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Title Preserving.exe : toward a national strategy for software preservation.

Publication Info. [Washington, D.C.] : National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program at the Library of Congress, October, 2013.

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Location Call No. OPAC Message Status
 Axe Federal Documents Online  LC 1.2:SO 2    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (41 pages) : color illustrations
text txt rdacontent
computer c rdamedia
online resource cr rdacarrier
Note Title from title screen (viewed on Mar. 11, 2014).
A report from the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program at the Library of Congress, focused on identifying valuable and at-risk software. Topics covered include executable software preservation, game preservation, electronic literature and ideas for approaches to ensure long-term access. It highlights issues and concerns raised at a summit held in Washington, D.C., May 20-21 2013, to identify key next steps for ensuring long term access to software.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents The lures of software preservation / by Henry Lowood, Stanford University -- An executable past: the case for a national software registry / by Matthew Kirschenbaum, Department of English and Maryland Institute for Technology in the Humanities, University of Maryland -- We didn't see this coming: Our unexpected roles as software archivists and what we learned at Preserving.exe / by Alice Allen, Astrophysics Source Code Library & Peter Teuben, University of Maryland, Astronomy Department -- Appendix A: Life-saving: the National Software Reference Library interview with Doug White, National Institute of Standards and Technology, National Software Reference Library -- Appendix B: Challenges in the curation of teme based media art interview with Michael Mansfield, Smithsonian American Art Museum.
Subject Digital preservation.
Computer software -- Conservation and restoration.
Genre/Form Ebook.
Added Author National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (U.S.), issuing body.
Gpo Item No. 0786 (online)
Sudoc No. LC 1.2:SO 2

 
    
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