Researchers, clinicians and academics have by now all accumulated sometimes vast quanities of born digital information in a variety of formats and perhaps in a range of media. You can no longer put this data on a shelf or shove it into a filing cabinet. So how do you preserve, store and make this data accessible?
OCLC Research is an international information management provider and they are producing a series of reports on the management, archiving and preservation of born digital content.
- You've Got to Walk Before You Can Run: First Steps for Managing Born-Digital Content Received on Physical Media
- Swatting the Long Tail of Digital Media: A Call for Collaboration
- Walk This Way: Detailed Steps for Transferring Born-Digital Content from Media You Can Read In-house