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Use and Use and Preservation of Preservation of E-books E-books by Mariusz Tkaczyk

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  • 1. Use and Preservation of E-books by Mariusz Tkaczyk
  • 2. Table of Contents:1. Preservation problems2. Forms of preservation3. Light and dark archives4. Preservation predictions5. Reasons for and against using e-books
  • 3. Preservation of E-books
  • 4. Preservation Problems Problem of superseded e-books Problem of perpetual access to e-books Lack of guidelines or standards about future access or storage formats Consolidation of companies and its influence on content and user interfaces Various e-book platforms Limited funding
  • 5. Forms of Preservation Librarys local storage Out-of-library storage initiatives
  • 6. Light and Dark Archives Light archive: In reference to data storage, an archive that can be accessed by many authorized users. Dark archive: In reference to data storage, an archive that cannot be accessed by any users. Access to the data is either limited to a set few individuals or completely restricted to all.
  • 7. Light Archives
  • 8. LOCKSS Program Lots of Copies Keep Stuff Safe Applies the traditional purchase-and-own library model to electronic materials Storage in LOCKSS Box Decentralized, perpetual access to copy of publishers authorative material www.lockss.org
  • 9. LOCKSS Networks The Council of Prairie and Pacific University Libraries (COPPUL) Private LOCKSS Network The Alabama Digital Preservation Network (ADPNet) The MetaArchive Cooperative
  • 10. Portico Non-profit organization 21,648,054 preserved archival units 158 participating publishers and 751 participating libraries www.portico.org
  • 11. Dark Archives
  • 12. CLOCKSS Controlled LOCKSS Decentralized, global, dark archive Triggered item becomes permanently unlocked www.clockss.org
  • 13. Preservation PredictionsIt is predicted that, in time, preservation ofelectronic items will follow that of the printones. Accordingly, there will be ways to lift orcounteract all limitations and problems.
  • 14. Patrons Point of View
  • 15. Reasons for Using E-books:#1 For finding relevant content#2 For fact finding#3 For extended reading
  • 16. Pros of Using E-books:[+] They are accessible 24/7[+] They can be used by multiple users[+] Their sections can be printed out[+] Their contents can be searched[+] Out-of-print titles can be avaliable
  • 17. Cons of Using E-books:[-] They are uncomfortable for extendedreading[-] They dont feel real to the patrons
  • 18. Thank you! by Mariusz Tkaczyk