Definitions[edit | edit source]

General[edit | edit source]

Access software is

software (including client or server software) or enabling tools that do not create or provide the content of the communication but that allow a user to do any one or more of the following: (A) filter, screen, allow, or disallow content; (B) pick, choose, analyze, or digest content; or (C) transmit, receive, display, forward, cache, search, subset, organize, reorganize, or translate content.[1]

Preservation[edit | edit source]

[a] type of software that presents part of or all of the information content of an Information Object in forms understandable to humans or systems.[2]

References[edit | edit source]

  1. 47 U.S.C. §223(h)(3).
  2. Digital Curation Centre, Glossary (full-text).
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