Preserving the digital record of science and engineering: The challenge of new forms of grey literature

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Abstract

Research communications today are largely conducted by digital means. At this time, however, only a small percentage of these digital communiques are archived and preserved for future use. This article provides an overview of the challenge of this digital grey literature, a brief overview of digital archiving, and the role librarians and researchers can play in facilitating the availability and accessibility of these resources for future generations.

Original languageEnglish (US)
JournalIssues in Science and Technology Librarianship
Volume2016
Issue number83
DOIs
StatePublished - Dec 1 2016

All Science Journal Classification (ASJC) codes

  • Engineering (miscellaneous)
  • Library and Information Sciences

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