Online serials: preservation issues

Michael Day

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Abstract

The paper consists of a preliminary investigation of preservation issues related to scholarly online electronic serials. Some background issues are discussed relating to how preservation should be defined, types of electronic serials, the current and future development of scholarly communication and formats currently in use. The discussion of preservation that follows looks at media longevity, hardware and software dependence and obsolescence, data migration, authentication, copyright and ownership issues, legal deposit and the related problems of who should preserve and what should be preserved in the digital age.
LanguageEnglish
Pages199-221
Number of pages23
JournalThe Serials Librarian
Volume33
Issue number3
DOIs
StatusPublished - 1998

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Day, M 1998, 'Online serials: preservation issues' The Serials Librarian, vol. 33, no. 3, pp. 199-221. DOI: 10.1300/J123v33n03_01
Day M. Online serials: preservation issues. The Serials Librarian. 1998;33(3):199-221. Available from, DOI: 10.1300/J123v33n03_01
Day, Michael. / Online serials: preservation issues. In: The Serials Librarian. 1998 ; Vol. 33, No. 3. pp. 199-221
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