The Role of Long-Term Storage in Digital Curation

Course Objectives:

Introduces considerations for the long-term storage of digital content selected for preservation. This content must be stored in ways that align with good practice. The session addresses issues related to the development of storage management policies, including file formats for deposit and preservation, the preservation of multiple copies, the locations of those copies, the characteristics of those locations, and the means for meeting long‐term storage requirements.

Second session of a two-session series titled "From the Digital Dark Ages to a Digital Renaissance." Part 1, The Art of Selecting Digital Content to Preserve, was October 10, 2012. Learning Outcomes

This session covers key terms, standards, and concepts related to digital preservation and equips participants with planning strategies for developing a digital preservation plan/program. Who Should Attend

Technical services librarians with beginning knowledge of digital preservation and an interest in or responsibility for the preservation/stewardship/management of digital content.