Term: preservation Class:  
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Created 18 October 2013
Last modified 18 October 2013
Contributed by Stephen Richard


Definition: an activity within archiving that maintains specific items over time so that they can still be accessed and understood through changes in technology ( Lord, Philip and Alison Macdonald. 2003. e-Science curation report: Data curation for e-Science in the UK: an audit to establish requirements for future curation and provision. http://www.jisc.ac.uk/uploaded_documents/e-ScienceReportFinal.pdf)

from e-mail to rda-cwg-terminology list, 2013-10-18 by Margaret Hedstrom Submitted 14 April 2016
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