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We have consulted the CDL document SIP; ICPSR Workshop 2008 (week long) on digital preservation attended by our
Metadata Librarian, books and articles such as Borghoff, Rodig, et al. “Long-term Digital Preservation,” etc.
We used the TRAC document, OAIS, DRAMBORA, as well as the policies from peer institutions such as the University of
Michigan to guide the development of our digital preservation policies.
We used/use Library of Congress Digital Preservation guides, compared policies and procedures with University of
Pennsylvania digital preservation labs. Some digital preservation standards have been vetted with LoC members,
presented at conferences, and reviewed with moving image archivist professionals through AMIA.
We will benchmark/consult with other peer institutions as we develop our digital preservation policies.
We will look at a variety of current practices and policies, don’t have a specific set to mention.
Workshops, conferences, Internet resources, other institutional resources.
7. Has your library worked with other stakeholders at your institution to inform your library’s
decisions about digital preservation policies and investments? N=60
Yes 42 70%
No 18 30%
If yes, please identify these other stakeholders.
Academic Computing services.
All service units.
Archives, museums, school of information, some academic programs.
Archives, records management, Information Technology, faculty, administration.
Campus Administration and campus IT.
Campus IT, research community.
Campus IT, UALC (Utah Academic Library Consortium) Digitization Committee.
Campus stakeholders and administration.
Campus-wide Computing Services and Graduate School.
Central information technology unit, office of research.
Central IT, campus administration, select faculty.
Collection curators and owners in other areas of the university.
Content contributors from academic departments; Executive VP for Research.
Curators of Special Collections and Branch Librarians.
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