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A Guide to Distributed Digital Preservation

Description:

This text is a collection of essays that gives an overview of the reasons for considering distributed digital preservation (a system which maintains copies of digital objects in multiple geographic locations) as well as considerations for implementing this kind of digital preservation. According to the back cover, "Readers may use this guide to gain both a philosophical and practical understanding of the emerging field of distributed digital preservation, including how to establish or join a network."

Creator(s):
Creation Date: 2010  
Partner(s):
UNT Libraries
Collection(s):
General Collection
Usage:
Total Uses: 260
Past 30 days: 11
Yesterday: 1
Creator (Author):
Creator (Editor):
Skinner, Katherine

Author, Chapter 1: Preserving Our Collections, Preserving Our Missions; Chapter 2: DDP Architecture; Chapter 6: Content Ingest, Monitoring, and Recovery for PLNs

Creator (Editor):
Schultz, Matt

Author, Chapter 6: Content Ingest, Monitoring, and Recovery for PLNs; Chapter 7: Cache and Network Administration for PLNs

Publisher Info:
Publisher Name: Educopia Institute
Place of Publication: Atlanta, Georgia
Date(s):
  • Creation: 2010
Description:

This text is a collection of essays that gives an overview of the reasons for considering distributed digital preservation (a system which maintains copies of digital objects in multiple geographic locations) as well as considerations for implementing this kind of digital preservation. According to the back cover, "Readers may use this guide to gain both a philosophical and practical understanding of the emerging field of distributed digital preservation, including how to establish or join a network."

Physical Description:

[11], 137 p. ; 23 cm.

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Subject(s):
Keyword(s): digitization models | digital collections | digitization initiatives | methods | networks
Contributor(s):
  • Editor : Parham, Susan Wells Copyeditor
  • Author : Halbert, Martin Chapter 1: Preserving Our Collections, Preserving Our Missions
  • Author : Mevenkamp, Monika Chapter 2: DDP Architecture; Chapter 6: Content Ingest, Monitoring, and Recovery for PLNs
  • Author : Nicol, Beth Chapter 3: Technical Considerations for PLNs
  • Author : Walters, Tyler O. Chapter 4: Organizational Considerations
  • Author : McMillan, Gail Chapter 5: Content Selection, Preparation, and Management
  • Author : Howard, Rachel Chapter 5: Content Selection, Preparation, and Management
  • Author : Robbins, Bill Chapter 7: Cache and Network Administration for PLNs
  • Author : Buttler, Dwayne K. Chapter 8: Copyright Practice in the DDP: Practice makes Perfect (or at least workable)
Partner:
UNT Libraries
Collection:
General Collection
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Resource Type: Book
Format: Text
Rights:
Access: Public
Statement: This collection is covered by the following Creative Commons License: Attribution-NonCommercial-NoDerivs 3.0 License