Digital Preservation

Digital Preservation

Digital Preservation is responsible for preserving digitally created data in a secure and cost-effective manner, ensuring that the data can be found and reused.


About Digital Preservation

The unit develops and maintains methods and standards for reliable long-term preservation of digitally created data, and ensures that the data is tested and quality-assured upon arriving at the National Archives.

The unit is responsible for continuously designing and developing the National Archives’ preservation system.

The tasks of Digital Preservation include

  • Developing and maintaining the rules  of submission information packages to the National Archives.
  • Knowledge work and international collaboration related to digital preservation.
  • Collaborating with and providing guidance to IT suppliers.
  • Receiving and testing digitally created data.
  • Preserving approved data.