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What is digital curation?

What is digital curation?
The digital curation lifecycle Digital curation and data preservation are ongoing processes, requiring considerable thought and the investment of adequate time and resources. You must be aware of, and undertake, actions to promote curation and preservation throughout the data lifecycle. The digital curation lifecycle comprises the following steps: Conceptualise: conceive and plan the creation of digital objects, including data capture methods and storage options. Create: produce digital objects and assign administrative, descriptive, structural and technical archival metadata. Access and use: ensure that designated users can easily access digital objects on a day-to-day basis. Appraise and select: evaluate digital objects and select those requiring long-term curation and preservation. Dispose: rid systems of digital objects not selected for long-term curation and preservation. Reappraise: return digital objects that fail validation procedures for further appraisal and reselection.

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