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Changing Trains at Wigan: Digital Preservation and the Future of Scholarship

Table of contents

Foreword

3

List of abbreviations

7



1. Introduction

13

Cultural transformation and dependence on digital form

15

Certificate and memory

17



2. Current situation

20

Society and science

20

Documentary heritage

23

Environmental applications

25

Connections and new technologies

27



3. Positive attitude to digital preservation

28

Old strategies and new problems

29



4. Digital preservation: coincidence and rescue

37

New surroundings, new challenge

40



5. Conclusion

42

Developing our social history

43

Assuring survival

44



Endnotes

47

 

 

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Translated by El┐bieta M▒twicka