Long-lived Data: Tools to Preserve Data: Theoretical Overview

Key Info
Description - a brief synopsis, abstract or summary of what the learning resource is about: 

This slide presentation covers the research data management life-cycle, data preservation concepts and processes, metadata for preservation, levels of digital preservation, what should be preserved, and institutional readiness.

Slides are available for download at the provided URL.

Authoring Person(s) Name: 
Johann van Wyk
Authoring Organization(s) Name: 
Network of Data and Information Curation Communities (NeDICC)
Access Cost: 
No fee
Primary language(s) in which the learning resource was originally published or made available: 
More info about
Keywords - short phrases describing what the learning resource is about: 
Accessible data - FAIR Data Principle
Data access
Data backup
Data formats
Data lifecycle
Data management
Data management planning
Data usage
Published / Broadcast: 
Wednesday, February 15, 2017
Publisher - organization credited with publishing or broadcasting the learning resource: 
Network of Data and Information Curation Communities (NeDICC)
Media Type - designation of the form in which the content of the learning resource is represented, e.g., moving image: 
Presentation - representation of the particular way in which an author shows, describes or explains one or more concepts, e.g., a set of Powerpoint slides.
Educational Info
Purpose - primary educational reason for which the learning resource was created: 
Professional Development - increasing knowledge and capabilities related to managing the data produced, used or re-used, curated and/or archived.
Learning Resource Type - category of the learning resource from the point of view of a professional educator: 
Lesson - detailed description of an element of instruction in a course, [could be] contained in a unit of one or more lessons, and used by a teacher to guide class instruction. Example: presentation slides on a topic.
Target Audience - intended audience for which the learning resource was created: 
Data professional
Graduate student
Early-career research scientist
Mid-career research scientist
Research scientist
Undergraduate student
Research faculty
Intended time to complete - approximate amount of time the average student will take to complete the learning resource: 
Up to 1 hour
Framework - A community-based organization plan or set of steps for education or training: 
ICSU - World Data System Training Resources Guide