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Subject: Results of survey on preservation statistics

Results of survey on preservation statistics

From: Holly Robertson <hollyrobertson21<-a>
Date: Tuesday, September 2, 2014
We are pleased to announce the release of the FY2013 Preservation
Statistics Survey Report:


Forty institutions responded to the FY2013 Preservation Statistics
Survey; their data allowed analysis of preservation activities for
fiscal year 2013 (as defined by the respondent's institution) and
facilitated the evaluation of trends in preservation administration,
conservation, reformatting / digitization, and digital preservation
activities.  In addition to the Report, the FY2013 Survey data set
is also available for download.

The Preservation Statistics Survey is a project to document and
analyze the preservation activities of cultural heritage
institutions in the United States.  The Preservation Statistics
Survey is an effort coordinated by the Preservation and Reformatting
Section (PARS) of the American Library Association (ALA) and the
Association of Library Collections and Technical Services (ALCTS).
For more information, visit the Preservation Statistics website:


In anticipation of the FY2014 Preservation Statistics Survey, which
will open in January 2015 and be significantly shortened to include
only production-based data (administrative and budgetary data will
be collected approximately every three years), view a preview of the


And, if helpful, utilize the Preservation Statistics worksheet to
organize and gather your data:


Let us know how you are using the Preservation Statistics reports
and data.  We are collecting stories about how this program and the
long legacy of the ARL Preservation Statistics data is helpful in
program planning, budget requests, other advocacy and research.
Contact us at preservationstatistics<-a t->gmail< . >com

Preservation Statistics Survey Coordinators and Report Authors

    Annie Peterson
    Preservation Librarian, Tulane University

    Holly Robertson
    Preservation Consultant
    Washington DC

    Nick Szydlowski
    Digital Services and Institutional Repository Librarian
    Boston College Law Library

Holly Robertson
Preservation Statistics Survey Coordinator
Preservation Consultant, Washington DC

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