An archive by another name?

What is an archive? We use the word for so many different things that it’s worth taking a closer look:

In many different contexts the term archive carries with it significant weight, the term often brings with it notions of longevity, safe keeping, order and concerns with authenticity, it’s about items or records that hang together for good reason.

A nice, short, helpful, piece from the US Library of Congress blog on digital preservation, The Signal.

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