Risks associated with the use of recordable CDs and DVDs as reliable storage media in archival collections: strategies and alternatives

The purpose of this document, prepared by the Memory of the World Programme's Sub-Committee on Technology, is to provide detailed guidance on managing the risks associated with storing archival data on recordable CD and DVD. It recommends a strategy to reduce these risks through error measurement and appropriate management.



  • Bibliographic reference
  • Collation: 29 p.
  • Author(s): Bradley, Kevin
  • Publication year: 2006
  • Document code: CI/INF/2006/1 REV.
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