Glossary Terms

10 Jul: Preservation

Refers to digital preservation, which is the process of converting information from paper-based to digital formats so that it remains…

10 Jul: PDF

Portable document format, created by Adobe Acrobat or similar.

10 Jul: PC

A personal computer (usually refers to a desktop computer).

10 Jul: Open source software

Software where the programming code (source code) is made publicly and freely accessible for others to use, study, change and…

10 Jul: Open data

Data that is provided in ‘machine readable’ format to the public through the internet.

10 Jul: Network

A computer network which allows connected computers to exchange data, access and share resources.