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APARSEN (Alliance for Permanent Access to the Records of Science in
Europe Network), a project that runs under the ICT directorate of the
EUROPEAN COMMISSION aims to produce a study which evaluates digital
preservation in terms of importance, value, benefits, currents
activities, costs and future involvement among European libraries,
archives and research organizations.
This survey is aimed at individuals who are either actively engaged in
digital preservation or can comment on the state of the digital
preservation activity (or lack of) within their organization from a
The results of the survey should allow us to build a picture of the
state of digital preservation and related challenges in libraries and
archives across Europe. This picture will help to create a roadmap to
inform future actions to ensure that our organizations can position
themselves to address the challenges of digital preservation into the
This is a user-friendly survey which you should be able to complete
within 20 minutes.
To begin, please click the survey URL below:
We would like to inform you that the survey results will not reflect
any particular company perspective as gathered results will be treated
in an anonymous way in compliance with the Data Protection Act.