May 28, 2022

Trust in Digital Preservation: A European Framework for Audit and Certification of Digital Repositories

New Report From APARSEN (Alliance Permanent Access to the Records of Science in Europe Network).

Trust is fundamental to the working of society – in particular when it comes to unfamiliar digitally encoded information, especially when it has passed through several hands over a long period of time.

Key Issues Discussed:

+ Has it been preserved properly?

+ Is it of high quality?

+ Has it been changed in some way?

+ Does the pointer get me to the right object?

Direct to Document (12 pages; PDF)

Hat Tip: LIBER

About Gary Price

Gary Price ( is a librarian, writer, consultant, and frequent conference speaker based in the Washington D.C. metro area. Before launching INFOdocket, Price and Shirl Kennedy were the founders and senior editors at ResourceShelf and DocuTicker for 10 years. From 2006-2009 he was Director of Online Information Services at, and is currently a contributing editor at Search Engine Land.