Digital Preservation at UW–Madison
Long Term Digital Asset Management Working Group
University of Wisconsin–Madison Libraries
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This report is produced by the Long Term Digital Asset Management Working Group, formed in 2016 for the purpose of examining the state of digital preservation on campus, identifying gaps, and recommending next steps. The workgroup is composed of librarians and DoIT IT staff experts in the areas of storage, preservation, data management, and data curation. The report presents a brief case for digital preservation, based on the information collected to date. Digital preservation is defined and context is provided for the environmental trends that are driving memory institutions to commit to sustainable digital preservation programs are briefly covered. Current campus needs and services are then described, followed by the high-level environmental survey of peer institutions. Finally, next steps are recommended.
Digital Asset Management