Guidelines for the creation of an institutional policy on digital preservation

Nestor – the Network of Expertise in Long-Term Storage have created a guideline that provides digital archives, irrespective of their particular organisational set-up or range of tasks, with assistance in creating their own institutional policy on digital preservation. It tackles the questions: What is the purpose of a policy? What must a policy cover? How is a policy produced? An institutional preservation policy in the …

Preservation Guide

Click on the links below to access the PDF’s. Navigation Guide Introduction Overview of Preservation 1 What is preservation 1.1 Maintenance 1.2 Digitisation 1.3 Conservation 1.4 Restoration 1.5 What this document covers, and doesn’t cover Getting Started 2.1 Where to start: cartography! 2.2 Muster your resources 2.3 Prioritise Develop a Strategy 3 Collection strategy 3.1 Long-term purpose if the preservation …