Library of Congress Identifies Recommended Formats for Long-Term Preservation

« The Library of Congress today released a set of recommended formats for a broad spectrum of creative works, ranging from books to digital music, to inform the Library’s acquisition practices. The format recommendations will help ensure the Library’s collections processes are considering and maximizing the long-term preservation potential of its large and varied collections.

The recommended formats can be viewed here and cover six categories of creative output:

– Textual Works and Musical Compositions

– Still Image Works

– Audio Works

– Moving Image Works

– Software and Electronic Gaming and Learning

– Datasets/Databases (…) »

source >, Gayle Osterberg, 23 juin 2014