Basic Preservation Strategies

  • David GiarettaEmail author


There are a number of basic preservation strategies upon which one can build more complex strategies. These are the ones which are described explicitly or implicitly by OAIS , based around ensuring that the digital object will be usable and understandable to the Designated Community . Of course one also has to maintain the trail of information to support evidence of authenticity and other PDI .


Digital Object Designate Community Digital Preservation Archival Storage Information Preservation 
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© Springer-Verlag Berlin Heidelberg 2011

Authors and Affiliations

  1. 1.STFC and Alliance for Permanent AccessYetminster, DorsetUK

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