Identifying Skills Needed for Digital Preservation

The IFLA World Library and Information Congress published a paper titled “Puzzling over Digital Preservation – Identifying Traditional and New Skills Needed for Digital Preservation” written by Thomas Bähr, Michelle Lindlar, and Sven Vlaeminck. The paper describes necessary know-how identified, ranging from digital curation skills needed to evaluate digital data carriers to specialist digital preservation knowledge of file formats needed to describe information with the goal of sustaining accessiblilty over long-term.

http://conference.ifla.org/sites/default/files/files/papers/ifla77/217-bahr-en.pdf

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