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Author Byers, Fred R.
Title Care and handling of CDs and DVDs : a guide for librarians and archivists / by Fred R. Byers.
Imprint Washington, DC : Council on Library and Information Resources ; Gaithersburg, MD : National Institute of Standards and Technology, 2003.

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 ONLINE GOVERNMENT PUBLICATION  C 13.10:500-252    ONLINE  
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 ONLINE GOVERNMENT PUBLICATION  C 13.10:500-252    ONLINE  
Author Byers, Fred R.
Series NIST special publication ; 500-252
NIST special publication ; 500-252.
Subject Compact discs -- Conservation and restoration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Compact discs -- Handling -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
DVDs -- Conservation and restoration -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
DVDs -- Handling -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Digital preservation -- Handbooks, manuals, etc.
Genre/Form Dictionaries.
Handbooks and manuals.
Alt Name National Institute of Standards and Technology (U.S.)
Council on Library and Information Resources.
Add Title Care and handling of compact discs and digital video discs : a guide for librarians and archivists
Description 1 online resource (vi, 42 pages) : illustrations.
polychrome rdacc http://rdaregistry.info/termList/RDAColourContent/1003
Note Title from PDF title screen (viewed Dec. 15, 2003).
"October 2003."
Contents 1. Introd. -- Scope of this guide -- Use of terms: information, content, and data -- Comparative stability of optical discs and other media -- CDs and DVDs: operation and variety -- 2. Ensuring that your digital content remains available -- 3. Disc structure -- Polycarbonate (plastic) substrate layer -- Data layer -- Date layer in ROM discs -- Data layer in R discs -- Data layer in RW and RAM discs -- Metal (reflective) layer -- Metal layer in RW, ROM, and RAM discs -- Metal layer in R discs -- Metal layers in double-layer DVD-ROM discs -- Lacquer (metal protective) layer (CDs) -- Optional surface layer -- 4. How long can you store CDs and DVDs and use them again? -- CD-ROM, DVD-ROM discs -- CD-R, DVD-R, DVD+R discs -- CD-RW, DVD-RW, DVD+RW, DVD-RAM discs -- 5. Conditions that affect CDs and DVDs -- Environmental conditions -- Temperature and relative humidity -- Light exposure -- Moisture -- Organic solvents -- Magnetism, X-rays, microwaves, and radiation -- Individual disc storage -- Surface-handling effects -- Scratches on the laser-reading side of CDs and DVDs -- Scratches on the label side of CDs -- Scratches on the label side of single-sided DVDs -- Fingerprints, smudges, dirt, and dust -- Marking -- Flexing -- Application of adhesive labels -- Disc surface printing -- Wear from disc play -- 6. Cleaning.
Bibliography Note Includes bibliographical references (p. 38-42) and glossary.
ISBN 1932326049
9781932326048
OCLC # 53284448
Additional Format Print version: Byers, Fred R. Care and handling of CDs and DVDs 1932326049 (DLC) 2004303607 (OCoLC)180777289