Disaster recovery of modern information carriers : compact discs, magnetic tapes, and magnetic discs / by Joe Iraci.: NM95-55/25-2002E-PDF
This bulletin summarizes some procedures for the disaster recovery of modem information carriers such as CDs, magnetic diskettes, and magnetic tapes following immersion in tap water, seawater, and dirty water. Procedures are also given for dealing with media that have hard-to-remove deposits on them or have been exposed to heat, dust/dirt, mould, and shock. These procedures are a compilation of information from the few case histories published, recommendations made by experts in the field, and research performed at the Canadian Conservation Institute. The information in this bulletin represents one piece of a comprehensive disaster plan; for disasters to be handled effectively, other key elements such as those dealing with disaster preparedness also need to be in place.
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|Department/Agency|| Canada. Canadian Heritage. |
Canada. Canadian Conservation Institute.
|Title||Disaster recovery of modern information carriers : compact discs, magnetic tapes, and magnetic discs / by Joe Iraci.|
|Series title||Technical bulletin ; no. 25|
|Publication type||Series - View Master Record|
|Other language editions||[French]|
|Note(s)|| Issued also in French under title: La récupération des supports d'information modernes, disques compacts, bandes magnétiques et disquettes. |
The catalogue number (NM95-55/25-2002E) and ISBN (0-662-33031-5) and ISSN (0706-4152)for the print edition have been copied in this electronic publication.
Includes bibliographic references.
Issued also in printed form.
|Publishing information||Ottawa : Canadian Conservation Institute, c2002.|
|Author / Contributor||Iraci, J. (Joe)|
|Description||15 p. : fig., ill.|
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|Subject terms|| Sound archives |
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