Start Early

Report
START EARLY
Save time
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http://www.flickr.com/photos/alancleaver/
4293345631/
Make a plan for how
what you are going
to do with your
material (digital and
analogue)…
… both during the
project and once
it’s finished
Make plans to:
STORE IT SAFELY
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www.flickr.com/photos/cennydd/2687237902/
SHARE IT
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EXPLAIN IT
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www.flickr.com/photos/colinkinner/
2200500024/
Image: Beth Kanter
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260004685/
…it will save you time in
the end
By jemsweb on flickr:
www.flickr.com/photos/jemsweb/4363548805/
Get into good habits
early in your research…
The perfect is the
enemy of the good
~ Voltaire
Start Early
• Make a plan for how you will manage your
research material both during and after your
research project
• Consider how you will:
– Explain it
– Store it safely
– Share it
• Get into good habits early in your research
• Ask for advice
– Talk to repositories and data centres
Open Access Teaching Materials
for Digital Preservation
Produced by Anna Collins (2012) for the JISCfunded PrePARe project
This work is licensed under a Creative Commons AttributionNonCommercial-ShareAlike 2.0 UK: England & Wales License.

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