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Digital preservation activities across communities – benefits and problems: Paper - iPRES 2008 - London


Natascha Schumann


The problem of digital preservation is not limited to special communities. It concerns all institutions that are involved in the preservation of our cultural heritage. The German network of expertise in long-term preservation of digital resources – nestor brings together different communities to work on solutions for digital preservation. Museums, archives, libraries and scientific institutions are collaborating to create a durable infrastructure which focuses on a wide variety of skills in the area of digital preservation. This presentation will give an overview of the benefits and the problems of cooperation among diverse communities. Which synergies can be leveraged and which differences have to be taken into account? The nestor lessons learned show structural differences between the communities as well as common approaches and strategies concerning digital preservation. Different cooperation models will be presented, as well as legal aspects.

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iPRES, London

Conferences, Conference 2008

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