Accession of Unstructured File Collections


  • Alexander Herschung startext GmbH, Dottendorfer Straße 86, 53129 Bonn, Germany
  • Marit Kleinmanns startext GmbH, Dottendorfer Straße 86, 53129 Bonn, Germany



Digitisation, Digital Long Term Preservation, Unstructured File Collections


Unstructured file collections will keep archives increasingly busy, as the digitisation of the workplace as well as the private correspondence pro-ceeds. But the archiving of this kind of data requires a lot of time and per-sonnel. startext COMO is a software tool that helps to organize and evaluate unstructured file collections.


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How to Cite

Herschung, A., & Kleinmanns, M. (2017). Accession of Unstructured File Collections. Digital Presentation and Preservation of Cultural and Scientific Heritage, 7, 207–214.