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Author Byers, Fred R.

Title Care and handling of CDs and DVDs [electronic resource] : a guide for librarians and archivists / by Fred R. Byers.

Imprint Washington, DC : Council on Library and Information Resources ; Gaithersburg, MD : National Institute of Standards and Technology, 2003.

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 Axe Federal Documents Online  C 13.10:500-252    ---  Available
Description 1 online resource (vi, 42 p.) : ill.
Series NIST special publication ; 500-252
NIST special publication ; 500-252.
Note Title from PDF title screen (viewed Dec. 15, 2003).
"October 2003."
Contents 1. Introd. -- Scope of this guide -- Use of terms: information, content, and data -- Comparative stability of optical discs and other media -- CDs and DVDs: operation and variety -- 2. Ensuring that your digital content remains available -- 3. Disc structure -- Polycarbonate (plastic) substrate layer -- Data layer -- Date layer in ROM discs -- Data layer in R discs -- Data layer in RW and RAM discs -- Metal (reflective) layer -- Metal layer in RW, ROM, and RAM discs -- Metal layer in R discs -- Metal layers in double-layer DVD-ROM discs -- Lacquer (metal protective) layer (CDs) -- Optional surface layer -- 4. How long can you store CDs and DVDs and use them again? -- CD-ROM, DVD-ROM discs -- CD-R, DVD-R, DVD+R discs -- CD-RW, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM discs -- 5. Conditions that affect CDs and DVDs -- Environmental conditions -- Temperature and relative humidity -- Light exposure -- Moisture -- Organic solvents -- Magnetism, X-rays, microwaves, and radiation -- Individual disc storage -- Surface-handling effects -- Scratches on the laser-reading side of CDs and DVDs -- Scratches on the label side of CDs -- Scratches on the label side of single-sided DVDs -- Fingerprints, smudges, dirt, and dust -- Marking -- Flexing -- Application of adhesive labels -- Disc surface printing -- Wear from disc play -- 6. Cleaning.
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references (p. 38-42) and glossary.
Subject Compact discs -- Conservation and restoration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Compact discs -- Handling -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
DVDs -- Conservation and restoration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
DVDs -- Handling -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Digital media -- Conservation and restoration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Added Author National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)
Council on Library and Information Resources.
Added Title Care and handling of compact discs and digital video discs : a guide for librarians and archivists
Other Form: Print version: Byers, Fred R. Care and handling of CDs and DVDs 1932326049 (DLC) 2004303607 (OCoLC)180777289
ISBN 1932326049
9781932326048
Standard No. AU@ 000025297210
GEBAY 7194631
Gpo Item No. 0247 (online)
Sudoc No. C 13.10:500-252

 
    
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