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Understandability and Usability of Data

  • David GiarettaEmail author
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Abstract

Ensuring that digitally encoded information remains usable and understandable over time is, together with authenticity , at the heart of digital preservation . The previous chapter discussed some of the formal aspects of intelligibility. This chapter discusses the complementary issue of usability of the data.

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References

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    Data Request Broker – DRB http://www.gael.fr/drb/
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    Henis E, Rabinovici-Cohen S, Reshef P, Ronen S (2009) A System and Method for Managing Representation Information in a Preservation Data System. Available from http://www.priorartdatabase.com/IPCOM/000183331/

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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.STFC and Alliance for Permanent AccessYetminster, DorsetUK

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