Environmental Information: Research, Access and Environmental Decisionmaking

Eira Tansey
2018 The American Archivist  
537 Reviews however, the editors missed an opportunity to counterbalance the excellent introductory chapters with an epilogue. Digital Preservation Metadata for Practitioners is a practical guide to selecting, using, and managing metadata vital to the long-term preservation of digital objects. In the past thirteen years since the Data Dictionary was first released, PREMIS has become the de facto standard for preservation metadata, thanks in large part to the work of the editors of this book.
more » ... rs of this book. PREMIS is a resilient standard that has grown and adopted to changing practices and challenges in the digital preservation field and that remains connected to its community of practice. Preservation metadata can be as unique as the content it describes, and Dappert, Guenther, Peyrard-in collaboration with their knowledgeable contributors-do an excellent job addressing the nuance in an approachable and pragmatic fashion. .: Environmental Law Institute, 2017. 342 pp. Softcover and EPUB. Softcover $35.95, EPUB $26.96. Softcover ISBN 978-1-58576-185-2; EPUB ISBN 978-1-58576-186-9.
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