What are some of the concerns associated with access and preservation of government documents?
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.