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Long Term Sustainment Workshop Report



Joshua Lubell, Mahesh Mani, Eswaran Subrahmanian, Sudarsan Rachuri


This report summarizes the presentations, discussions and recommendations of a workshop held at the National Institute of Standards and Technology (NIST) on April 24-25, 2007. The purpose of the workshop was to identify policies of digital preservation and promising technologies to solve preservation problems in product design, engineering, and manufacturing in particular; with possible extensions to include chemistry, biology, and other scientific disciplines. An appendix provides the guidelines used for breakout sessions.
NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR) - 7496
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archiving, sustainability, sustainment, digital format, LTKR, workshop, OAIS, STEP, long term knowledge retention


Lubell, J. , Mani, M. , Subrahmanian, E. and Rachuri, S. (2008), Long Term Sustainment Workshop Report, NIST Interagency/Internal Report (NISTIR), National Institute of Standards and Technology, Gaithersburg, MD, [online], (Accessed June 13, 2024)


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Created March 26, 2008, Updated November 10, 2018