Advances in Librarianship, Volume 27 (Advances in by Frederick Lynden

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The working Group is sponsored by RLG, OCLC Member Services, and OCLC Research. Liaisons from the sponsoring organizations are Robin Dale (RLG), Robert Harriman (OCLC Member Services), and Brian Lavoie (OCLC Research). Chairs are Priscilla Caplan, Florida Center for Library Automation and Rebecca Guenther, Library of Congress. S. Government Printing Office, Charles Blair, University of Chicago, Mikki Carpenter, Museum of Modern Art, Keigh Glavash, Dspace, Cathy Hartman, University of North Texas, Nancy Hoebelheinrich, Stanford University, Roger Howard, J.

Conclusion Over the last 29 years, the RLG preservation community has worked collaboratively to achieve far more than the then-formidable list of goals identified by the original 1974 Preservation Committee. Its long-term contributions to preservation are woven into the very fabric of many preservation programs the world over. From its earliest days, the preservation program and its participants helped give shape to the growing national preservation effort and together, over time, they developed a variety of models for cooperative action against intimidating problems.

In answering those questions, OCLC has sought a balance among three elements: † Preservation and maintenance of access to an object † What users can create practically † What the archive can extract or create The Digital Archive’s preservation metadata set is being developed by an OCLC team whose work is informed by the OCLC/RLG Working Group (April 2002) on Preservation Metadata as well as other digital preservation initiatives. pdf. As might be expected, when the OCLC preservation metadata set is compared with other elements sets such as CEDARS or METS, the convergences and issues for discussion are similar to the OCLC/RLG Working Group’s findings in its first white paper.

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