The Digital Black Hole

Article “The Digital Black Hole” by Jonas Palm, National Archives of Sweden, now online

The article presents an analysis of costs for digitizing and long-term storage at the Riksarkivet (National Archives, RA) in Stockholm, Sweden. This example includes forecasts of cost development for the next few years which may help other institutions in analysing their own costs and budgeting for long-term storage.

To download the article go to:
http://www.tape-online.net/docs/Palm_Black_Hole.pdf
(445 KB).

The author:
Jonas Palm is Director, Head of the Preservation Department, National Archives of Sweden, Stockholm
jonas.palm@riksarkivet.ra.se

The article is published in the framework of the TAPE project: Training for Audiovisual Preservation in Europe,
http://www.tape-online.net

European Commission on Preservation and Access (ECPA)
P.O. Box 19121, NL-1000 GC Amsterdam,
visiting address: c/o KNAW, Trippenhuis, Kloveniersburgwal 29,
NL-1011 JV Amsterdam, The Netherlands
tel. ++31 – 20 – 551 08 39 fax ++31 – 20 – 620 49 41

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Autor: Klaus Graf

Historiker und Archivar, Blogger

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