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(@jimijones)

Standards Working Group

Target Format Types for Digitized Materials

When digitizing analog materials it is critical to determine what are the "target formats" that best represent those analog originals. This is true with audiovisual, text, image and other forms of media. Should this working group work to generate recommendations for target formats for masters as well as access copies of digitized materials? When you vote, please add a comment (or comments) to explain your vote and flesh... more »

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(@jimijones)

Standards Working Group

Best Practices for Organization and Description

In order to effectively preserve and ensure access to digital objects it is critical that we organize and describe these assets. What we cannot find, our patrons/customers cannot find. And what we cannot identify, we cannot effectively and efficiently preserve. Should the NDSA's Standards Working Group work to generate basic best practices for the logical and efficient organization and description of digital assets?... more »

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(@jimijones)

Standards Working Group

Migration Protocols

In order to ensure our collections' accessibility into the future it will be necessary to continually migrate digital objects to newer formats. This applies to collections of all types: audiovisual, text, image, geospatial and so on. Should the Standards working group work on determining basic migration protocols for digital objects? When you vote, please add a comment (or comments) to explain your vote and flesh out... more »

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(@cmmorris)

Outreach Working Group

Public awareness campaign

From fragile small archives, to born digital news and images, independent media, cultural treasures, personal and scientific data, and the evolving online records of large and small communities, evidence is mounting that many kinds of significant digital materials are threatened economically, technically and politically–which is why we're all here. Public attention is focused on limited knowledge preservation initiatives... more »

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