LIS-S 402 Data Preservation
Prerequisites: Strongly recommended to take LIS-S 305 as prerequisites
This course surveys the fundamental principles of data preservation. Students will explore newly developing tools and techniques for long-term data preservation strategies. Topics include selecting file formats and storage media, technical obsolescence, digital forensics, acceptable risk/loss, preservation metadata, data repositories, and preservation policy for long-term access and reuse.
- Identify and understand the principles and practices of data preservation.
- Summarize and analyze techniques and tools used in the data preservation field.
- Identify and evaluate data, repositories, and technical risk factors for data preservation.
- Create plans for data preservation including data sources, description, software, and policy development.
There is not a syllabus available for this course.