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== Overview ==
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== Definitions ==
   
The '''life cycle''' refers to
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The '''life cycle''' is
   
 
{{Quote|the stages through which [[information]] is managed. [[Information management]] strives to manage the [[record]]s in a manner that facilitates [[authenticity]], [[reliability]], [[integrity]] and [[usability]] throughout all stages including:
 
{{Quote|the stages through which [[information]] is managed. [[Information management]] strives to manage the [[record]]s in a manner that facilitates [[authenticity]], [[reliability]], [[integrity]] and [[usability]] throughout all stages including:
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* [[Storage]], [[maintenance]] and protection;
 
* [[Storage]], [[maintenance]] and protection;
 
* [[Archival]] [[preservation]] or [[destruction]] or [[expungement]].<ref>CAN/CGSB-72.34-2005.</ref>}}
 
* [[Archival]] [[preservation]] or [[destruction]] or [[expungement]].<ref>CAN/CGSB-72.34-2005.</ref>}}
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{{Quote|[a] set of [[iterative]], [[modular]] [[process]]es that govern the [[creation]], [[acquisition]], selection, description, [[sustainability]], [[access]] and [[preservation]] of [[digital content]] over time.<ref>[[NDSA Glossary]].</ref>}}
   
 
== References ==
 
== References ==

Revision as of 02:16, 13 February 2013

Definitions

The life cycle is

the stages through which information is managed. Information management strives to manage the records in a manner that facilitates authenticity, reliability, integrity and usability throughout all stages including:
[a] set of iterative, modular processes that govern the creation, acquisition, selection, description, sustainability, access and preservation of digital content over time.[2]

References

  1. CAN/CGSB-72.34-2005.
  2. NDSA Glossary.

See also