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Librarians stress need for archival planning to keep pace with digital age

Tuesday, March 28, 2017 @ 1:12 PM | By Amanda Jerome

Documents being published online is the new norm, but legal librarians are concerned that important information can disappear if not preserved properly in an official hard copy. The digital age may be faster, but when it comes to posterity, paper may be safer.

Last year, a memorandum to Judy Foote, minister of Public Services and Procurement Canada (PSPC), suggested the Publication of Statutes Regulation be repealed and the Publication of Statutes Act be amended to modernize it for the digital age. This legislation outlines the printing...