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Building a State Government Digital Preservation Community:Lessons on Interorganizational Collaboration

Abstract

Abstract
Building a State Government Digital Preservation Community:Lessons on Interorganizational Collaboration
Wed, 12 Mar 2008
Hyuckbin Kwon, Theresa A. Pardo, and G. Brian Burke
 
CTG Working Paper No. 08-2008
As a part of the National Digital Information Infrastructure and Preservation Program (NDIIPP), the Library of Congress sponsored a series of collaborative workshops between April and May 2005 to help state governments identify their needs and priorities for digital preservation. During these workshops, state and territory representatives showed strong interest in fostering partnership efforts and collaborative strategies toward preserving state government digital information. Based on the findings of the workshops and previous efforts on digital preservation, this paper discusses the challenges and opportunities regarding interorganizational collaboration and community building for digital preservation of state government information.