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Library Call Number Additional Info Location Last
ESAM  Z679.7.K385 2004 Region 10 Library/Seattle,WA 08/06/2004
Collation xiii, 104 pages ; 28 cm
Includes bibliographical references (pages 93-99) and index.
Contents Notes
Preventing common causes of loss -- Planning for the worst : loss of computer operations -- Basic considerations in disaster response planning -- Disaster response planning -- Disaster response : when everything goes wrong -- Disaster response planning for hardware and physical storage media -- Protecting data for long-term retention -- Decision-making for today and tomorrow -- The future : organizations involved with the study of the preservation of electronic records -- Checklists. Looks at the prevention of loss, the restoration of data or digital materials, and planning for long-term access to these materials. The last chapter provides 29 different checklists to help digital project managers and information technology specialists formulate a disaster response plan and consider a variety of issues in planning for the long life of their projects.