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The complete guide to personal digital archiving.

Burnett, Simon



The Complete Guide to Personal Digital Archiving is a valuable addition to the growing range of publications focusing on the management of digital media. In addition to its US emphasis, what sets the work apart from other contributions to this emerging field, is its focus on the personal and familial. Marshall proposes that PDA (Personal Digital Archiving) is, in effect, a natural extension to the work of information professionals, and that the work may be used as a primer for information professionals beginning their own journey into PDA. However, many of the insights that may be gleaned from the text are applicable to anyone with an interest in preserving digital content.


BURNETT, S. 2021. The complete guide to personal digital archiving. Journal of librarianship and information science [online], 53(4), pages 706-708. Available from:

Journal Article Type Book Review
Acceptance Date Jun 6, 2019
Online Publication Date Jun 30, 2019
Publication Date Dec 31, 2021
Deposit Date Aug 12, 2019
Publicly Available Date Aug 12, 2019
Journal Journal of Librarianship and Information Science
Print ISSN 0961-0006
Electronic ISSN 1741-6477
Publisher SAGE Publications
Peer Reviewed Peer Reviewed
Volume 53
Issue 4
Pages 706-708
Item Discussed MARSHALL, B.H. (ed.) 2017. The complete guide to personal digital archiving. London: Facet. ISBN 9781783302666
Keywords Digital media; Personal; Familial; PDA; Information professionals; Preserving digital content
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