Digital materials

A broad term encompassing: (a) digital surrogates created as a result of converting analogue materials to digital form (digitisation); (b) “born digital” for which there has never been and is never intended to be an analogue equivalent; and, (c) digital records. RELATED TERM. Born digital; Digital objects; Digital records; Digital data; Electronic recordsREFERENCE. Digital preservation coalitionhttp://www.dpconline.org/advice/preservationhandbook/introduction/definitions-and-concepts

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