Defining "Born Digital"

by: Ricky Erway

The purpose of this document is to define “born digital” and the various types of born-digital materials. It is intended to improve community discourse by encouraging caretakers of born-digital resources to specify what they mean when they use the term.

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Suggested Citation:

Erway, Ricky. 2010. Defining "Born Digital." Report produced by OCLC Research. Published online at: (.pdf: 35.1K/4 pp.).