Preservation Initiatives in E-Environment to Protect Information Assets

Preservation Initiatives in E-Environment to Protect Information Assets

Tawfeeq Nazir (University of Kashmir, India)
Copyright: © 2017 |Pages: 16
DOI: 10.4018/978-1-5225-1653-8.ch010
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Abstract

The libraries have been slow to commence an action to preserve scholarly journals' content. Since the appearance of e-resources and consortium, there has been serious thinking of digital preservation. There have been continued and concerted efforts for preservation of e-resources and as such digital preservation of subscribed consortium content remains a serious threat for the consortia administrators. This study investigates the global initiatives taken to ensure access to perpetuity to electronic resources.
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Strategies For Digital Preservation

There are several strategies that individuals and organizations may use to actively combat the loss of digital information. The following different option for preserving digital content for future use are (Day, 2003):

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