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Digital Preservation: An Overview

Managing Information Assets in the Public Sector

(Edmonton, Alberta. October 12-13, 2006)

 

 

Peter Van Garderen,

Artefactual Systems Inc.

 

consulting: http://artefactual.com

research:  http://archivemati.ca

 

 

 


Presentation Citations & References

(last accessed on Oct.11, 2006)

 

 

 

 


1.      How Much Information? (Peter Lyman and Hal R. Varian, UC Berkeley, 2003)

http://www2.sims.berkeley.edu/research/projects/how-much-info-2003/

 

2.      Coming Soon: A Digital Dark Age? (CBSNews.com, January 21, 2003)

http://www.cbsnews.com/stories/2003/01/21/tech/main537308.shtml

 

3.      Even Digital Memories Can Fade (The New York Times, November 10, 2004)

http://www.nytimes.com/2004/11/10/technology/10archive.html?ex=1257742800&en=e07d6277aca5e520&ei=5088

 

4.      File not Found: why a stone tablet is still better than a hard drive

(The Atlantic Monthly, September 2006)

http://www.theatlantic.com/doc/prem/200609/information-erosion

 

5.      Domesday Redux: The rescue of the BBC Domesday Project videodiscs (Ariadne, July 2003)

http://www.ariadne.ac.uk/issue36/tna/

 

6.      States Struggling to Deal With Digital Documents (CNET News.com, April 25, 2006)

http://news.com.com/States+struggling+to+deal+with+digital+documents/2100-1014_3-6064793.html

 

7.      Missing Email May Cost Morgan Stanley $10m (CFO.com, August 31, 2005)

http://www.cfo.com/article.cfm/4340197/c_4340354?f=archives&origin=archive

 

8.      Overview of Technological Approaches to Digital Preservation and Challenges in Coming Years (CLIR Reports, Ken Thibodeau, 2002)

http://www.clir.org/PUBS/reports/pub107/thibodeau.html

 

9.      Making Digital Durable (Clay Shirky, November 14th, 2005)

http://discuss.longnow.org/viewtopic.php?t=39&sid=353cf7fed4bab17047b256c5ebf1f435

 

10.  Ensuring the Longevity of Digital Information (Jeff Rothenberg, February 22, 1999)

http://www.clir.org/PUBS/archives/ensuring.pdf

 

11.  ISO 14721: 2003 - Space data and information transfer systems -- Open archival information system -- Reference model

http://www.iso.org/iso/en/CatalogueDetailPage.CatalogueDetail?CSNUMBER=24683&ICS1=49&ICS2=140&ICS3

 

12.  Preservation Task Force: Final Report (Ken Thibodeau, (Chair) Preservation Task Force, InterPARES-1 Project, 2002)

http://interpares.org/display_file.cfm?doc=ip1_ptf_report.pdf

 

13.   Digital Information Will Never Survive by Accident (Neil Beagrie, SAP INFO, August 02, 2004)

http://www.sap.info/index.php4?ACTION=noframe&url=http://www.sap.info/public/INT/int/index.php4

 

14.  Preserving Digital Information: Final Report and Recommendations (Commission on Preservation and Access (CLIR) & Research Libraries Group, 1996)

http://www.rlg.org/en/page.php?Page_ID=114

 

15.  International Research on Permanent Authentic Records in Electronic Systems (InterPARES-2)

http://interpares.org/

 

16.  Digital Preservation Europe

http://www.digitalpreservationeurope.eu/

 

17.  International Internet Preservation Consortium (IIPC)

http://netpreserve.org

 

18.   Cultural, Artistic and Scientific knowledge for Preservation, Access and Retrieval (CASPAR)

http://www.casparpreserves.eu/

 

19.  Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC)

http://www.dpconline.org/

 

20.  Alouette Canada

http://www.alouettecanada.ca/

 

21.  National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP)

http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/

 

22.  Electronic Records Archives (U.S. National Archives and Records Administration)

http://www.archives.gov/era/

 

23.  U.K. National Archives Digital Archive

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/preservation/digitalarchive/

 

24.  National Archives of Australia digital preservation

http://www.naa.gov.au/recordkeeping/preservation/digital/summary.html

 

25.  Digital Curation Centre (United Kingdom)

http://www.dcc.ac.uk/

 

26.  Library and Archives of Canada (LAC) Digital Collections Catalytic Initiative

http://www.collectionscanada.ca/cdis/012033-500-e.html

 

27.  IS&T Archiving Conference

http://www.imaging.org/conferences/archiving2006/

 

28.  International Conference on Preservation of Digital Objects (iPRES)

http://ipres.library.cornell.edu/

 

29.  DCC International Digital Curation Conference

http://www.dcc.ac.uk/events/dcc-2006/

 

30.  European Conference on Research and Advanced Technologies for Digital Libraries

http://www.ecdl2006.org/

 

31.  International Web Archiving Workshop

http://www.iwaw.net/06/

 

32.  Preserving Access to Digital Information (PADI) subject gateway

http://www.nla.gov.au/padi/

 

33.  DPC/PADI What’s New in Digital Preservation (quarterly summary)

http://www.dpconline.org/graphics/whatsnew/

 

34.  AIIM E-Doc Magazine

http://edocmagazine.com/

 

35.  Electronic Records Management: A Call to Action (AIIM / ARMA / Cohassets Associates, 2004)

http://www.aiim.org/article-docrep.asp?ID=28241

 

36.  Mind the Gap: assessing digital preservation needs in the UK (DPC, February 2006)

http://www.dpconline.org/graphics/advocacy/press/uknafeb06.html

 

37.  The Open Archival Information System Reference Model: Introductory Guide (Brian Lavoie, DPC Technology Watch Report, 2004)

http://www.dpconline.org/docs/lavoie_OAIS.pdf

 

38.  Selecting File Formats for Long-Term Preservation. (Adrian Brown, United Kingdom National Archives, 2003)

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/selecting_file_formats.pdf

 

39.  PRONOM File Format Registry (United Kingdom National Archives)

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/pronom/

 

40.  Global Digital Format Registry (Harvard University Library)

http://hul.harvard.edu/gdfr/

 

41.  Selecting Storage Media for Long-Term Preservation. (Adrian Brown, United Kingdom National Archives, 2003)

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/documents/selecting_storage_media.pdf

 

42.  LOCKSS Alliance

http://www.lockss.org/lockss/Home

 

43.  Dspace open-source digital repository

http://www.dspace.org/

 

44.  Fedora open-source digital repository

http://fedora.info/

 

45.  Greenstone open-source digital library software

http://www.greenstone.org/cgi-bin/library

 

46.  Storage Resource Broker (soon to-be open-source) data grid management system

http://www.sdsc.edu/srb/index.php/Main_Page

 

47.  Dublin Core Metadata Initiative

http://dublincore.org/

 

48.  Preservation Metadata Implementation Strategies (PREMIS)

http://www.oclc.org/research/projects/pmwg/

 

49.  Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS)

http://www.loc.gov/standards/mets/

 

50.  Trusted Digital Repositories: Attributes and Responsiblities (OCLC/RLG, 2002)

http://www.rlg.org/longterm/repositories.pdf

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