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DESCRIPTIONOverview of digital collections creation and long term preservation at the National Library of Finland.
- Long term preservation at The National Library of Finland
Esa-pekka Keskitalo, Chief Analyst
Ex Libris Rosetta Charter Customer Advisory Group Kickoff Meeting
Mnchen, 9 10 June, 2010
- The National Library of Finland
Legal depositlibrarysince 1707
Budget: circa 26 millioneuros
Staff: circa 280
The largestscientificlibrary in Finland (mainlyphilosophy, history, art, Eastern Europeanstudies)
National-levelservices for Finnishlibraries
Part of the University of Helsinki
- Digital Preservationneeds at the NLF- Born Digital
In smalleramounts, otherlegaldepositmaterials
Based on contract, deposited at the NLF with the purpose of preservation
E.g. soundrecordingsfrom Warner Finland
Digital copies of printednewspapersarebeingdiscussed
Contingencyplans for licenced collections
Digital Preservationneeds at the NLF- DigitizedMaterials
- principles of electroniclegaldepositing
+ There is general awareness of and commitment to preservation
+ Wehaveimprovedprocesses for bettertrustworthiness
Deep understanding of ourneed to change
A workingrisk management regime
Smoothprocessesoverorganization and systemjunctures
- The National Digital Library
A common user interface for the information resources of libraries, archives and museums (in operation in 2011).
Digitization of the most essential cultural heritage materials of libraries, archives and museums
Development of a long-term preservation solution for electronic cultural heritage materials (a detailed plan ready in 2010)
Increasingawareness and competence
- National Library of Finland
National Archive Service
Libraries in HE institutions
National Digital Library around700 organizations
National Museum of Finland
National Board of Antiquities
Finnish National Gallery
FinnishMuseum of NaturalHistory
- National Digital Library National Preservation System
Therewillbe a common preservationsystem for digitalculturalheritagematerials in archives, libraries, and museums
It is known as the PAS system (frompitkaikaissilytys)
Materilasmaybedocuments, photos, audiovisualmaterials, multimedia, metadata sets, publications, etc.
Passystem is intended to keepdigitalinformationusableover long periods of time, and overobsolesence of hardware, software and fileformats.
- PAS services
PAS services is the ensemble of preservationservicesprovided to archives, museums, and libraries.
At the core, therewillbe a system of software and hardware
PAS servicesare to becustomer-oriented. Evensmallerorganizationsmustbeable to benefit.
Ingest of materials
Preservation of them
PAS serviceswillbeaimedprimarily to organizations in the field of the Ministry of Education and Culture.
Organizationswillown and be in control of the materials, buttheyoutsource the storing and preservation.
Digital materialsmustbeproduced, managed, and exploitedusingacceptedpolicies and methods
Need for PAS servicesmayvaryaccording to the resources and readiness of organizations
Organizationswillcover the costs of preservation.
Long-termpreservationReport: June, 2010
Implememtationproject: 2015-2016 earliest
Pre-implementationprojectwillberunby CSC IT Centre for Science (http://www.csc.fi)
- Why common PAS services?
Supportedbycost and benefitanalysis
Is in accordancewith general principles of government-level ICT architecturestrategies
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