Chapters

The chapters in Files that Last:

  • For the preservation geek
  • The dustbin of history
  • Preservation strategy
  • Backup and archiving
  • Internet backup and archiving
  • Cooperative archiving
  • Archiving your life
  • Storage media
  • Resurrecting disks and files
  • Internet risks
  • The perils of DRM
  • Using metadata
  • Understanding formats
  • Text files
  • Archival files
  • XML files
  • HTML and XHTML files
  • PDF files
  • Still image files
  • OpenDocument files
  • Microsoft Office files
  • E-books
  • Audio files
  • Video files
  • Dataliths and digital archeology
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  • Appendix 1: XMP example
  • Appendix 2: ID3 frames
  • Appendix 3: An introduction to ExifTool
  • Appendix 4: A guide to JHOVE
  • Appendix 5: Songs of formats and preservation