Preservation involves saving and protecting valuable artifacts and information. Preservation can be done in physical and/or digital form. Digital preservation deals with collecting, saving and protecting digital files such as documents, images, audio/video, and multimedia. Some digital files are the result of digitizing a physical artifacts such as scanning a book. While other digital files are "born-digital" such as websites, social media communications and emails.
Starting Small: Practical First Steps in Digital Preservation
- gives some tips for getting started with preserving your stuff.
- Main information and activity hub at the Library of Congress
There are 2 ways to request information from the archives.
Inez Moore Parker Archives and Research Center
James B. Duke Memorial Library
Johnson C. Smith University
100 Beatties Ford Road
Charlotte, NC 28216
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