Toolkits and manuals to develop policy

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DPC’s Institutional Strategies for Digital Preservation

Theme: Long-term preservation
Type: Policy Toolkits
Added: 09 September 2010
Part of the Digital Preservation Coalition’s ‘Digital Preservation Handbook’, this chapter outlines a number of strategies that have been used successfully by institutions in developing approaches to digital preservation. This is appropriate for both senior administrators and operational managers within institutions as well as third-party service providers.

Digital Curation Centre’s Curation Reference Manual

Theme: Facilitating access, Long-term preservation
Type: Policy Toolkits
Added: 08 September 2010
The Manual contains advice, in-depth information and criticism on current digital curation techniques and best practice. It is an ongoing, community-driven project, which involves members of the DCC community in suggesting topics, writing manual instalments, and conducting peer reviews.

Data Management Planning Online

Theme: Facilitating access, Long-term preservation
Type: Policy Toolkits
Added: 06 September 2010
DMP Online has been produced by the UK’s Digital Curation Centre to help research teams respond to the directive for each funded research project should submit a structured Data Management Plan for peer-review as an integral part of the application for funding. 

European Planets Project Testbed

Theme: Long-term preservation
Type: Policy Toolkits
Added: 04 September 2010
As there are several approaches to digital preservation available that make use of a variety of migration, characterisation and emulation tools, it is a task for researchers and policymakers working on preservation to decide on the best approach to take.


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