Digital Preservation: Resources
Data Curation Lifecycle
Consultants & Other Tools
- Dark Archive in the Sunshine State (DAITSS) Digital Preservation Software
- Inter-university Consortium for Political and Social Research (ICPSR)
- International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC)
OAIS Reference Model
Guidelines & Handbooks
Digital Curation Centre's Resources for Digital Curators
Digital Preservation Coalition's Digital Preservation Handbook
Levels of Digital Preservation by the NDSA
Library of Congress Personal Archiving
National Institute of Standards and Technology Tips (March 2016)
North Carolina Department of Cultural Resources. (September 10, 2012). "File Format Guidelines for Management and Long-Term Retention of Electronic Records." State Archives of North Carolina. Presentation slides. Web.
International Study on the Impact of Copyright Law on Digital Preservation. July 2008. A joint report of The Library of Congress National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program, The Joint Information Systems Committee, The Open Access to Knowledge (OAK) Law Project, and the SURFfoundation.
Rieger, O. Y. (2018, October 29). The State of Digital Preservation in 2018: A Snapshot of Challenges and Gaps. https://doi.org/10.18665/sr.310626
The InterPARES PRoject. (2001). The Long-Terms Preservation of Authentic Electronic Records: The Findings of the InterPARES Project.
Essays, Papers, & Articles
Arms, Caroline and Fleischhauer, Carol (2005). "Digital Formats: Factors for Sustainability, Functionality and Quality." Paper presented at IS&T Archiving 2005 Conference, Washington, DC. Available here.
Caplan, P. (2004, Nov.) How to build your own dark archive (in your spare time). Available here.
Council on Library and Information Resources. (May 2000). Authenticity in a Digital Environment. Available here.
Council on Library and Information Resources. (July 2002). The State of Digital Preservation: An International Perspective. Conference proceedings. Available here.
Kirschenbaum, M. (March 10, 2012). "Digital Magic: Preservation for a New Era." The Chronicle of Higher Education. Web. Available here.
Lavoie, B. (2000). Meeting the challenges of digital preservation: The OAIS reference model. OCLC Newsletter, No. 243:26-30. Available here.
Lavoie, B. and Dempsey, L. (2004). "Thirteen Ways of Looking at...Digital Preservation." D-Lib Magazine, 10:2/8. Web. Available here.
Rosenthal, D., Robertson, T., Lipkis, T., Reich, V., and Morabito, S. (November 2005). "Requirements for Digital Preservation Systems." D-Lib Magazine, 11:11. Web. Available here.
Ross, S. & McHugh, A. (2006, Nov. 27). Preservation pressure points: Evaluating evidence for risk management. (A paper presented at iPRES 2006, 8-10 October 2006, New York, USA). Available here.
Organizations & Institutions
- Center for Research Libraries (CRL)
- Data Curation Centre (DCC)
- Deutsches Institut fur Normung, trans. German Institute for Standardization (DIN)
- Digital Library Federation (DLF)
- Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC)
- DigitalPreservationEurope (DPE)
- Digital Preservation Network (DPN) (No longer active as of December 2018)
- Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS)
- National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP)
- National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA)
- Online Computer Libraries Center (OCLC)
- Open Preservation Foundation
CURATE! The Digital Curator Game
McCadden, Katie, Schreibmann, Susan, Edmond, Jennifer, Fernie, Kate, & Usher, Carol. (2012, April). CURATE! The Digital Curator Game. Zenodo. http://doi.org/10.5281/zenodo.438694
"The CURATE game is designed to be used as an exercise that prompts players to put themselves into digital project scenarios in order to address issues and challenges that arise when institutions engage with digital curation and preservation."