Conducting a Self-Assessment of a Long-Term Archive for Interdisciplinary Scientific Data as a Trustworthy Digital Repository

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dc.contributor.author Chen, Robert S. en_US
dc.contributor.author Downs, Robert R. en_US
dc.coverage.temporal Date: 2009-05-19 03:00 PM – 04:30 PM
dc.date.accessioned 2009-06-11T20:52:51Z
dc.date.available 2009-06-11T20:52:51Z
dc.date.issued 2009-05-19 en_US
dc.identifier.uri http://hdl.handle.net/1853/28456
dc.description 4th International Conference on Open Repositories en_US
dc.description This presentation was part of the session : Conference Presentations en_US
dc.description Date: 2009-05-19 03:00 PM – 04:30 PM
dc.description.abstract Long-term preservation and stewardship of scientific data and research-related information is paramount to the future of science and scholarship. Disciplinary and interdisciplinary scientific data archives can offer capabilities for managing and preserving data for research, education, and decision-making activities of future communities representing various scientific and scholarly disciplines. However, meeting the requirements for a trusted digital repository presents challenges to ensure that archived collections will be discoverable, accessible, and usable in the future. Assessing whether scientific data archives meet the requirements for trustworthy repositories will help to ensure that todayâ s collections of scientific data will be available in the future. A continuing self-assessment of a long-term archive for interdisciplinary scientific data is being conducted to identify improvements needed to become a trustworthy repository for managing and providing access to interdisciplinary scientific data by future communities of users. Recommendations are offered for archives of scientific data to meet the requirements of a trustworthy repository. en_US
dc.description.sponsorship NASA en_US
dc.publisher Georgia Institute of Technology en_US
dc.relation.ispartofseries OR09. Conference Presentations en_US
dc.subject Digital preservation en_US
dc.subject Data stewardship en_US
dc.subject Trustworthy repositories en_US
dc.title Conducting a Self-Assessment of a Long-Term Archive for Interdisciplinary Scientific Data as a Trustworthy Digital Repository en_US
dc.type Proceedings en_US
dc.contributor.corporatename Center for International Earth Science Information Network en_US
dc.contributor.corporatename Columbia University


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