Preserving born-digital cultural heritage in virtual world

Jianhai Ruan, Jerome P. McDonough

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Abstract

Born-digital cultural heritage faces the challenge of vanishing away rapidly. In this paper, the issues surrounding the preservation of born-digital cultural heritage are described and explored, and preservation strategies for born-digital cultural heritage are recommended based on the UNESCO's Charter for the Preservation of Digital Heritage. The authors believe that a major focus of digital preservation efforts should be the preservation of born-digital heritage materials.

Original languageEnglish (US)
Title of host publicationITME2009 - Proceedings 2009 IEEE International Symposium on IT in Medicine and Education
Pages745-748
Number of pages4
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2009
Event2009 IEEE International Symposium on IT in Medicine and Education, ITME2009 - Ji'nan, China
Duration: Aug 14 2009Aug 16 2009

Publication series

NameITME2009 - Proceedings 2009 IEEE International Symposium on IT in Medicine and Education

Other

Other2009 IEEE International Symposium on IT in Medicine and Education, ITME2009
CountryChina
CityJi'nan
Period8/14/098/16/09

ASJC Scopus subject areas

  • Computer Networks and Communications
  • Computer Science Applications
  • Biomedical Engineering
  • Education

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