This presentation gives an overview of data preservation, what data preservation is, why data should be preserved, steps that should be taken to preserve data, metadata for preservation, levels of digital preservation, what should be preserved, and institutional readiness for data preservation.
Presentation at the NeDICC Workshop on Data Preservation, CSIR, Pretoria, South Africa, 15 February 2017
Breytenbach, Amelia; Groenewald, M.E.; African Digital Scholarship and Curation Conference (2009 : Pretoria : South Africa)(2009-06-26)
Data loss prevention starts with the creation of a digital object. However, methods to minimize the loss of digital data are often ignored, the use of metadata structures embedded in digital objects from the outset thereof ...
Takalani, Thakani Kennedy(University of Pretoria, 2006-07-12)
Traditional African foods are often rich in nutrients and play an important role in increasing variety in diets of people in rural areas. Tshidzimba is popular amongst the Vhavenda of South Africa. It is made from maize ...