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Born Digital @ Yale: Yale Resources

Information related to born-digital archival collections at Yale

Yale Resources: Born Digital Archives

This page contains resources created by Yale University Library committees, working groups, and departments working on issues related to born digital archives, including collection, description, and preservation of and providing access to born digital archival materials. For resources external to Yale University Library, see Other Resources.

Born Digital Archives Working Group

BDAWG Charge, Goals, Annual Reports, and Membership


Policy Documents

Project Reports

Yale Web Archiving Working Group

Web Archiving @ Yale

Information about Yale's web archiving initiatives, including Documentation of Recommendations and Shared Practices and resources related to Intellectual Property Rights and Web Archiving.

Yale Born Digital Archival Description Task Force

Born Digital Archival Description Guidelines

Guidance on descriptive elements, processing levels, metadata mapping, and links to finding aids for collections held by Yale repositories containing born digital material.

Digital Preservation unit of Yale University Library

Digital Preservation System at Yale University Library

Digital Preservation System at Yale University Library

Documentation about Yale's instances of the Preservica digital preservation system and links to Preservica documentation and training materials.

Yale Archival Management Systems Committee


Resources related the development of the Yale instance of the ArchivesSpace archival management system, including links to the ArchivesSpace at Yale: User Manual with instructions pertaining to born digital materials and trainings on using ArchivesSpace.