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Archiving and Preservation

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Many repositories are owned by private entities or funded through grants. What are some ways to tell if a one is going to be around long term? Tuesday, September 20, 2016 - 14:21
What is the best way to preserve a SQL database for reuse? Friday, September 9, 2016 - 07:41
I have read a few resources that mention any software required to access a dataset should be made available alongside the data. As the software is usually licensed to the original user, can that software be made open alongside a published dataset? Monday, March 21, 2016 - 17:40
Are there institutions that have implemented a combination of institutional repository and data repository using Dspace? Our library uses Dspace for publications and we want to know more on how/what are the challenges in implementing a combination repo? Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 21:56
How can we best transfer & backup data from PCs banned from WWW-access networks? Any best practices? Tuesday, August 18, 2015 - 16:58
Should a data archive/repository accept data that does not need to be preserved permanently? Can items that have been deposited into an archive/repository for preservation for a period of 10-20 years be disposed of when the retention period expires? Sunday, August 16, 2015 - 17:02
Is there a way to preserve my sensitive data that contain personal information so that I can potentially share them in the future, once the risks to human subjects have lessened? Tuesday, August 11, 2015 - 11:24
Are there best practices for what data need to be preserved for the long term, and which can be discarded? Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 15:36
What intermediate data products do I need to preserve? Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 15:23
Where can I publish and archive real-time stream network data, directly from a data logger, that has the potential to be quite large? Thursday, August 6, 2015 - 12:15