Born Digital Archival Acquisition

September 11, 2018

By Nancy Kuhl

The Beinecke Rare Book & Manuscript Library

The Beinecke Library (BRBL) is committed to collecting, preserving, and providing access to important cultural heritage archives in a range of formats and media. In keeping with this commitment, the Library recognizes and appreciates the increasing and inevitable significance of born-digital materials in archives. We have established a flexible framework for working with archive creators and their representatives in various contexts. The following documents describe our current policies and procedures:

Introduction to Born Digital Archival Acquisition

Born Digital Archival Acquisition Collection Description Guidelines