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Migration on Request, 4th Year Project Report

By Mr Adam Rusbridge


Digital Preservation is defined as the act of ensuring the longevity of digital objects. Migration on Request is a method used to preserve these objects. This report presents an overview of the issues faced in the digital preservation field and extensively discusses the implementation of a tool and the corresponding issues highlighted.

Topics: AA General Resources
Year: 2003
OAI identifier: oai:eprints.erpanet.org:30
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