Friday, August 31, 2012
Digital documents debut on historically endangered list. MaineBiz. August 30, 2012.
Digital documents debut on historically endangered list for the first time, Maine's most endangered historical assets now include digital records, according to an annual survey by the nonprofit Maine Preservation. This was done to emphasize the importance of the preservation of these documents to others. Electronic documents are in particular danger because of the ease with which they can be lost or destroyed. "We've not figured out how to manage this material. There's such a proliferation that nobody thinks about this material."