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Digital Data Preservation Program

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Guide:
Care and Handling Guide for the Preservation of CDs and DVDs
A joint Council on Library and Information Resources (CLIR) and NIST project.

Except for the cover and some of the introduction, the content in both the NIST and CLIR publications is the same.

NIST
Special Publication 500-252, October 2003, Final
Final PDF version - 50 pages (1.24 MB file)

CLIR
Final PDF and Web versions available at CLIR's web site

NIST
Quick One-Page Reference from the Guide
1. PDF - 1 page (294 KB file)

2. Web version - 1 page

Comments are welcomed.
Please email comments to: Fred Byers.

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Date created: 04/30/2003
Last updated: 4/15/2004