A Guide to Distributed Digital Preservation

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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."

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[11], 137 p. ; 23 cm.

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MetaArchive Cooperative 2010.

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  • Skinner, Katherine Author, Chapter 1: Preserving Our Collections, Preserving Our Missions; Chapter 2: DDP Architecture; Chapter 6: Content Ingest, Monitoring, and Recovery for PLNs
  • Schultz, Matt Author, Chapter 6: Content Ingest, Monitoring, and Recovery for PLNs; Chapter 7: Cache and Network Administration for PLNs

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  • Halbert, Martin Chapter 1: Preserving Our Collections, Preserving Our Missions
  • Mevenkamp, Monika Chapter 2: DDP Architecture; Chapter 6: Content Ingest, Monitoring, and Recovery for PLNs
  • Nicol, Beth Chapter 3: Technical Considerations for PLNs
  • Walters, Tyler O. Chapter 4: Organizational Considerations
  • McMillan, Gail Chapter 5: Content Selection, Preparation, and Management
  • Howard, Rachel Chapter 5: Content Selection, Preparation, and Management
  • Robbins, Bill Chapter 7: Cache and Network Administration for PLNs
  • Buttler, Dwayne K. Chapter 8: Copyright Practice in the DDP: Practice makes Perfect (or at least workable)

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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."

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[11], 137 p. ; 23 cm.

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Preserving Our Collections, Preserving Our Missions (Book Chapter)

Preserving Our Collections, Preserving Our Missions

This book chapter discusses digital collection preservation. The authors provide a philosophical base for cultural memory organizations' need to participate in distributed digital preservation solutions as community-owned and community-led initiatives. This chapter will be useful for all readers, particularly those with questions about the value of collaborative engagement in the digital arena for cultural memory organizations.

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MetaArchive Cooperative. A Guide to Distributed Digital Preservation, book, 2010; Atlanta, Georgia. (https://digital.library.unt.edu/ark:/67531/metadc12850/: accessed July 9, 2020), University of North Texas Libraries, UNT Digital Library, https://digital.library.unt.edu; .