May 29, 2022

New Case Study: Digital Preservation Strategies for a Small Private College

The following case study was published as part of the SAA (Society of American Archivists) Campus Case Studies (Case 16) series.

Digital Preservation Strategies for a Small Private College

Meg Miner
Illinois Wesleyan University

SAA Campus Case Studies (Case 16)
via Author’s Repository (bepress)*
May 2015


Well established “best practices” in digital preservation (DP) do little to address day-to-day realities in repositories that cannot dedicate funds or staff to DP workflows. What can a Lone Arranger do to ensure good stewardship for born digital and digitized institutional records before a complete preservation system is in place?

Direct to Full Text Case Study (14 pages; PDF)

* This and other case studies in the “Case Studies on Campus” series are available online (free) on the Society of American Archivists web site.

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