Digital preservation at the National Library of Norway

Webpage and blog of the Digital Preservation team at the National Library of Norway

Preferred Digital Formats at the National Library

This is an overview of the digital formats preferred for digital preservation at the National Library. The Digital Preservation Team has compiled a list of file formats which is preferred by the National Library for digital preservation. The format list is based on recommendations from the respective media departments within the National Library. The list includes both formats produced by the National Library itself and formats received from others. The preferred formats is a list of formats we ideally want and are striving for....

Published 2024-07-05 · 1 min · 158 words · Digital Preservation Team

Presentation from the Digital libraries: storage for now and forever conference

We were invited to talk at the Digital libraries: storage for now and forever conference hosted by the IFLA Preservation and Conservation Center at the National Library of Poland. The presentation is a crash course through digital storage and digital preservation practices at the National Library of Norway over the past 20 years. It concludes with our current status and our future plans. The recording of the event can be found below....

Published 2024-05-29 · 1 min · 85 words · Torbjørn Pedersen

Ambitions, Goals, and Strategy for Digital Preservation at the National Library

The Digital Preservation Team at the National Library (NLN) has developed its first strategy for digital preservation. This strategy aims to steer, structure, and sharpen the focus of our digital preservation efforts over the coming two years. Strategy Design In developing the strategy, we aimed for writing a short and precise document. We wanted to avoid overwhelming the reader with a wall of text, or producing a verbose document that would be of little practical use....

Published 2024-02-20 · 3 min · 626 words · Trond Teigen
A remote input port for provenance events feeding data into an EvaluateJsonPath processor

NiFi S2S on Secured Instances

Guide to setting up a Site-to-Site (S2S) communication between two secured NiFi instances with user and policy management. This guide is based on experiences from National Library of Norway. Where NiFi is used to process large number of files and data, and it’s important to have proper security in place. This guide aims to help others who might struggle with S2S on secured NiFi instances, and make it easier to set up a SiteToSiteProvenanceReportingTask or similar. Since we couldn’t find a guide that would help us with this task we decided to write one ourselves.

Published 2024-02-16 · 13 min · 2654 words · Daniel Aaron Salwerowicz

Team Digital Preservation

In June 2022 the IT Department established a team dedicated to preserving the National Library’s digital collection. This team handles all kinds of digital content, whether it’s digitized from physical sources or born digital. This includes media types like web pages, text documents, images, audio, and moving images. The team’s responsibilities involve ingesting, checking, storing, preserving, and providing access to high-quality digital files. We work closely with several other specialized media teams in the library....

Published 2023-10-26 · 2 min · 312 words · Digital Preservation Team