Standards for collection and preservation

Key Initiative 3.2:

Developing standards for the collection and preservation of content in its diverse forms

Activity 3.2.1 Work with members and partners to promote standards and best practice for digital preservation 

We will continue our engagement with the UNESCO PERSIST project on digital preservation, and monitor and take up opportunities to promote the urgency of digital preservation and digital sustainability.

We will work within IFLA, and with partners, to identify and develop standards, guidelines and examples for good practices for the collection and preservation of content in its diverse forms and to promote these to members and others engaged in digital preservation.

Key Actions:

2018

2017

2016

2015

Activity 3.2.2 Instigate debate and exchange of ideas to explore collection and access issues for libraries in digital / virtual repatriation of documentary cultural heritage content

We will explore with members and partners emerging issues in digital/virtual repatriation of documentary cultural heritage content; provide forums for open exchange of ideas; and investigate practical solutions that enable and respect appropriate access.

Key Actions:

2017

Last update: 3 December 2018