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Introduction to Digital Preservation Planning for Research Managers

Using a combination of tutor-led sessions and group work/discussions, the Introduction to Digital Preservation planning for Research Managers course is an introduction to digital preservation, specifically designed to look at planning for long-term preservation from the perspective of the research data manager.

Topic Areas Covered

What is digital preservation?

Find out about digital preservation and how and why it is important in the context of research data

Assess your research data

Develop an understanding of how digital objects behave and how you can make sure they survive for the longer term

Your Research Data Management plan

Learn how your plan can be adapted to intersect with preservation actions

Timing of interventions

Learn about managing content beyond the life of projects, capturing contextual information

Understanding drivers

A comprehensive summary of the key drivers and reasons for why you or your institution would want to preserve


Develop an understanding of why preservation storage has extra requirements beyond traditional IT storage

Migration for digital preservation

Learn how to plan for migration, as a strategy, and also what tools you can use

Making a business case

Learn about benefits, risks and costs and how you can use them to persuade your institution why digital preservation is important


Start time: 09:30

End time: 17:30

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Introduction to Digital Preservation Planning for Research Managers
25/05/201725/05/201718£300.00[Read More]