You’ve Got to Walk Before You Can Run: First Steps for Managing Born-Digital Content Received on Physical Media


This article and guide created by The Online Computer Library Center (OCLC) is a resource for those managing born-digital materials. It outlines a set of initial steps for getting started with responsible management of born-digital materials that were received on physical media.

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.