Emulation as a preservation strategy

David Anderson

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Abstract

Digital ‘objects’ are, in many ways, a curious product of the 20th Century and have attributes that make them quite unlike any of the objects that preceded them. Their immaterial nature gives rise to diverse concerns for those tasked with preservation activity, requiring substantial changes to be made to preservation practice as well as demanding a significant alteration in the way we think about the nature of objecthood in the digital context.
Original languageEnglish
Title of host publicationThe Trusted Online Technical Environment Metadata Database – TOTEM
EditorsM. Thaller
Place of PublicationHamburg
PublisherVerlag Dr. Kovac
Pages9-24
Number of pages16
ISBN (Print)9783830064183
Publication statusPublished - 2012

Publication series

NameKölner Beiträge zu einer geisteswissenschaftlichen Fachinformatik
PublisherVerlag Dr. Kovac

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