[LINK] Internet leading to cultural 'black hole': Library

ARTHUR,Evan (Dr) Evan.ARTHUR at deewr.gov.au
Mon Apr 20 15:21:15 AEST 2009

Rachel wrote: 
<<I have no trouble reading a document written on vellum or parchment in iron gall ink from 250 or so years ago!

When I did presentations on digital preservation issues in my last job, I liked to say, reasonably accurately, that I could read the archives of the Athenian State, carved in pentelic marble in nice clear Attic script 2,500 years ago. 

Evan Arthur
Group Manager
Digital Education Group
Department of Education, Employment and Workplace Relations
*: GPO Box 9880 Canberra ACT 2601
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