EU grey literature: long-term preservation, access, and discovery

7 December 2012

The growth of ‘fast’ publication of documents in print or on the various websites of Europa, with no long-term repository or stable URL, not deposited in the EU Bookshop, or in the repositories that form the basis of the registers of the institutions, is alarming.

The preservation of the historical memory of the development of the European Union and its policies, which have helped to mould European history for almost 60 years, has never been more important in a world of rapid change. The growth of ‘fast’ publication of documents in print or on the various websites of Europa, with no long-term repository or stable URL, not deposited in the EU Bookshop, or in the repositories that form the basis of the registers of the institutions, is alarming.

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