Essay On Digital Preservation

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DIGITAL As stated in a web engine (Advertising Perspectives), Digital is a form of recording technique in which sounds, images and physical documents are converted into groups of electronic bits and stored on a magnetic or optical medium. Thus, the traditional way of writing and storing physical objects was changed into electronic bits or digital objects. Digital technologies were being used all over the world because of its convenience to the users especially businesses and companies. And as of now, digital technologies are also being convenient in education aspects. In fact, schools and universities especially research institutions using digital technology to convert scholar outputs into digital objects to collect and protect those outputs.…show more content…
In other words, Choose photos which are so important and at the same time with high resolutions and do not be afraid to decide to delete if they are not important. Next, Organize the photos that have been selected. Photos should have descriptive file name for each copy. For easy way to disseminate and access the digital objects, setting each photo by their own file name is the best way. Finally, Make copies of images or photos and store them in different places. Thinking of the possibility of the files will be corrupted, it is better to have a back-up of the original copy. In the light of effective digital preservation, a study conducted by P. Wheatley (2004), in order to understand the process necessary to achieve the long term digital preservation of objects placed within a repository, requirements and aims for effective digital preservation has been proposed by the author. The key functional goals can be summarized as follows: 1. Data can be maintained in the repository without being damaged, lost or maliciously altered. 2. Data can be found, extracted from the archive and served to a user. 3. Data can be interpreted and understood by the user. 4. Goal 1, 2 and 3 can be achieved in the long

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