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Martedì, 24 Giugno 2014

LOC recommends file formats for preserving access to various types of content

Michael Starks
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The Library of Congress has now made specific recommendations on the best file formats for preserving access to content of various types: 

  • Textual works and musical compositions 
  • Still images 
  • Audio 
  • Moving images 
  • Software, electronic games, and learning modules 
  • Datasets and databases

Table of Contents for the Library's recommended format specifications suitable for large-scale acquisition and preservation for long-term access of analog and digital collection formats. The identified formats aim to maximize the chances for survival...

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