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Organisational Activities - References

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1.

Waters, D. and Garrett, J. (1996). Preserving Digital Information: Report of the Task Force on Archiving of Digital Information commissioned by the Commission on Preservation and Access and the Research Libraries Group.Washington, DC: Commission on Preservation and Access. p.47.
http://www.rlg.org/ArchTF/tfadi.index.htm

2.

DLM Forum. (1997). Guidelines on the Best Practices for Using Electronic Information.These make a useful distinction between 'live' and 'frozen' information, where the former is, in general, managed by the creator and the latter by archivists and librarians who need to ensure it remains the same.
http://europa.eu.int/ISPO/dlm/documents/gdlines.pdf
Update 19 March 2008
No longer available - information at
http://ec.europa.eu/archives/ISPO/dlm/

3.

Source of checklist: Adapted from Tanner, S. and Lomax-Smith, J. (1999).'How Much Does It Really Cost?' Paper for DRH '99 Conference.
http://heds.herts.ac.uk/resources/papers/drh99.pdf
Update 09 Nov 2007
Paper no longer available online
and AHDS 'Digitisation: a Project Planning Checklist'
http://www.ahds.ac.uk/creating/information-papers/checklist/index.htm

4.

Public Record Office. (1999). Guidelines on the Management, Appraisal and Preservation of Electronic Records.Volume 2: Procedures, p. 17.
http://www.pro.gov.uk/recordsmanagement/eros/guidelines

Update 09 Aug 2006
The EROS project has now ended. This redirected page contains links to relevant guidance:
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/recordsmanagement/

5.

Kenney, A. R. and Chapman, S. (1996). Digital Imaging for Libraries and Archives. New York: Cornell University Library. Figure 1. p.190.

6. A Digital Preservation Strategy for the PRO. 1999. 3.5.3.
7.

Modernising Government. March 1999. Cm 4310. Chapter 5.
http://www.archive.official-documents.co.uk/document/cm43/4310/4310.htm

8.

E-government: a strategic framework for public services in the Information Age.
http://www.e-envoy.gov.uk/EStrategy/StrategicFrameworkArticle/fs/en?
CONTENT_ID=4000067&chk=%2BE%2BDg%2B
Update 11 May 2007
Link disabled - obsolete

9.

The FOI bill had been given royal assent in July 2000 and a timeframe of everything being in place within five years of royal assent has been given. A Model Action Plan for Developing Records Management Compliant with the Lord Chancellor's Code of Practice under section 46 of the Freedom of Information Act 2000 is available from the PRO website at
http://www.pro.gov.uk/recordsmanagement/access/foiactionplan.pdf
Update 10 Aug 2006
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/recordsmanagement/code/

10.

Public Record Office. (1999). Guidelines on the Management,Appraisal and Preservation of Electronic Records. Volumes 1: Principles, p. 17 Kew: Public Record Office.
http://www.pro.gov.uk/recordsmanagement/eros/guidelines
Update 09 Aug 2006
The EROS project has now ended. This redirected page contains links to relevant guidance:
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/recordsmanagement/

11.

Public Record Office. (1999). Guidelines on the Management, Appraisal and Preservation of Electronic Records.Volume 1: Principles, p. 25. Kew: Public Record Office.
http://www.pro.gov.uk/recordsmanagement/eros/guidelines
Update 09 Aug 2006
The EROS project has now ended. This redirected page contains links to relevant guidance:
http://www.nationalarchives.gov.uk/recordsmanagement/

12.

DLM Forum. (1997). Guidelines on the Best Practices for Using Electronic Information. p.20.
http://europa.eu.int/ISPO/dlm/documents/gdlines.pdf
Update 19 March 2008
No longer available - information at
http://ec.europa.eu/archives/ISPO/dlm/

13.

Electronic Records Management: Framework for Information Age Government March 2000.
http://www.e-envoy.gov.uk/assetRoot/04/00/22/94/04002294.rtf
Update 26 Nov 2004
Electronic Records Management: Framework for Information Age Government. April 2000.
http://e-government.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/assetRoot/04/00/22/94/04002294.rtf
Update 12 Mar 2007
Replaced with link to PDF
http://archive.cabinetoffice.gov.uk/e-envoy/resources-pdfs/$file/erm.pdf

14.

See Ross, S. and Gow, A. (1999). Digital Archaeology: Rescuing Neglected and Damaged Data Resources. p. 29.
http://www.hatii.arts.gla.ac.uk/research/BrLibrary/rosgowrt.pdf

15.

Berkeley Digital Library Sunsite.
http://sunsite.berkeley.edu/Admin/collection.html

16.

Beagrie N. and Greenstein D. (1998). Managing Digital Collections:AHDS Policies, Standards and Practices. Consultation draft. Version 1. 15 December 1998. 2.3.2.
http://www.ahds.ac.uk/about/reports-and-policies/index.htm

17.

National Library of Canada. (1998). Networked Electronic Publications: Policy and Guidelines. p. 7-8. Online. Available:
http://www.collectionscanada.ca/9/8/index-e.html
Update 17 September 2007
Link new location
http://epe.lac-bac.gc.ca/100/200/301/nlc-bnc/networked_epubs-ef/9/8/index-e.html

18.

Ross, S and Gow,A. (1999). Digital Archaeology: Rescuing Neglected and Damaged Data Resources. p. 3.
http://www.hatii.arts.gla.ac.uk/research/BrLibrary/rosgowrt.pdf

19.

van Bogart, J. (1995). Magnetic Tape Storage and Handling. Council on Library and Information Resources. (ISBN 1-887334-40-8)
http://www.clir.org/pubs/reports/pub54

20.

British Standards Institute. (1999). Information Security Management (BS7799-2: 1999). Order details online: http://www.bsi-global.com/index.xalter
Update 11 May 2007
Linkdisabled - obsolete

21.

Data Protection Act 1998.
http://www.opsi.gov.uk/acts/acts1998/19980029.htm

22.

For example Arms, C. (2000).'Keeping Memory Alive: Practices for Preserving Digital Content at the National Digital Library Program of the Library of Congress.' RLG DigiNews.Volume 4 (3). June 15 2000. p. 5.
http://www.rlg.ac.uk/preserv/diginews/diginews4-3.html
Update 07 July 2006
http://www.rlg.org/preserv/diginews/diginews4-3.html

23.

Lawrence, G.W. et al. (2000). Risk Management of Digital Information: a File Format Investigation. Council on Library and Information Resources. June 2000. (ISBN 1-887334-78-5).
http://www.clir.org/pubs/abstract/pub93abst.html

24.

Rothenberg, J. (1999). Avoiding Technological Quicksand: Finding a Viable Technical Foundation for Digital Preservation. Council on Library and Information Resources. January 1999. (ISBN 1-887334-63-7).
http://www.clir.org/pubs/abstract/pub77.html

25.

CAMiLEON (Creative Archiving at Michigan and Leeds; Emulating the Old and the New) Project. Available from the Cedars website:
http://www.leeds.ac.uk/cedars/

26.

Rothenberg, J. (2000). An Experiment in Using Emulation to Preserve Digital Publications. A report commissioned by the Koninklijke Bibliotheek (KB).
http://www.kb.nl/coop/nedlib/results/emulationpreservationreport.pdf
Update 11 Aug 2006
New location http://nedlib.kb.nl/results/emulationpreservationreport.pdf

27.

Bearman, D. (1999). 'Reality and Chimeras in the Preservation of Electronic Records'. D-Lib Magazine. April 1999.
http://www.dlib.org/dlib/april99/bearman/04bearman.html

28.

Ross, S. and Gow, A. (1999). Digital Archaeology: Rescuing Neglected and Damaged Data Resources. British Library Research and Innovation Report 108. London,The British Library, 1999. p. 44.
http://www.hatii.arts.gla.ac.uk/research/BrLibrary/rosgowrt.pdf

29.

Lawrence, G.W. et al. (2000). Risk Management of Digital Information: a File Format Investigation. Council on Library and Information Resources. June 2000. (ISBN 1-887334-78-5). p.15.
http://www.clir.org/pubs/abstract/pub93abst.html

30.

A striking example of the potential pitfalls of reliance of converting email to paper can be found in the PROFS case involving the National Archives and Records Administration in the USA.
http://www.cpsr.org/cpsr/foia/PROFS_CASE/profs.html
Update 17-02-2005
This document is no longer accessible. Please see
http://www.citizen.org/litigation/briefs/FOIAGovtSec/articles.cfm?ID=873 for information on the PROFS case

31.

Dublin Core Metadata Initiative.
http://purl.org/DC

32.

National Library of Australia. Draft Preservation Metadata Set. October 1999. p. 2.
http://www.nla.gov.au/preserve/pmeta.html

33.

Ross, S. and Gow,A. (1999). Digital Archaeology: Rescuing Neglected and Damaged Data Resources. p. 6.
http://www.hatii.arts.gla.ac.uk/research/BrLibrary/rosgowrt.pdf

34.

Lawrence, G.W. et al. (2000). Risk Management of Digital Information: a File Format Investigation. Council on Library and Information Resources. June 2000.
http://www.clir.org/pubs/abstract/pub93abst.html

35.

'Risk Management of Digital Information: a File Format Investigation'. RLG DigiNews 4 (3). 15 June 2000. p.14.
http://www.rlg.ac.uk/preserv/diginews/diginews4-3.html
Update 07 July 2006
http://www.rlg.org/preserv/diginews/diginews4-3.html

36.

Okerson, Ann (1992) 'Synopsis' in Cummings, A. M. et al University Libraries and Scholarly Communication: A Study Prepared for the Andrew W Mellon Foundation, p.xxiii.
http://etext.lib.virginia.edu/reports/mellon/

37.

See British Standards Institution (1999). Code of Practice for Legal Admissibility and Evidential Weight of Information Stored Electronically. DISC PD0008: 1999.