As a community, we know much about preserving records, but we may not automatically apply this knowledge to our own documentation. Consider which digital preservation documentation should be preserved for the long term. You may already have a retention schedule within your organization that covers procedural documents, but digital preservation documentation may need to be retained and managed for longer. If your digital preservation documentation describes processes and activities carried out on digital content, you may need to retain this as a permanent record of how content was processed and handled at a certain point in time.

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