The Council of Library and Information Resources knows you want to keep your DVDs alive for a long time, while Sony and others hash out the Blu-Ray and HD-DVD issue. To that end, here’s a guide for the proper care and feeding of your collection.
Archivists and librarians place great emphasis on preserving content for the long term while ensuring its everyday usability. One of their major challenges is to ensure continuing availability of the digital content in their collections. Another challenge is to keep the medium of storage in a condition as near as possible to the original until the content is no longer needed or until it is migrated to a newer technology as the medium becomes outdated.
Care and Handling of your CDs and DVDs – [via del.icio.us]