Five Organizational Stages of Digital Preservation

In 2003 Anne R. Kenney and Nancy Y. McGovern published an article titled, “The Five Organizational Stages of Digital Preservation,” in Digital Libraries: A Vision for the Twenty-first Century. In their article they discuss five stages of organizational response to digital preservation:
Acknowledge: Understanding that digital preservation is a local concern
Act: Initiating digital preservation projects
Consolidate: Seguing from projects to programs
Institutionalize: Incorporating the larger environment
Externalize: Embracing inter-institutional collaboration and dependency.

http://quod.lib.umich.edu/cgi/t/text/text-idx?c=spobooks;idno=bbv9812.0001.001;rgn=div1;view=text;cc=spobooks;node=bbv9812.0001.001%3A11.

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