An increasingly recognized need for digital curation, or the active selection of digital files and taking steps toward preserving them, has been a natural evolution in an environment where vast amounts of intellectual and cultural content is born digital and may not be represented in tangible form. Desirée Butterfield-Nagy explores the measures that individuals and organizations need to take to ensure we avoid a Digital Dark Age.
Butterfield-Nagy, Desiree. "Data Curation Needed to Avoid a Digital Dark Age." Maine Policy Review 24.1 (2015) : 144 -145, http://digitalcommons.library.umaine.edu/mpr/vol24/iss1/39.