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dc.contributor.authorBaucom, Erin
dc.contributor.authorTroup, Tammy
dc.contributor.authorCote, Conor
dc.contributor.authorMannheimer, Sara
dc.date.accessioned2018-05-10T16:52:47Z
dc.date.available2018-05-10T16:52:47Z
dc.date.issued2017-12
dc.identifier.citationBaucom, Erin, Tammy Troup, Conor Cote, and Sara Mannheimer. "Building strategic alliances to support advocacy and planning for digital preservation." Journal of Digital Media Management 6, no. 2 (Winter 2017/2018): 182-194.en_US
dc.identifier.issn2047-1300
dc.identifier.urihttps://scholarworks.montana.edu/xmlui/handle/1/14530
dc.description.abstractWhile the business benefits of digital asset management are well documented, the benefits and importance of digital preservation are not. Digital preservation is a sustained commitment to maintenance activities which require a system of plans, policies, and implementation workflows. Coordination across departments is helpful for digital asset management, but it is mandatory for digital preservation. The Montana Digital Preservation Working Group (DPWG) operated under a five-point plan for collaboration between organizations. The plan consisted of cultivating shared knowledge, assessing the current digital preservation landscape at each institution, advocating for the value of digital preservation, implementing digital preservation practices, and sustaining the partnership by developing structures for ongoing projects and mutual support. In this article, the five-point plan for collaboration used by DPWG is adapted to build alliances in four key areas of an organization: the Project and Process Team, the Management Team, the Executive Team, and the Information Technology Team. By building strategic alliances that support digital preservation advocacy and planning, information managers extend their reach and resources, ultimately leading to more robust preservation of valuable digital assets.en_US
dc.titleBuilding strategic alliances to support advocacy and planning for digital preservationen_US
dc.typeArticleen_US
mus.citation.extentfirstpage182en_US
mus.citation.extentlastpage194en_US
mus.citation.issue2en_US
mus.citation.journaltitleJournal of Digital Media Managementen_US
mus.citation.volume6en_US
mus.identifier.categoryEngineering & Computer Scienceen_US
mus.identifier.categoryHumanities, Literature & Artsen_US
mus.relation.collegeLibraryen_US
mus.relation.departmentLibrary.en_US
mus.relation.universityMontana State University - Bozemanen_US
mus.data.thumbpage10en_US
mus.contributor.orcidMannheimer, Sara|0000-0002-1433-6782en_US


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