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Participants will be asked to complete two personal information matrices. The matrices are designed to gather information on the types of digital content collected and the places of storage for the different types. The personal information matrices are analyzed using descriptive statistics and in terms of the overall effectiveness of the technical infrastructure that supports the preservation of information of personal value to the participants. Additionally, participants’ perceptions of their own digital preservation readiness will be evaluated in view of established digital preservation practices.
In an effort to facilitate long term access to personal digital information, this research intends to provide recommendations for the improvement of current storage and preservation technologies that support personal information Further, this research will contribute to the understanding of affective and cognitive interactions with personal information as it intends to provide insight into the motivations for content acquisition and storage source selection; the values associated with personal digital information; and the gaps in the knowledge possessed by individuals regarding the storage of personal information and digital preservation.
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