Virtual 2021 Information Technology in Academic Medicine Conference

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Digital preservation is more than a back-up. It ensures long-term access to digital content through policies, strategies, and actions. It needs to be addressed programmatically but it can be hard to know where to start. The Leon S. McGoogan Health Sciences Library recently used assessment tools to define their current digital preservation environment and develop a proposal to implement a program that meets national standards within two years. The assessment exercise will allow the library to more strategically advocate for resources for digital preservation and gain buy-in from senior leadership.

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