Protecting your library's digital sources : the essential guide to planning and preservation / Miriam B. Kahn.

By: Kahn, Miriam (Miriam B.)Material type: TextTextPublisher: Chicago : American Library Association, 2004Description: xiii, 104 pages ; 28 cmContent type: text Media type: unmediated Carrier type: volumeSubject(s): Library buildings -- Safety measures | Archives -- Safety measures | Library information networks -- Security measures | Electronic records -- Conservation and restoration | Emergency management -- Planning | Computer security | Data protection | Electronic data processing -- Backup processing alternativesDDC classification: 025.8/2 LOC classification: Z679.7 | .K385 2004Other classification: 06.55 | G250.7
Contents:
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.
Summary: 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.
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Includes bibliographical references (pages 93-99) and index.

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.

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