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DPC Technology Watch Guidance Note: A new case study on understanding user needs

Added on 15 November 2022

TWGN User feedback case studyThe Digital Preservation Coalition (DPC) has made a new Technology Watch Guidance Note on Understanding user needs: A case study from the National Library of Scotland by Chris Fleet available on general release today, following a 1-month DPC Member preview.

Access is an important element of digital preservation workflows and ultimately information is preserved so it can be used: so, understanding what users need is a key aspect of successful digital preservation. This case study is a real-world example of how this has been done at one institution, with constraints of time, expertise and resource. It demonstrates how a rich seam of information on user needs can be gathered through a variety of interactions with users and how this can help inform future activities and decision making.

"Understanding user needs is an essential part of planning for digital preservation and access and something that is encapsulated in the latest version of our Rapid Assessment Model (DPC RAM),” explains Jenny Mitcham, Head of Good Practice and Standards for the DPC.

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