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Untangling the Knot of CAD Preservation

Posted by: Mike Ashenfelder

At the 2014 Society of American Archivists meeting, the CAD/BIM Taskforce held a session titled “Frameworks for the Discussion of Architectural Digital Data” to consider the daunting matter of archiving computer-aided design and Building Information Modelling¬†files. This was the latest evidence that — despite some progress in standards and file exchange — the digital preservationist …