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preservation of digital material by A. M. Hendley

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Published by British Library Research and Development Department in (London) .
Written in English


  • Digital preservation.

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Edition Notes

StatementTony Hendley.
SeriesBritish Library R&D report -- 6242, British Library research and development report -- 6242.
ContributionsBritish Library. Research and Development Department.
The Physical Object
Pagination211p. ;
Number of Pages211
ID Numbers
Open LibraryOL17244609M

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