Digital continuity (Definition)

The ability to access and use digital records through organisational, business and technological changes for as long as required. Ensuring long-term access to records is difficult due to:

  • storage media deteriorating, and software, storage media, and hardware becoming obsolete complexities associated with authenticity and integrity of digital records.

(Source: Glossary, Queensland State Archives, access 1 June 2017)

Last Reviewed: 06 August 2018