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.
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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
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.
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