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Digital preservation for libraries. Corrado and Heather Lea Moulaison, archives, and museums

Author: Edward M Corrado
Publisher: Lanham : Rowman & Littlefield [2014], ©2014
Edition/Format:   Book : English

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Document Type: Book
All Authors / Contributors: Edward M Corrado
ISBN: 0810887126 9780810887121
OCLC Number: 882069782
Description: xxi, 270 pages : illustrations ; 23 cm
Contents: Acknowledgements Foreword by Michael Lesk List of Figures and Tables Preface PART I: SITUATING DIGITAL PRESERVATION 1.What is Digital Preservation? 1.Digital Preservation Is Not... 1.Digital Preservation Is Not Only About Backups and Recovery 2.Digital Preservation Is Not Only About Access 3.Digital Preservation Is Not an Afterthought 2.Elements of Digital Preservation 3.Why Digital Preservation? 4.Digital Preservation: A Management Issue 5.Why Libraries, Archives, Museums? 6.Conclusion 2.Getting Started with the Digital Preservation Triad 1.Steps in the Digital Preservation Process 2.The Digital Preservation Triad 3.Management 1.Policies and Planning for Digital Preservation 2.Technology Decisions 3.The Question of Rights 4.Resource Issues 5.Outreach and Sustainability 4.Technology 1.Trustworthy Digital Preservation Systems 2.Metadata 3.File Formats 5.Content 6.Copyright Issues 7.Kinds of Content 8.Conclusion 3.PART II: MANAGEMENT ASPECTS 1.The OAIS Reference Model 2.History 3.OAIS Reference Model Components 1.Vocabulary 2.Information Model 3.OAIS Functional Model 4.OAIS Required Responsibilities 4.Conclusion 4.Human Resources and Education 1.Human Resources 1.Categories of Human Resources 2.Education for Digital Preservation 1.Digital Preservation and Digital Curation: What's in a Name? 2.University-Level Education for Digital Preservation 3.Continuing Education for Digital Preservation 4.Research in Digital Preservation 3.Conclusion 5.Sustainable Digital Preservation 1.Digital Preservation as Risk Management 1.Involvement in the Creation Process 2.Open and/or Well-Documented Standards and Systems 3.Documentation of Decisions 4.Accepted Standards for Metadata Schemas 5.Needs of the User 6.Exit Strategy 7.Succession Planning 8.Other Considerations for Risk Management 2.Blue Ribbon Task Force on Sustainable Digital Preservation and Access 1.Five Conditions Necessary for Digital Preservation Sustainability 3.Factors Affecting Digital Preservation Sustainability 1.Organizational Factors 2.Financial Factors 3.Social and Societal Factors 4.Technological Factors 4.Homegrown, Open Source, and Proprietary Software Development Models 5.Memorandums of Understanding (MOUs) 6.Conclusion 6.PART III: TECHNOLOGY ASPECTS 1.The Digital Preservation Repository and Trust 2.Trust 3.Trusted Repository Criteria and Checklists 1.European Framework for Audit and Certification of Digital Repositories 2.TRAC, TRD, and ISO 16363 4.DRAMBORA 5.Conclusion 7.Metadata and Metadata for Digital Preservation 1.Metadata in Digital Librarianship 1.Descriptive Metadata 2.Administrative Metadata 3.Technical Metadata 4.Structural Metadata 5.Mark-up Languages 6.Structure of Metadata Files 7.Metadata Schemas 8.Application Profiles 9.Converting Records and Data to a New Format 10.Metadata Generation and Creation 11.Documentation 2.Metadata Necessary for Digital Preservation 1.Preservation Description Information (PDI) 2.Digital Preservation Metadata 3.Metadata Specific to Digital Preservation 1.PREMIS Model 2.Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS) 3.METS Profiles 4.Conclusion 8.File Formats and Software for Digital Preservation 1.File Formats 1.File Formats for Digital Preservation 2.Evaluating File Formats for Digital Preservation 2.Determining File Formats 1.File Extensions 2.MIME Internet Media Types 3.File Format Registries 4.Why Are Registries So Difficult? 3.Software to Help Identify File Formats 1.Generic Tools 2.File Type Specific Tools 4.Conclusion 9.PART IV: CONTENT-RELATED ASPECTS 1.Collection Development 2.Criteria 1.Existing Collections 2.New Collections 3.Conclusion 10.Preserving Research Data 1.Research Data 1.Research Data Life Cycle 2.Big Data 3.Small Data as Big Data's Counterpart 2.Metadata Schema for Science Data 1.Directory Interchange Format (DIF) 2.The Content Standard for Digital Geospatial Metadata (CSDGM) 3.Darwin Core Schema 4.Harvestable Scientific Metadata 3.Open Data Initiatives 1.The U.S. National Science Foundation 2.The U.S. National Institute of Health 3.Other U.S. Initiatives 4.English-Speaking Countries: Approaches to Open Data 4.Human Subjects and Data Preservation 1.Challenges with Preserving Human Subjects Data 5.Conclusion 11.Preserving Humanities Content 1.Computerizing the Humanities 1.Big Data in the Digital Humanities 2.Funding for the Digital Humanities 3.Humanities Sources 1.Metadata Schema for Published Texts 2.Metadata Schema for Digital Texts 3.Metadata Schema for Encoding Visual Resources: Museum Artifacts 4.Metadata Schema for Encoding Video and Sound 4.Conclusion 12.Conclusion Appendix: Select Resources in Support of Digital Preservation Selected Digital Preservation Organizations (Alphabetical) Selected Digital Preservation Consortium/Group Initiatives Data Preservation (Alphabetical) Other Initiatives (Alphabetical) Reports General Reports on Digital Preservation (Most Recent Listed First) Archives Museums Metadata File Formats Moving Images Music Webliographies and Webinars Webliographies (Alphabetical) Webinars Books, Guides, and Textbooks Online Digital Preservation Glossaries Directories for Digital Preservation Education Centers Supporting Research and Teaching in Digital Preservation (Alphabetical) Conferences and In-Person Events Core Conferences on Digital Preservation Related Conferences on Digital Preservation Glossary Bibliography Index
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