The LIFE2 Final Project Report

TitleThe LIFE2 Final Project Report
Publication TypeReport
Year of Publication2008
AuthorsAyris, P., Wheatley P., Davies R., Shenton H., Miao R., & McLeod R.
Date Published2008///
Keywordssg_data_costs, sg_data_economics, sg_data_lifecycle

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Investigated the development of a life cycle-based cost model for digital preservation
Performed comprehensive review of life cycle models and digital preservation; broke a digital object’s lifecycle into six main lifecycle stages and identified the costs of elements in these stages over a specified time; performed case studies to identify costs for each stage of the life cycle; LIFE2 added cases studies for two institutional repositories and an analog collection; LIFE3 included a survey of digital preservation repositories and additional case studies