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It is hoped that this list will be an aid to EMG members and AIC membership interested in issues related to the preservation and conservation of electronic and digital media. Additionally, it is hoped that this will generally be a forum for more communication among AIC membership on the pressing concerns of non-print media that abound in museums, libraries, archives and other cultural heritage institutions.
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