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Defining File Format Obsolescence: A Risky Journey

Pearson, David; Webb, Colin

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File format obsolescence is a major risk factor threatening the ongoing usefulness of digital information collections. While the preservation community has become increasingly interested in tools for assessing a wide range of risks, the National Library of Australia is developing mechanisms specifically focused on the risks of format obsolescence. The paper reports on the AONS II Project, undertaken in conjunction with the Australian Partnership for Sustainable Repositories (APSR). The project...[Show more]

CollectionsAustralian Partnership for Sustainable Repositories (APSR)
Type: Journal article
URI: http://hdl.handle.net/1885/47621

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