This project is identifying best practice and collaborative options for the preservation of born-digital and digitised materials.
- Modelling and business options for a technical format registry, in collaboration with international partners
- Matrices to assess current library resources and capacity against technical and staff resources required for effective digital preservation
- Research into possible partnerships and collaborations (2013)
- Statement on digital preservation, including principles for NSLA libraries (2012)
Working group members
- Sarah Slade, State Library of Victoria (project manager)
- Pat Beament, State Library of Western Australia
- Antoinette Buchanan, Libraries ACT
- Serena Coates, State Library of Queensland
- Grant Collins, State Library of Queensland
- Mark Corbould, National Library of Australia
- Libor Coufal, National Library of Australia
- Marilyn Hawthorne, Northern Territory Library
- Allegra Huxtable, LINC Tasmania
- Steve Knight, National Library of New Zealand
- Casey Marino, Libraries ACT
- David Ong, State Library of Western Australia
- David Pearson, National Library of Australia
- Lesley Sharp, State Library of South Australia
- Scott Wajon, State Library of New South Wales
NSLA meets with the CDNLAO at the National Library of Australia in February.
Sarah Slade talks about the challenges of preserving born- and turned-digital materials.
Australia's new national cultural policy acknowledges the importance of digital collecting.