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Glossary of Information Governance Terms

PRESERVATION METADATA
  1. Context:
    Metadata


    Definition:
    Metadata related to the preservation management of collections and information resources.


    Example:
    Documentation of physical condition of resources Documentation of actions taken to preserve physical and digital versions of resources, e.g., data refreshing and migration Documentation of any changes occurring during digitization or preservation,


    Source:
    Introduction to Metadata, 2nd Edition, Getty Research Institute


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ADMINISTRATIVE METADATA