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Staffing for Effective Digital Preservation 2017: An NDSA Report

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Description: The 2017 Digital Preservation Staffing Survey provides a useful snapshot of the way digital preservation is accomplished in 2017 and how its practitioners feel about the effectiveness of their current organizational structures. It also builds on the 2012 survey and begins to establish data with which the digital preservation community can identify trends in staffing in the field.

License: CC-By Attribution 4.0 International


Organizations establishing or scaling up digital preservation programs are faced with many staffing, scoping and organizational decisions, such as: How many staff are needed and what kinds of skills, education and experience should they have? What types of positions should the institution create? Should it hire new staff or retrain existing staff? And how should the preservation program be scoped-...


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