Archival problems in South Africa

by C. Graham Botha

Publisher: s.n. in [South Africa

Written in English
Published: Pages: 486 Downloads: 402
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Other titlesSouth African journal of science.
Statementby C. Graham Botha ....
The Physical Object
Pagination[483]-486p. ;
Number of Pages486
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Open LibraryOL18644310M

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Matlwa’s stories explore big topics. In library and archival science, preservation is a set of activities aimed at prolonging the life of a record, book, or object while making as few changes as possible. Preservation activities vary widely and may include monitoring the condition of items, maintaining the temperature and humidity in collection storage areas, writing a plan in case of emergencies, digitizing items, writing.

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