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Digital Preservation Benefit Analysis

The Joint Information Systems Committee (JISC) has created a website for their Digital Preservation Benefit Analysis Tools Project. The toolkit consists of two tools: the KRDS Benefits Framework (Tool 1); and the Value-chain and Benefits Impact tool (Tool 2). The Keeping Research Data Safe (KRDS) Benefits Framework is a tool for identifying, assessing, and communicating the benefits from investing resources in the curation/long-term preservation of research data. For more information, visit the project website:

http://beagrie.com/krds-i2s2.php

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Cornell Digital Preservation Research and Implementation

Cornell University Libraries have undertaken numerous projects related to digital preservation. Check out there website listing their projects, conferences, and publications.

http://www.library.cornell.edu/digital/pres-research.html

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Digital Forensics and Digital Preservation

Check out the interesting blog post by Leslie Johnston at the Library of Congress about the interconnectivity between digital forensics and digital preservation where she discusses some of the relevant projects, software, and hardware.

http://blogs.loc.gov/digitalpreservation/2011/06/digital-forensics-and-digital-preservation/

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Aligning National Approaches to Digital Preservation Conference

This recent international conference provided a forum in which national preservation programs shared information with each other in order to begin building strategic international collaborations to support the preservation of our collective cultural memory. National sponsors included the Library of Congress, Auburn University, OCLC, and Duraspace. You can find information about the program and sessions at the conference website.

http://www.educopia.org/events/ANADP/program

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Digital Preservation Resources

Here is a list of helpful links regarding digital preservation put together for North Carolina state government employees that includes helpful blogs, tweets and feeds, and current initiatives.

http://digitalpreservation.ncdcr.gov/links/social.html

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Digital Preservation Report from NDIIPP/Library of Congress

NDIIPP and the Library of Congress latest report is titled Preserving our Digital Heritage. While it focuses on the libraries initiatives for preservation, the information it provides regarding their preservation plan and the tools and technology they are using can help all of us looking at the preservation of digital content. You can find the report here:

http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/library/resources/pubs/docs/NDIIPP2010Report_Post.pdf

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Digital Preservation Policies

The National Archives of the United Kingdom has developed guidance on the need for a digital preservation policy. Their publication discusses the main success criteria for a policy and its relation to other policy areas.

http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/information-management/projects-and-work/policy-guidance.htm

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