Digital Preservation

Ingeborg Verheul, Networking for Digital Preservation. Current Practice in 15 National Libraries. This publication can be ordered at Saur Verlag: http://www.saur.de/index.cfm?lang=EN&id=0000011991

The PDF-version is now available at the ICABS website: http://www.ifla.org/V/pr/saur119.htm

Background information:

In 2004-2005, Koninklijke Bibliotheek conducted for ICABS a survey on the use and development of standards in digital archiving within the international library world. This resulted in an overview of the state of the art on digital preservation in the national libraries of Australia, Austria, Canada, China, Denmark, France, Germany, Japan, the Netherlands, New Zealand, Portugal, Sweden, Switzerland, the UK and the USA.