Remaining Future Proof Publishers and Digital Preservation. Eefke Smit STM Director Standards and Technology Berlin, APE 2014 Conference, January 29, 2014. Preservation – why ?. “Alles van Waarde is Weerloos” All Things of Value are Defenceless Lucebert Dutch Poet, 1924-1994.
Remaining Future ProofPublishers and Digital Preservation
STM Director Standards and Technology
Berlin, APE 2014 Conference,
January 29, 2014
“Alles van Waarde is Weerloos”
All Things of Value are Defenceless
Dutch Poet, 1924-1994
Essential in STM publishing environments
And all is now digital,
And digital stuff is extremelybrittle.
Portico, Clockss, KB e-depot, BL, APA, Aparsen
See the Keepers Registery (thekeepers.org): covers 22.000 ISSNs
Combination of preservation strategies:
Outsourcing, normalisation, migration, emulation
Agreements on disaster recovery and long term access
Solutions exist for:
E-Depot, Portico, Clockss
DOIs widely used
Yet to be solved
interoperability framework needed
“Hell is a place where nothing
connects to nothing”
T.S. Eliott in his introduction to Dante’s Inferno.
“We are in the business of finding connections--within texts, between texts and contexts, between texts and ourselves, between our readings and …etc”
How does this relate to Digital Preservation ?
In Digital Preservation we are creating the connections to the future, in order to make sure that the future can make connections back to us.
International STM Association