Walk this Way: Detailed Steps for Transferring Born-Digital Content from Media You Can Read In-House


This article and guide created by The Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) is a resource for those managing born-digital materials. This report collects the assembled wisdom of experienced practitioners to help those with less experience make appropriate choices in gaining control of born-digital content. It contains discrete steps with objectives, links to available tools and software, references and resources for further research and paths to engagement with the digital archives community.

This resource is part of the Digital POWRR Project's workshop on digital preservation From Theory to Action: A Pragmatic Approach to Digital Preservation Tools and Strategies. All of the POWRR Project's handouts, resources, and examples are available on their website I Survived A POWRR Workshop.