5. Data Preservation

Preserving digital data is more complex than just saving it on a hard drive or a server, and much more complex than storing paper copies. Digital data can often degrade faster, as computer and software systems update. It is smart

Data Management Essentials

There are six key recommendations for managing your data/digital materials to ensure their longevity and usefulness: store and back them up keep data/digital materials in sustainable formats include metadata to preserve contextual information about who collected/created it, the date, instrument