Preserving Digital Content in the 21st Century

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Preserving Digital Content in the 21st Century

By: admin | Podcasts and Slideshows | March 26, 2009
Bob Horton, Director of Library, Publications & Collections, takes a look at the considerable challenges involved in preserving digital content. While content keeps growing and storage media keep changing, historical organizations struggle to keep up.