OSSArcFlow Guide to Documenting Born-Digital Archival Workflows

Alexandra Chassanoff, Colin Post, Katherine Skinner, Jessica Farrell, Brandon Locke, Caitlin Perry, Kari Smith, Hannah Wang
2020 Zenodo  
The purpose of the Guide to Documenting Born-Digital Archival Workflows is to encourage and assist collecting institutions of all shapes, sizes, and types to begin documenting their born-digital workflows. In our experience, both through the OSSArcFlow project and in consultation with many collecting institutions, the vast majority of today's born-digital archiving activity is not well documented. Most collecting institutions believe that their born-digital archiving workflows are still too ad
more » ... oc or nascent to deserve formal documentation, and the lack of formal documentation keeps collecting institutions from being able to see, share, compare, and build upon their collective successes, failures, gaps, challenges, and opportunities.
doi:10.5281/zenodo.6467842 fatcat:54umqidtsbbc3mfm2nq4wlxvve