Archives for the 21st Century - "Our history is preserved and protected in a nationwide network of archival services. These treasure chests of information hold our national, local and family histories. If there is to be a record of the present for future generations, however, the importance of capturing digital material to form the historical record must be acknowledged and the challenges of preserving digital information grasped"
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/aft21c/archives-for-the-21st-century.pdf