The selection, appraisal and retention of digital scientific data: dighlights of an ERPANET/CODATA workshop

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Esanu, E. ; Davidson, J. ; Ross, S. ; Anderson, W. (2004)
  • Publisher: Ubiquity Press Ltd.
  • Subject: ZA4050 | Z665 | ZA4450

CODATA and ERPANET collaborated to convene an international archiving workshop on the selection, appraisal, and retention of digital scientific data, which was held on 15-17 December 2003 at the Biblioteca Nacional in Lisbon, Portugal. The workshop brought together more than 65 researchers, data and information managers, archivists, and librarians from 13 countries to discuss the issues involved in making critical decisions regarding the long-term preservation of the scientific record. One of the major aims for this workshop was to provide an international forum to exchange information about data archiving policies and practices across different scientific, institutional, and national contexts. Highlights from the workshop discussions are presented.
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