Stated policies and policy directives

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National Archives Guidance and Standards

Theme: Facilitating access, Long-term preservation
Type: Policy Statements
Added: 08 September 2010
The National Archives is the UK government’s official archive, giving detailed guidance to government departments and the public sector on information management and advising others about the care of historical archives as a centre of expertise in creating, managing and preserving official information. 

Appraisal Policy for US National Archives Strategic Directions

Theme: Long-term preservation
Type: Policy Statements
Added: 04 September 2010
This policy sets out the strategic framework, objectives, and guidelines that the National Archives and Records Administration (NARA) in the United States uses to determine whether Federal records have archival value.

Registry of Open Access Repository Material Archiving Policies – ROARMAP

Theme: Long-term preservation
Type: Policy Statements
Added: 04 September 2010
Some Universities and research institutions who have adopted a mandate to ensure access to their own peer-reviewed research output have registered and described their policies here. This page offers an opportunity for the scholarly communications community to see the wording of institutional mandate policies that are in place.

Data Archiving Policy of The American Society of Naturalists

Theme: Facilitating access, Long-term preservation
Type: Policy Statements
Added: 02 September 2010
To promote the preservation and fuller use of data, key journals in evolution and ecology will introduce a new data archiving policy to ensure that data supporting published articles is preserved and made publicly available.

Collection and Preservation of UK Offline and Online Publications

Theme: Long-term preservation, Publishing and disseminating
Type: Policy Statements
Added: 31 August 2010
Legal deposit is a legal requirement that a person or group submit copies of their printed publications to the British Library and, on their request, the other deposit libraries (the National Library of Scotland; the National Library of Wales; the Bodleian Library, Oxford; the University Library, Cambridge; and the Library of Trinity College, Dublin) so that they can to be preserved for the benefit of future generations and become part of the national heritage. 

JISC Strategy 2010-2012

Theme: Evaluating usage and impact, Facilitating access, Long-term preservation
Type: Policy Statements
Added: 31 August 2010
The new JISC strategy for 2010–2012 comes amid serious economic recession in the UK and abroad, and in a period of unprecedented change in communication and information technologies.

Policy on the Management of Research Data and Records

Theme: Assuring quality of research, Facilitating access, Long-term preservation
Type: Policy Statements
Added: 31 August 2010
This is a record of the policy as adopted by the University of Melbourne. Given the thoughtfulness of Australia on these issues, this might be useful for policy-makers to consider in the process of developing practice in the UK.


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