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Title:Should We Keep Everything Forever? Determining Long-Term Value of Research Data
Author(s):Anderson, Bethany; Braxton, Susan; Dunham, Elise; Imker, Heidi J.; Rimkus, Kyle
Subject(s):digital repositories
frameworks for digital preservation
archival theory
archival appraisal
automated processes in repositories
Illinois Data Bank
Abstract:The University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign's library-based Research Data Service (RDS) launched an institutional data repository called the Illinois Data Bank (IDB) in May 2016. The RDS makes a commitment to preserving and facilitating access to published research datasets for a minimum of five years after the date of publication in the Illinois Data Bank. The RDS has developed guidelines and processes for reviewing published datasets after their five-year commitment ends to determine whether to retain, deaccession, or dedicate more stewardship resources to datasets. In this poster, we will describe how the University of Illinois at Urbana-Champaign preservation review planning team drew upon appraisal and reappraisal theory and practices from the archives community to develop preservation review processes and guidelines for datasets published in the Illinois Data Bank.
Issue Date:2016-10-03
Citation Info:Anderson, B., S. Braxton, E. Dunham, H. Imker, and K. Rimkus. Should we keep everything forever? determining the long-term value of research data. Poster presented at: iPRES 2016, 13th International Conference on Digital Preservation, 3-6 October 2016, Bern, Switzerland.
Genre:Conference Poster
Date Available in IDEALS:2016-10-14

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