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Notes on available systems for handling large volumes of optical media and transferring the contents to other media.
NSM 7000

Care, Handling & Cleaning

Do you have any suggestions or existing guidelines for optical media cleaning in Digital Preservation? Or any suggestions as to cleaning tools? I’m specifically interested in dust removal, and cloth/material for wiping…


  • Mass CD/DVD Migration: A Novartis Case Study, Daniela Bienz and Rudolf Gschwind, University of Basel; and Mario F. Pozzaand and Ludwig Gantner, Novartis (Switzerland).
  • http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Optical_media_preservation but this focusses on preserving the media, not the content
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