DPC blog post on Quantitative File Formats for Preservation

28 April 2017

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Our Data Manager has written about quantitative file formats for Social Science research data and long term digital preservation.

There are three issues here: formats for ingest, dissemination and preservation. Formats for ingest and dissemination are relatively straightforward and are based on the needs of our Designated Community, both Data Producers and Data Consumers, however file formats for preservation are a bit more complex.

You can read all about it on the Digital Preservation Coalition Blog and you can also read our ISSDA File Format Policy.

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