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access


As defined in the Handbook, access is assumed to mean continued, ongoing usability of a digital resource, retaining all qualities of authenticity, accuracy and functionality deemed to be essential for the purposes the digital material was created and/or acquired for.
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ADS


Archaeology Data Service. A UK based service active in digital preservation. http://ads.ahds.ac.uk
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AIP


Archival Information Package. An Information Package, consisting of the Content Information and the associated Preservation Description Information (PDI
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AMIA


Association of Moving Image Archives, an organisation active in the field of moving image archiving. http://www.amianet.org
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Arc


Container format for websites devised by the Internet Archive, superseded by WARC
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ASCII


American Standard Code for Information Interchange, standard for electronic text. http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/ASCII
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Authentication


A mechanism which attempts to establish the authenticity of digital materials at a particular point in time. For example, digital signatures.
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authenticity


The digital material is what it purports to be. In the case of electronic records, it refers to the trustworthiness of the electronic record as a record. In the case of "born digital" and digitised materials, it refers to the fact that whatever is being cited is the same as it was when it was first created unless the accompanying metadata [..]
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bit


A bit is the basic unit of information in computing. It can have only one of two values commonly represented as either a 0 or 1.The two values can be interpreted as any two-valued attribute (yes/no, on/off, etc).
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Bit Preservation


A term used to denote a very basic level of preservation of digital resource as it was submitted( literally preservation of the bits
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