Digital Preservation: Issues and Challenges

John Paul Anbu K, Maroin L N Chibambo


The paper takes stock of various preservation problems and challenges laced by different types of digital materials to ensure permanent accessibility of resources by present and litturf.: generations. It argues that digital preservation poses challenges fundamentally different from the traditional materials mainly due to varied and complex nature of digital resources. It concludes that there is an urgent need to draw up national digital preservation frameworks to protect the current digital infOrmation resourcesjorlitture access and use.

KEYWORDS : Preservation, Digital Resources, Digital Preservation.

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