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On the Preservation of Human- and Machine-Readable Records

Information Technology and Libraries Volume 7, Number 1, ISSN 0730-9295


Describes the findings of the Committee on Preservation of the National Archives and Record Service, which compared the effectiveness of machine readable records and microfilm as storage media for archives. Discussion of the disadvantages of machine readable records focuses primarily on the rapid changes in technology. (4 references) (CLB)


Mallinson, J.C. (1988). On the Preservation of Human- and Machine-Readable Records. Information Technology and Libraries, 7(1), 19-23. Retrieved October 28, 2020 from .

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