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Wednesday, 17.01.2024

Certified: ZB MED's digital long-term archive receives the CoreTrustSeal

Confirmation of trustworthiness and reliability in preserving scientific publications

Digital publications are threatened by a variety of dangers: accidental deletion, lack of software to open the files, insolvency of the original publisher and much more. With various strategies and a long-term archiving system, the digital long-term archiving of ZB MED - Information Center for Life Sciences counters these dangers and thus ensures the long-term preservation of publications. Based on a comprehensive certification process, CoreTrustSeal now confirms that ZB MED's digital long-term archive is trustworthy and reliably ensures the continued usability of scientific publications.


Further links 
CTS requirements 2020-2022
Warum sind digitale Daten in Gefahr und was kann die digitale Langzeitarchivierung tun? Digitale Langzeitarchivierung und Retrodigitalisierung bei ZB MED. (in German)
ZB MED erklärt: Digitale Langzeitarchivierung (YouTube video in German)
Schätze für die Wissenschaft – Retrodigitalisierung und digitale Langzeitarchivierung (YouTube video in German)

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