Archive Guide Key Concepts

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There are currently 2 names in this directory beginning with the letter F.

The ability of a user to easily find what they are looking for.


Related to integrity, the quality of being unchanged over a given period of time. Fixity maintains the authenticity of an object over time, and is key to the concept of preservation. Long-term fixity requires good policies and handling practices, sustainable infrastructure, and strong security. Regular fixity checks (e.g. computing and comparing checksums) are used to detect changes.

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