Vatican library: open source for long-term preservation
Submitted by Gijs Hillenius on May 22, 2015
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The combination of open source and open standards ensures long-term preservation of electronic records and prevents IT vendor lock-in, says Luciano Ammenti, head of the IT department at the Vatican Library (Biblioteca Apostolica Vaticana) in Vatican City.
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