Enduring Access to Digitized Books: Organizational and Technical Framework

Oya Y. Rieger, William R. Kehoe

2009, Vol. 4, No. 3, pp. 137-145



The digitization of millions of books under corporate and non-profit programs is dramatically expanding our ability to search, discover, and retrieve published materials. Accompanying this progress are cultural heritage institutions’ concerns about the long-term management challenges associated with providing enduring access to a hlarge corpus of digitized materials, especially within the confinements of copyright laws. The goal of this presentation is to describe Cornell University Library’s program to illustrate a range of organizational and technical issues involved in planning and implementing a preservation infrastructure for digitized books.

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The International Journal of Digital Curation. ISSN: 1746-8256
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