STA MA - Report available: "Preserving the Whole" (Digital Library Federation)

Dear STAMAsters (apologies for cross-posting):
Forwarded to STHC-L from ARCHIVES.

Russell Johnson

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Date: Fri, 30 Jul 1999 10:36:08 -0400
From: Terry Kuny <Terry.Kuny@XIST.COM>
Subject: [DOC] DLF report "Preserving the Whole"
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A new report from the Digital Library Federation explores options
for salvaging quantitative data stored in technically obsolete
formats and its associated documentation stored on paper.

"Preserving the Whole: A Two-Track Approach to Rescuing Social
Science Data and Metadata" reports on a project at Yale University
to migrate - or move into currently accessible formats - public
option survey data collected and encoded in the 1970's.

"Preserving the Whole" is available on the Web site of the Digital
Library Federation:


and in print form from the Council on Library and Information Resources
CLIR) for $15 prepaid, including postage and handling.

Checks should be made payable to CLIR and mained to:

CLIR Publication Orders,
1755 Massachusetts Ave, NW, Suite 500
Washington, DC 20036-2124

Credit card orders may be placed by calling CLIR at 202-939-4750,
sending a fax to 202-939-4765, or sending e-mail to info@clir.org.

A complete listing of publicatons may be found at CLIR's web site,


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