The KB e‐Depot digital archiving policy

The KB e‐Depot digital archiving policy Purpose – Electronic journals dominate the field of academic literature, and it is of great importance to the international scientific community that this electronic intellectual output remains accessible in perpetuity. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the policy and ambitions of the National Library of The Netherlands (Koninklijke Bibliotheek, KB) regarding digital archiving of electronic publications. Design/methodology/approach – This article discusses three possible threats against permanent access, and proposes a coordinated and systematic approach to address these risks: the safe places network. This paper also includes a comprehensive overview of the e‐Depot system and the KB approaches to digital preservation. Findings – The KB e‐Depot has been operational for more than three years, and fulfils the most important requirements. Research limitations/implications – The KB focuses on both migration and emulation as preservation strategies Originality/value – This paper fulfils an identified need for collaboration. http://www.deepdyve.com/assets/images/DeepDyve-Logo-lg.png Library Hi Tech Emerald Publishing

The KB e‐Depot digital archiving policy

Library Hi Tech, Volume 24 (4): 10 – Oct 1, 2006

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Emerald Publishing
Copyright
Copyright © 2006 Emerald Group Publishing Limited. All rights reserved.
ISSN
0737-8831
DOI
10.1108/07378830610715464
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Abstract

Purpose – Electronic journals dominate the field of academic literature, and it is of great importance to the international scientific community that this electronic intellectual output remains accessible in perpetuity. The purpose of this paper is to discuss the policy and ambitions of the National Library of The Netherlands (Koninklijke Bibliotheek, KB) regarding digital archiving of electronic publications. Design/methodology/approach – This article discusses three possible threats against permanent access, and proposes a coordinated and systematic approach to address these risks: the safe places network. This paper also includes a comprehensive overview of the e‐Depot system and the KB approaches to digital preservation. Findings – The KB e‐Depot has been operational for more than three years, and fulfils the most important requirements. Research limitations/implications – The KB focuses on both migration and emulation as preservation strategies Originality/value – This paper fulfils an identified need for collaboration.

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Library Hi TechEmerald Publishing

Published: Oct 1, 2006

Keywords: Digital storage; Archiving; National libraries; The Netherlands

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