Opinion Pieces

Setting a dangerous policy precedent: when digitisation leads to destruction

Setting a dangerous policy precedent: when digitisation leads to destruction

Dr Deborah Lee-Talbot   The libraries and archives of Europe have been described by the Australian researcher George Collinridge, as the ‘great centres and stores of knowledge’ (2018, p. 5). If that is so, the recent proposal to destroy records from Britain needs to be a concern for many. On 15 December 2023, as people […]

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