The Archivist’s Guide to Digital Preservation

Margot Note, a seasoned archives expert and consultant, offers guidance in a field of emerging best practices. This book serves as a useful introduction to digital preservation.

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Digital Preservation Without Tears - Margot Note

THE ESSENTIAL GUIDE TO SUCCESSFUL DIGITAL PRESERVATION

Digital Preservation Without Tears offers guidance from Margot Note, a seasoned archives expert and consultant. No one can understand all digital preservation concepts, tools, and actions. Readers of this volume will develop an awareness of digital preservation concepts, the ability to communicate issues, and a basis for further study. In a field of emerging best practices, this book strives to be a useful introduction to digital preservation. As the field codifies techniques, archivists should act now. No matter how small a step, implementing digital preservation activities helps support historical assets for long-term access.

Inside the book

Margot Note offers practical guidance on:

= Making the Case for Digital Preservation

= Needs Assessment & Policy Creation

= Learning and Collaborating

= Understanding Digital Preservation Strategies

= Appraising Digital Materials

= Accessioning Digital Materials

= Describing Digital Materials

= Preserving Digital Materials

= Delivering Access

Digital Preservation Without Tears - Table of Contents
Digital Preservation Without Tears - Chapter 1
Digital Preservation Without Tears - Chapter 2
Digital Preservation Without Tears - Chapter 3
Digital Preservation Without Tears - Chapter 4
Digital Preservation Without Tears - Chapter 5
Digital Preservation Without Tears - Chapter 6
Digital Preservation Without Tears - Chapter 7
Digital Preservation Without Tears - Chapter 8
Digital Preservation Without Tears - Chapter 9
Digital Preservation Without Tears - Back Cover

About the Author

Margot Note has 20 years of experience in the national and international sectors as an author, a consultant, a Certified Archivist, a Certified Records Manager, an Information Governance Professional, and a Project Management Professional. She received her Master of Arts in Women’s History from Sarah Lawrence College, and holds a Master’s in Library and Information Science and Post-Master’s in Archives & Records Management, both from Drexel University. Margot is also a popular guest author for Lucidea’s Think Clearly Blog, and regularly presents Lucidea-sponsored webinars on topics highly relevant to archivists. Her previous books for Lucidea Press include Demystifying Archival Projects: Five Essentials for Success, and The Archivists’ Advantage: Choosing the Right CMS.

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