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Library Stacks vs. Data Stacks: The impact of digitization on the objects we conserve.

Posted on 27th September 2016

In our digital age, the very nature of the collection is changing. In light of rapid advances in technology and the rise of the internet, how we access, view and interpret a collection of objects is no longer as restricted as it once was. Yet it strikes me that there may be a price to pay for this new-found digital freedom and that its impact on the role of the conservator may be profound.

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