Chapter 2. Standards and Best Practices

Erin Baucom


Chapter 2 of Library Technology Reports (vol. 55, no. 6), “Planning and Implementing a Sustainable Digital Preservation Program,” discusses how digital preservation standards and best practices, including the Open Archival Information System (OAIS) model and the Trustworthy Repositories Audit and Certification (TRAC) checklist, have developed over time and why they are building blocks of digital preservation scholarship. How Preservation Metadata Implementation Strategies (PREMIS) and the Metadata Encoding and Transmission Standard (METS) integrate with these other standards is also a focus.

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