Document management applications -- Archiving of electronic data -- Computer output microform (COM) / Computer output laser disc (COLD)
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This standard was last reviewed and confirmed* in 2014.
ISO 11506:2009 specifies techniques for archiving electronic data to ensure their long-term integrity, accessibility, usability, readability and reliability, in order to protect the evidential value of the data.
Long term is considered to be a period of time lasting more than a century (see ISO 5466).
Black-and-white microforms processed with liquid chemicals are used in ISO 11506:2009 because the result is always an irreversible record and because of the proven quality of microforms as a long-term preservation media.
ISO 11506:2009 also specifies procedures for the parallel recording, by a single production unit, of COM and COLD output from the same data.
It applies to many different types of electronic data, such as text and two-dimensional graphic data which can be represented as a black-and-white image.
Document published on: 2009-06-15 Edition: 1 (Monolingual) ICS: 37.080 Status: Published Stage: 90.92 (2015-04-20) TC/SC: ISO/TC 171/SC 1 Number of Pages: 33
Revised by: ISO/DIS 11506
No corrigenda or amendments available