Cost Model for Digital Preservation: Cost of Digital Migration

TitleCost Model for Digital Preservation: Cost of Digital Migration
Publication TypeJournal Article
Year of Publication2011
AuthorsKejser, U. Bøgvad, Nielsen A. Bo, & Thirifays A.
JournalInternational Journal of Digital Curation
Date Published2011///
Keywordssg_data_archiving, sg_data_costs, sg_data_economics, sg_data_preservation

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Investigated the development of a framework for costing digital preservation, including a methodology with sufficient detail to outline required resources, a set of equations to transform the resources into cost data, and a description of the accounting principles applied
Performed a literature review; used the OAIS reference model to structure the functional breakdown of costs, initially for preservation planning and migration; examined two case studies dealing with migrations of data