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Government documents that have not been digitized or that are not born-digital are vulnerable for a number of reasons:

  • libraries are downsizing print government documents collections due to space issues
  • many government documents are deteriorating or are being moved to remote storage
  • for many of these documents, access exists only through series records in library catalogs, if at all, while TRAIL individually catalogs each document.

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