Digital Data Preservation Practices to Ensure Long-Term Information Accessibility
This annotated bibliography describes data preservation practices used by organizations to ensure long-term digital content accessibility. It is intended for information professionals working in data management roles. Selected literature is published between 2001 and 2013. Practices designed to ensure data accessibility for as long as needed include: (a) an interconnected network of trustworthy repositories, (b) guidelines for data stewardship, (c) a Trustworthy Digital Object (TDO) design (encapsulation and encoding), and (d) preservation self-assessment tools for libraries.