In the light of the rapid development of IT technology, data archiving, long-term preservation and availability are important topics for every data producer and data provider in the bio- and geodiversity communities. WG4 will address these problems by assessing current standards and strategies for data archiving and suggesting efficient and practical strategies for different kinds of institutions.

MOBILISE will develop, or adapt where possible, the required standards and guidelines for data archiving and long-term preservation, e.g. the Open Archival Information System (OAIS) ISO Standard, linking to the work of existing organisations, projects and networks.

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Co-chair(s)  Country contact e-mail
Gila Kahila Bar-Gal  IL gila.kahila [at]
Dagmar Triebel DE triebel [at]

For the  Agenda of the Sofia WG4 workshop and the list of participants (click here)!