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TitleCare and Handling of CDs and DVDs: A Guide for Librarians and Archivists
AuthorFred R. Byers
Year Published2003
PublisherCouncil on Library and Information Resources and National Institute of Standards and Technology
ISBN1-932326-04-9
Categorytechnical
Linkhttp://www.clir.org/pubs/abstract/pub121abst.html
DescriptionThis report describes in nontechnical language the various types of CDs and DVDs now in use, how they are made, and how they work. It then distills current industry knowledge about disc longevity, conditions that affect life expectancy, and how to care for optical media. The guide is amply illustrated and includes a glossary and bibliography.

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