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World Digital Preservation Day 2019

Published: 07th November 2019 Last updated: 03rd December 2019

Today is World Digital Preservation Day. The aim of World Digital Preservation Day is to create greater awareness of digital preservation. This day is celebrated on the first Thursday of every November. This year's theme is 'At-Risk Digital Materials'.

Today, Tilburg University emphasizes the importance for the long-term preservation of research data and calls on researchers to deposit their data in the data archive DataverseNL at the end of their research. How you can do that is explained on the flyer Your 7 Steps to Sustainable Data. (example below).

For questions you can contact the Research Data Office

World Digital Preservation Day organizes also festivities in the Netherlands.

7 Steps to Sustainable Data - pag1
7 Steps to Sustainable Data - pag2

The Research Data Office (RDO) can help you with research data management. RDO is the virtual one-stop shop for researchers and Schools for all questions about research data management.

The RDO offers support and advice on:

  • Managing, storing and preserving research data.
  • Research data managements plans for funding proposals.
  • Issues related to the university’s Research Data Management Regulations.
  • Processing personal data in research data.

The Research Data Office organizes on December 12 a lunch meeting on preserving and sharing data.