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Reading Lists on Authenticity & Integrity:
Association of Canadian Archivists, ACA Institute
2002: Approaches to the Preservation of Electronic
Records. Reading list,
PADI (Preserving Access to Digital Information)
website: Authenticity,
Authenticity in a Digital Environment,
Council on Library and Information Resources, May
pub92.pdf.This report is based on a workshop orga-
nised by CLIR in January 2000.The workshop
aimed to clarify the meaning of `authenticity' when
related to digital information. Papers by five authors
- Charles Cullen, Peter Hirtle, David Levy, Clifford
Lynch, and Jeff Rothenberg address questions asked
by CLIR about what authenticity means.
Bearman, D. and Trant, J. (1998): Authenticity of
Digital Resources:Towards a Statement of
Requirements in the Research Process, D-Lib magazine,
June 1998,
Brodie, N.: Authenticity, Preservation and Access in
Digital Collections. In: Preservation 2000: An
International Conference on the Preservation and
Long Term Accessibility of Digital Materials, 7/8
December 2000,York, England. Conference Papers,
Day, M. (1999): Metadata for digital preservation:
an update (12/1999). Ariadne 22,
InterPARES Authenticity Task Force, Authenticity
Task Force Final Report,
OCLC/RLG Working Group on Preservation
Metadata (2002): Preservation Metadata and the
OAIS Information Model: A Metadata Framework to
Support the Preservation of Digital Objects. June
pm_framework.pdf.The report is a comprehensive
guide to preservation metadata that is applicable to a
broad range of digital preservation activities. It is
intended for use by organisations and institutions
managing, or planning to manage, the long-term
retention of digital resources.
Russell, Kelly (2000): Digital Preservation and the
Cedars Project Experience. In: Preservation 2000.
Conference Papers,
Waters, D. and Garret, J. (1996): Preserving Digital
Information. Report of the Task Force on Archiving
of Digital Information, commissioned by the
Commission on Preservation and Access and the
Research Libraries Group.Washington, D.C.:
Commission on Preservation and Access.
This report arose from a decision at the end of 1994
by the Commission on Preservation and Access
(CPA) and the Research Libraries Group (RLG) to
create a Task Force charged with investigating and
recommending means to ensure `continued access
indefinitely into the future of records stored in digi-
tal electronic form.'This was a watershed exercise
which generated thoughtful discussion on this topic