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Kilobytes of Cultural Heritage: Preserving Collections on Floppy Disks

Posted by: Aaron D. Chaletzky

This is a guest post written by Amanda May, Digital Conversion Specialist in the Preservation Services Division. Her work includes recovering data from removable media in Library collections and providing consultation and services for born-digital collections data. Of the hundreds of thousands of removable media items in the Library’s collections, the vast majority are optical …