The following is a guest post by Kristin Snawder, a 2011 Junior Fellow working with NDIIPP.
“If it’s scanned, then it’s preserved, right? I mean, it’s in the computer now so that’s all I need to do!”
I’ve heard this response when I ask if something is digitally preserved and it raises concerns. Lumping scanning together with digital preservation causes confusion and I want to take this opportunity to shine a light on some of the differences between the two.
Source: The Signal