Scholars' Mine - Policies, Procedures and Guidelines

Abstract

This policy is a set of guidelines for digital preservation, from which procedures can be developed with confidence that they meet accepted standards, effectively use resources, and support the mission and goals of the Library. Objectives of this policy are to:

  • Describe the challenges associated with digital preservation.
  • Explain the necessity of a digital preservation policy.
  • Outline the principles on which digital preservation actions are based.
  • State the scope of digital preservation activities, including sources and types of digital content that will be preserved.
  • Define the strategies that will be performed to ensure the long-term preservation of digital resources.
  • Identify stakeholders responsible for components of the digital preservation strategies.
  • Define a policy review schedule.

Department(s)

Curtis Laws Wilson Library

Publisher

Missouri University of Science and Technology

Publication Date

8-23-2017

Document Version

Final Version

Rights

© 2017 Missouri University of Science and Technology, All rights reserved.

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This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution-Noncommercial 4.0 License

Document Type

Documentation

File Type

text

Language

English

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