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6.8 Digital Preservation Readiness Webliography

General Information

Caplan, Priscilla. "The Preservation of Digital Materials," Library Technology Reports 44(2), Feb./March 2008.

Chapman, Stephen. “Techniques for Creating Sustainable Digital Collections.” Library Technology Reports 40(5), Sept./Oct. 2004.

Heritage Preservation. A Public at Risk: The Heritage Health Index Report on the State of America’s Collections; a project of Heritage Preservation and the Institute of Museum and Library Services, 2005. http://www.heritagepreservation.org/HHI/HHIsummary.pdf

Hoorens, Stijn, Jeff Rothenberg, Constantijn van Oranje, Martijn van der Mandele, and Ruth Levitt. Addressing the uncertain future of preserving the past: Towards a robust strategy for digital archiving and preservation. Santa Monica, Calif.: Rand Europe, 2007. http://www.rand.org/pubs/technical_reports/2007/RAND_TR510.pdf

Kenney, Anne R., and Oya Y. Rieger, eds. Moving Theory into Practice: Digital Imaging for Libraries and Archives. Mountain View, Calif.:Research Libraries Group, 2000. http://www.library.cornell.edu/preservation/tutorial/

Library of Congress. National Digital Information Infrastructure and Information Preservation Program (NDIIPP). http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/

National Library of Australia. Preserving Access to Digital Information (PADI). http://www.nla.gov.au/padi/

The NINCH Guide to Good Practice in the Digital Representation and Management of Cultural Heritage Materials. Humanities Advanced Technology and Information Institute (HATII), University of Glasgow, and the National Initiative for a Networked Cultural Heritage (NINCH), 2002. http://www.nyu.edu/its/humanities/ninchguide/

NISO Framework Advisory Group. A Framework of Guidance for Building Good Digital Collections. 3rd edition. Bethesda, Md.: National Information Standards Organization, 2007. http://framework.niso.org/ 

Smith, Abby. Strategies for Building Digitized Collections. Washington, D.C.: Council on Library and Information Resources, September 2001. http://www.clir.org/pubs/reports/pub101/pub101.pdf

Society of American Archivists. Technology Best Practices Task Force. Managing Electronic Records and Assets: A Bibliography.

Teper, Thomas. “The Future of Preservation in ARL Libraries.” ARL: A Bimonthly Report on Research Library Issues and Actions from ARL, CNI, and SPARC, no. 251, April 2007, pp. 9–11. http://www.arl.org/bm~doc/arlbr251preserv.pdf

Zorich, Diane. A Survey of Digital Cultural Heritage Initiatives and Their Sustainability Concerns. Washington, D.C.: Council on Library and Information Resources, June 2003. http://www.clir.org/pubs/reports/pub118/pub118.pdf

Cost and Business Models

University College London and the British Library. Life: Life Cycle Information for E-literature. http://www.life.ac.uk/. The LIFE Project has developed a methodology to model the digital lifecycle and calculate the costs of preserving digital information.

Selection Decisions

Decision Tree for Selection of Materials for Long-Term Retention. Modified and updated by Deborah Woodyard-Robinson. Digital Preservation Coalition, March 8, 2006. http://www.dpconline.org/advice/preservationhandbook/decision-tree

Metadata

Coyle, Karen. Rights in the PREMIS Data Model: A Report for the Library of Congress. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, December 2006. http://www.loc.gov/standards/premis/Rights-in-the-PREMIS-Data-Model.pdf

Data Dictionary for Preservation Metadata: Final Report of the PREMIS Working Group, May 2005. http://www.oclc.org/research/projects/pmwg/premis-final.pdf

Day, Michael. “Preservation Metadata,” in G. E. Gorman and Daniel G. Dorner, eds., “Metadata applications and management.” International Yearbook of Library and Information Management, 2003–2004. London: Facet Publishing, 2004, pp. 253–273. www.ukoln.ac.uk/metadata/publications/iylim-2003/

Lavoie, Brian, and Richard Gartner. Preservation Metadata. DPC Technology Watch Series Report 05-01, September 2005. http://www.dpconline.org/docs/reports/dpctw05-01.pdf

Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS). http://www.loc.gov/standards/mets

PREMIS Editorial Committee. PREMIS Data Dictionary for Preservation Metadata, version 2.0, March 2008. http://www.loc.gov/standards/premis/v2/premis-2-0.pdf

PREMIS Schemas. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress. http://www.loc.gov/standards/premis/schemas.html

Preservation Metadata: Implementation Strategies (PREMIS) Maintenance Activity. http://www.loc.gov/standards/premis

Use of the Data Dictionary: PREMIS Examples. www.oclc.org/research/projects/pmwg/premis-examples.pdf

Digital Preservation - Standards

Consultative Committee for Space Data Systems. Reference Model for an Open Archival Information Systems (OAIS). Washington, D.C.: National Aeronautics and Space Administration, CCSDS 650.0-W-5.0, April 21, 1999. http://nssdcftp.gsfc.nasa.gov/standards/nost/isoas/int08/rmwb5r.pdf

Digital Repository Audit Method Based on Risk Assessment (DRAMBORA). Digital Curation Centre and DigitalPreservationEurope. http://www.repositoryaudit.eu/

Lawrence, Gregory W., William R. Kehoe, Oya Y. Rieger, William H. Walters, and Anne R. Kenney. Risk Management of Digital Information: A File Format Investigation.  Washington, D.C.: Council on Library and Information Resources, June 2000. http://www.clir.org/PUBS/reports/pub93/pub93.pdf

Trusted Digital Repositories: Attributes and Repositories. Mountain View, Calif.: Research Libraries Group, May 2002. http://www.oclc.org/research/activities/past/rlg/trustedrep/repositories.pdf

Trustworthy Repositories Audit & Certification: Criteria and Checklist. Chicago, Ill.: Center for Research Libraries, March 2007.  http://www.crl.edu/sites/default/files/attachments/pages/trac_0.pdf

UNESCO Guidelines for the Preservation of Digital Heritage. Prepared by the National Library of Australia, March 2003. http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0013/001300/130071e.pdf

Copyright

Besek, June M. Copyright Issues Relevant to the Creation of a Digital Archive: A Preliminary Assessment. Commissioned for and sponsored by the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program, Library of Congress. Washington, D.C.: Council on Library and Information Resources, January 2003. http://www.clir.org/pubs/reports/pub112/pub112.pdf

Library of Congress. Section 108 Study Group Report; an independent report sponsored by the United States Copyright Office and the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program of the Library of Congress. Washington, D.C.: Library of Congress, March 2008. http://www.section108.gov/docs/Sec108StudyGroupReport.pdf

Sample Plans and Policies

Au Yeung, Tim. Digital Preservation: Best Practice for Museums. Commissioned by the Canadian Heritage Information Network. Gatineau, Quebec, Canada: Minister of Public Works and Government Services, 2004. http://www.depts.ttu.edu/museumttu/CFASWebsite/5340%20folder/digital_preservation.pdf

Au Yeung, Tim. Digital Preservation for Museums: Recommendations. Commissioned by the Canadian Heritage Information Network. Gatineau, Quebec, Canada: Minister of Public Works and Government Services, 2004. http://www.pro.rcip-chin.gc.ca/contenu_numerique-digital_content/preservation_recommandations-preservation_recommendations/index-eng.jsp

Columbia University Libraries. Policy for Preservation of Digital Resources, July 2000, revised 2006. http://www.columbia.edu/cu/lweb/services/preservation/dlpolicy.html

Cornell University Library Digital Preservation Policy Framework, December 2004. http://commondepository.library.cornell.edu/cul-dp-framework.pdf

"Digital Preservation Policy Tool." ERPA Guidance. Electronic Resource Preservation and Access Network, September 2003. http://www.erpanet.org/guidance/docs/ERPANETPolicyTool.pdf

Florida Center for Library Automation. Florida Digital Archive. http://fclaweb.fcla.edu/fda

Fyffe, Richards, Deborah Ludwig, Mary Roach, Becky Schulte, and Beth Forrest Warner. Preservation Planning for Digital Information. Lawrence, Kansas: Universityof Kansas. November 11, 2004. https://kuscholarworks.ku.edu/dspace/bitstream/1808/166/1/Preservation%20Planning%20 for%20Digital%20Information.pdf

Library of Congress. National Digital Information Infrastructure and Information Preservation Program. Sustainability for Digital Formats: Planning for Library of Congress Collections. http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/formats/sustain/sustain.shtml 

National Library of Australia. Digital Preservation Policy, October 2007. http://www.nla.gov.au/policy/digpres.html

University of Illinois at Champaign-Urbana. IDEALS Digital Preservation Policy. October 2007. https://services.ideals.uiuc.edu/wiki/bin/view/IDEALS/ IDEALSDigitalPreservationPolicy

Yale University Library. Policy for Digital Preservation, November 2005, updated February 2007. http://www.library.yale.edu/iac/DPC/revpolicy2-19-07.pdf

Specialized Formats

Bradley, Kevin. Risks Associated with the Use of Recordable CDs and DVDs as Reliable Storage Media in Archival Collections: Strategies and Alternatives. Paris: UNESCO, September 2006. http://unesdoc.unesco.org/images/0014/001477/147782E.pdf

Capturing Analog Sound for Digital Preservation: Report of a Roundtable Discussion of Best Practices for Transferring Analog Discs and Tapes. Commissioned for and sponsored by the National Recording Preservation Board, Library of Congress. Washington, D.C.: Council on Library and Information Resources, March 2006. http://www.clir.org/pubs/reports/pub137/pub137.pdf

Rog, Judith. PDF Guidelines: Recommendations for the creation of PDF files for long-term preservation and access, version 1.7. The Hague, The Netherlands: National Library of the Netherlands, May 31, 2007. http://www.kb.nl/hrd/dd/dd_links_en_publicaties/PDF_Guidelines.pdf

Articles Related to Digital Preservation

Beagrie, Neil, and Daniel Greenstein. “A Strategic Policy Framework for Creating and Preserving Digital Collections,” version 5.0. London: Arts and Humanities Data Service, 2001. http://www.ukoln.ac.uk/services/papers/bl/framework/framework.html

Gillesse, Robert, Judith Rog, and Astrid Verheusen. Alternative File Formats for Storing Master Images of Digitisation Projects. The Hague, The Netherlands: National Library of the Netherlands, March 7, 2008. http://www.kb.nl/hrd/dd/dd_links_en_publicaties/publicaties/Alternative_File_Formats_for_Storing_Masters_2_1.pdf

Kaczmarek, Joanne, Patricia Hswe, Janet Eke, and Thomas G Habing. “Using the ‘Audit Checklist for the Certification of a Trusted Digital Repository’ as a Framework for Evaluating Repository Software Applications: A Progress Report.” D-Lib Magazine, vol. 12, no. 12, December 2006. http://www.dlib.org/dlib/december06/kaczmarek/12kaczmarek.html

Lavoie, Brian, and Lorcan Dempsey. “Thirteen Ways of Looking at . . . Digital Preservation.” D-Lib Magazine, vol. 10, no. 7/8, July/August 2004. http://www.dlib.org/dlib/july04/lavoie/07lavoie.html

Lewis, Jacquelyn.Conserving Pixels, Bits, and Bytes.” ARTINFO, August 2, 2007. http://www.artinfo.com/news/story/25439/conserving-pixels-bits-and-bytes/

Rog, Judith, and Caroline van Wijk. Evaluating File Formats for Long-term Preservation. The Hague, The Netherlands: National Library of the Netherlands, February 27, 2008. http://www.kb.nl/hrd/dd/dd_links_en_publicaties/publicaties/KB_file_format
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Strodl, Stephan, Christoph Becker. Robert Neumayer, and Andreas Rauber. "How to Choose a Digital Perservation Strategy: Evaluating a Preservation Planning Procedure." International Conference on Digital Libraries, Proceedings of the 7th ACM/IEEE joint conference on digital libraries, 2007, p. 29-38. http://portal.acm.org/citation.cfm?doid=1255175.1255181#abstract

van der Hoeven, Jeffrey, Bram Lohman, and Remco Verdegem. "Emulation for Digital Preservation in Practice: The Results." The International Journal of Digital Curation 2(2), 2007. http://www.ijdc.net/ijdc/article/view/50/56

Digital Preservation Solutions - Articles

Caplan, Priscilla. "The Florida Digital Archive and DAITSS: a working preservation repository based on format migration." International Journal on Digital Libraries 6(4), July 2007, pp. 305-311. http://www.springerlink.com/content/m061654827175qj7/

 

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