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Personal Archiving: Preserving Our Digital Heritage
edited by Donald T. Hawkins



This multi-authored work offers one of the first and most robust explorations of the emerging field of personal digital archiving. Editor Donald T. Hawkins and his expert contributors cover a range of innovative projects and practical topics:

  • Archiving individual and family histories
  • New and nascent services and software products
  • Social media and email applications
  • Legal issues including digital inheritance and privacy
  • Evolving formats and media considerations
  • Academic research projects
  • Library of Congress initiatives
  • The pioneering role of the Internet Archive
  • Research at Microsoft
  • Case studies of digital archiving in practice

Hawkins, Donald T., ed.Personal Archiving: Preserving Our Digital Heritage. Medford, NJ, CyberAge Books, 2013. 224pp.

ISBN 978-1-57387-480-9 $49.50
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