Report: "Issues in the Appraisal and Selection of Geospatial Data"
A report (PDF, 554 KB) of the Geospatial Content Team of the Content Working Group considering both appraisal and selection activities as they effect decisions defining geospatial content of enduring value to the nation.
The mission of the National Digital Stewardship Alliance is to establish, maintain, and advance the capacity to preserve our nation's digital resources for the benefit of present and future generations.
Members collaborate to preserve access to our national digital heritage. The NDSA accomplishes its goals through working groups with strategic direction from the Coordinating Committee and support from the Secretariat.
The NDSA has established five Working Groups focusing on the following areas of digital stewardship: Content; Standards and Practices; Infrastructure; Innovation; and Outreach.
Contentselection and aquisition of digital collections
Standardsdigital formats and best practices
Infrastructuredevelopment and maintenance of tools
Innovationcutting edge research and development
Outreachrelationships and messaging
NDSA organizations have proven themselves committed to long term preservation of digital information. Our members include universities, consortia, professional societies, commercial businesses, professional associations, and government agencies at the federal, state, and local level. For a list of members, click "NDSA" on this page.
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