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Digital Curation (definition)

August 24, 2010

Digital curation is not a term that is broadly used yet. What is it?

Digital Curation (definition)

Digital curation is not a term that is broadly used yet. What is it? (emphasis added)

Digital curation, broadly interpreted, is about maintaining and adding value to a trusted body of digital information for current and future use. (DCC)

The term digital curation is…the actions needed to maintain digital research data and other digital materials over their entire life-cycle and over time for current and future generations of users. (DCC)

… it is the active management and appraisal of digital information over its entire life cycle. (Pennock)


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