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Policy materials and documents describing the benefits of geospatial data stewardship.
 
Annual Message from the Director: Recurring Disasters Underscore Pressing Need for Long-term Data
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Chen, R. S.. Annual Message from the Director: Recurring Disasters Underscore Pressing Need for Long-term Data. Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University [Web]. 2011. http://ciesin.columbia.edu/message2011.html
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Topic(s): Benefits
Archiving, Management and Preservation of Geospatial Data: Summary Report and Recommendations
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Brown, D. L., Welch, G., Cullingworth, C.. Archiving, Management and Preservation of Geospatial Data: Summary Report and Recommendations. GeoConnections, Ottawa, Canada [Web]. 2005. http://icdg.org/publications/policyDocs/keyDocs/geospatial_data_mgt_summary_report_20050208_E.pdf
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Topic(s): Approaches, Policies, Research
Best Practices for Local Government Geospatial Programs
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National Geospatial Advisory Committee. Best Practices for Local Government Geospatial Programs. Federal Geographic Data Committee [Web]. 2011. http://www.fgdc.gov/ngac/meetings/march-2011/ngac-local-gov-gis-best-practices-paper.pdf
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Topic(s): Effective current practices, Policies, Program management
Collection Development Policy for the National Geospatial Digital Archive
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Collection Development Policy for the National Geospatial Digital Archive. National Geospatial Digital Archive [Web]. 2006. http://www.ngda.org/research/Collections/NGDA_Collection_Development_Policy_11_06_final.doc
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Topic(s): Appraisal and selection of geospatial data for preservation, Policies
Copyright
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Copyright. American Library Association [Web]. 2005. http://www.ala.org/ala/issuesadvocacy/copyright/index.cfm
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Topic(s): Policies
Copyright Quickguide
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Copyright Quickguide. Copyright Advisory Office of Columbia University Libraries / Information Services [Web]. 2009. http://copyright.columbia.edu/copyright/copyright-in-general/copyright-quickguide/
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Topic(s): Policies
Cugir : Collection Policy - Cornell University Geospatial Information Repository (CUGIR)
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Cugir : Collection Policy - Cornell University Geospatial Information Repository (CUGIR). Cornell University [Web]. 2006. http://cugir.mannlib.cornell.edu/CUGIRCollectionDevtPolicy_20060825.pdf
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Topic(s): Appraisal and selection of geospatial data for preservation, Policies
Cultural Resource Geospatial Data Content Standard
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Cultural Resource Geospatial Data Content Standard. Bureau of Land Management, U. S. Department of the Interior [Web]. 2007. http://www.blm.gov/wo/st/en/prog/more/CRM/Data_Sharing_Back-up/cultural_resource.html
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Topic(s): Benefits, Geospatial data content standards
Data Management for Global Change Research Policy Statements
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Data Management for Global Change Research Policy Statements. U. S. Global Change Research Information Office [Web]. 1991. http://www.gcrio.org/ocp97/box1ch3.html
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Topic(s): Effective current practices, Policies
DataONE Education Module: Data Management Planning
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Henkel, H., Hutchison, V., Strasser, C., Hespanha, S. R., Vanderbilt, K., Wayne, L.. DataONE Education Module: Data Management Planning. Data Observation Network for Earth (DataONE) [Web]. 2012. http://www.dataone.org/sites/all/documents/L03_DataManagementPlanning.pptx
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Topic(s): Policies, Program management
Digital Geospatial Appraisal Meeting
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Digital Geospatial Appraisal Meeting. Library of Congress, Washington, DC, November 17-18, 2010 [Web]. 2010. http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/meetings/geosummit10.html
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Topic(s): Appraisal and selection of geospatial data for preservation, Policies
Digital Reference: Copyright and Related Issues
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Crews, K. D.. Digital Reference: Copyright and Related Issues. Indiana University, School of Law-Indianapolis [Web]. 2006. http://www.ala.org/ala/aboutala/offices/oitp/PDFs/ALADigitalReferenceIPReport_Crews060305.pdf
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Topic(s): Policies
Distributed Preservation in a National Context. NDIIPP at Mid-point
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Smith, A. . Distributed Preservation in a National Context. NDIIPP at Mid-point. D-Lib Magazine. Volume 12 Number 6. ISSN 1082-9873 [Web]. 2006. http://www.dlib.org/dlib/june06/smith/06smith.html
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Topic(s): Approaches, Infrastructure for geospatial data preservation, Institutional support for geospatial data preservation, Policies, Preservation, Program management
Down to Earth: Geographic Information for Sustainable Development in Africa
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National Research Council. Down to Earth: Geographic Information for Sustainable Development in Africa. The National Academies Press [Web]. 2002. http://www.nap.edu/catalog/10455.html
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Topic(s): Benefits, Effective current practices
Executive Order 12906. Coordinating Geographic Data Acquisition and Access: The National Spatial Data Infrastructure
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The White House. Executive Order 12906. Coordinating Geographic Data Acquisition and Access: The National Spatial Data Infrastructure. Federation of American Scientists [Web]. 1994. http://www.fas.org/irp/offdocs/eo12906.htm
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Topic(s): Open geospatial data access and preservation, Policies
Fire Occurrence Reporting System (FORS) Study: Business Needs Analysis
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National Fire and Aviation Executive Board. Fire Occurrence Reporting System (FORS) Study: Business Needs Analysis. National Wildfire Coordinating Group [Web]. 2007. http://www.nwcg.gov/teams/fenwt/study/fors_exec_summary.pdf
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Topic(s): Benefits
Five New Paradigms for Science and an Introduction to DataONE
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Michener, W. K.. Five New Paradigms for Science and an Introduction to DataONE. EDUCAUSE Review, March/April 2012, 50-51 [Web]. 2012. http://www.educause.edu/EDUCAUSE+Review/EDUCAUSEReviewMagazineVolume47/FiveNewParadigmsforScienceanda/247698
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Topic(s): Benefits, Infrastructure for geospatial data preservation
Frequently Asked Questions About Copyright
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Frequently Asked Questions About Copyright. CENDI Copyright Working Group [Web]. 2004. http://cendi.gov/publications/04-8copyright.html
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Topic(s): Policies
GEOSS 10-Year Implementation Plan
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GEOSS 10-Year Implementation Plan. Global Earth Observing System of Systems [Web]. 2005. http://www.Earthobservations.org/docs/10-Year%20Implementation%20Plan.pdf
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Topic(s): Benefits, Infrastructure for geospatial data preservation
GeoArchiving 101 For Fun, Profit and Peace of Mind
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Peters, M., Samouelian, M.. GeoArchiving 101 For Fun, Profit and Peace of Mind. 2010 ESRI User Conference [Web]. 2010. http://proceedings.esri.com/library/userconf/proc10/UC/papers/pap_1202.pdf
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Topic(s): Approaches, Benefits
GeoData Policy
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GeoData Policy. Wordpress.com [Web]. 2010. http://geodatapolicy.wordpress.com/
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Topic(s): Policies, Satellite imagery
Geospatial Data: models for shared responsibility in collecting, serving and archiving
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Hebert, J.. Geospatial Data: models for shared responsibility in collecting, serving and archiving. Framing a National Preservation and Access Strategy for Geospatial Data. November 12-13, 2009, Library of Congress, Washington, DC [Web]. 2009. http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/news/events/other_meetings/geosummit09/docs/lc_hebert111309.pdf
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Topic(s): Digitized map preservation, Library practices, Organizations doing similar work, Policies, Preservation, Roles among organizations for preserving geospatial data
Geospatial Information and Geographic Information Systems (GIS): An Overview for Congress
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Peter Folger. Geospatial Information and Geographic Information Systems (GIS): An Overview for Congress. Congressional Research Service (CRS) 7-5700 R41825. Accessible from the Federaton of American Scientists (FAS) [Web]. 2011. http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41825.pdf
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Topic(s): Benefits
Geospatial Revolution Project
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Geospatial Revolution Project. The Pennsylvania State University [Web]. 2010. http://geospatialrevolution.psu.edu/
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Topic(s): Benefits
IOC Oceanographic Data Exchange Policy
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IOC Oceanographic Data Exchange Policy. International Oceanographic Commission [Web]. 2002. http://www.iode.org/index.php?option=com_content&task=view&id=51&Itemid=95
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Topic(s): Effective current practices, Open geospatial data access and preservation, Policies
Integrating Intellectual Property Rights and Development Policy
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Integrating Intellectual Property Rights and Development Policy. Commission on Intellectual Property Rights [Web]. 2002. http://www.iprcommission.org/graphic/documents/final_report.htm
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Topic(s): Policies
Issues and Challenges for Federal Geospatial Information
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Peter Folger. Issues and Challenges for Federal Geospatial Information. Congressional Research Service (CRS) 7-5700 R41826. Accessible from the Federaton of American Scientists (FAS) [Web]. 2011. http://www.fas.org/sgp/crs/misc/R41826.pdf
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Topic(s): Benefits, Organizations doing similar work
Legal Agreements Governing Archiving Partnerships: The NGDA Approach. Archiving 2009: Final Program and Proceedings
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Sweetkind-Singer, J., Erwin, T., Larsgaard, M.. Legal Agreements Governing Archiving Partnerships: The NGDA Approach. Archiving 2009: Final Program and Proceedings. The National Geospatial Digital Archive [Web]. 2009. http://www.ngda.org/docs/Pub_Sweetkind_Arch2009%20_09.pdf
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Topic(s): Policies, Preservation
Libraries as Distributors of Geospatial Data: Data Management Policies as Tools for Managing Partnerships
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Steinhart, G.. Libraries as Distributors of Geospatial Data: Data Management Policies as Tools for Managing Partnerships . Library Trends 55.2 (2006) 264-284 [Web]. 2006. http://muse.jhu.edu/journals/library_trends/v055/55.2steinhart.html
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Topic(s): Approaches, Infrastructure for geospatial data preservation, Intellectual property rights issues for geospatial data preservation, Library practices, Policies, Program management, Roles among organizations for preserving geospatial data, Success stories / case studies
Library of Congress Collections Policy Statements: Cartographic and Geospatial Materials
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Library of Congress Collections Policy Statements: Cartographic and Geospatial Materials. Library of Congress [Web]. 2008. http://www.loc.gov/acq/devpol/cartog.pdf
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Topic(s): Effective current practices, Library practices, Organizations doing similar work, Policies
Long Term Ecological Research Information Management Guidelines
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Long Term Ecological Research Information Management Guidelines. Long Term Ecological Research Network [Web]. 2005. http://im.lternet.edu/resources/im_requirements
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Topic(s): Effective current practices, Policies
NOAA Administrative Order 212-15: Management of Environmental and Geospatial Data and Information
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Arnfield, J.. NOAA Administrative Order 212-15: Management of Environmental and Geospatial Data and Information. In Data Management for Scientists Short Course, edited by Ruth Duerr and Nancy J. Hoebelheinrich, Federation of Earth Science Information Partners: ESIP Commons. [Web]. 2013. http://dx.doi.org/10.7269/P3KK98PW
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Topic(s): Effective current practices, Ensuring integrity of geospatial data, Policies
NOAA Environmental Data Management (EDM) Framework
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NOAA Environmental Data Management (EDM) Framework. United States Oceanographic and Atmospheric Administration [Web]. 2013. http://www.nosc.noaa.gov/EDMC/framework.php
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Topic(s): Policies
National Geospatial Advisory Committee
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National Geospatial Advisory Committee. Federal Geographic Data Committee [Web]. 2011. http://www.fgdc.gov/ngac/
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Topic(s): Policies
National Satellite Land Remote Sensing Data Archive Appraisal Criteria
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National Satellite Land Remote Sensing Data Archive Appraisal Criteria. United States Geological Survey (USGS) [Web]. 2009. http://eros.usgs.gov/archive/nslrsda/NSLRSDA%20appraisal%20criteria%20Final%20January%202009.doc
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Topic(s): Appraisal and selection of geospatial data for preservation, Policies
National Strategy for Civil Earth Observations
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Executive Office of the President, National Science and Technology Council. National Strategy for Civil Earth Observations. Washington, DC: Office of Science and Technology Policy [Web]. 2013. http://www.whitehouse.gov/sites/default/files/microsites/ostp/nstc_2013_earthobsstrategy.pdf
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Topic(s): Policies
North Carolina Geographic Information Coordinating Council
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North Carolina Geographic Information Coordinating Council. Center for Geographic Information and Analysis [Web]. 2010. http://www.ncgicc.org/
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Topic(s): Effective current practices, Policies
OGC Identifiers – The Case for http URIs
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Open Geospatial Consortium Inc.. OGC Identifiers – The Case for http URIs. Date: 2010-07-15 Reference number of this document: 10-124r1 OGC Name of this document: http://www.opengis.net/doc/WhitePaper/Identifiers/1.0 Category: OpenGIS® White Paper Editor: Simon Cox [Web]. 2010. http://portal.opengeospatial.org/files/?artifact_id=39467
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Topic(s): Describing and documenting geospatial data for preservation, Policies
Preliminary Principles and Guidelines for Archiving Environmental and Geospatial Data at NOAA: Interim Report
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Committee on Archiving and Accessing Environmental and Geospatial Data at NOAA, National Research Council. Preliminary Principles and Guidelines for Archiving Environmental and Geospatial Data at NOAA: Interim Report. The National Academies Press [Web]. 2006. http://www.nap.edu/catalog.php?record_id=11659
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Topic(s): Policies
Preservation and Stewardship - Federation of Earth Science Information partners
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Preservation and Stewardship - Federation of Earth Science Information partners. Federation of Earth Science Information Partners (ESIP) [Web]. 2009. http://wiki.esipfed.org/index.php/Preservation_and_Stewardship
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Topic(s): Citation of geospatial data, Infrastructure for geospatial data preservation, Policies, Provenance information for geospatial data
Preserving Geospatial Data: Challenges and Opportunities
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Morris, S.. Preserving Geospatial Data: Challenges and Opportunities. In Proceedings of Indo - US Workshop on International Trends in Digital Preservation, pp. 11-19. [Web]. 2009. http://www.ndpp.in/download/Indo-US-DP-Proceedings-C-DAC-2009.pdf
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Topic(s): Approaches, Infrastructure for geospatial data preservation, Institutional support for geospatial data preservation, Policies, Preservation
Preserving the Scientific Record: Case Study 1 – National Snow & Ice Data Center (NSIDC) Glacier Photos
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Mayernik, M.. Preserving the Scientific Record: Case Study 1 – National Snow & Ice Data Center (NSIDC) Glacier Photos. In Data Management for Scientists Short Course, edited by Ruth Duerr and Nancy J. Hoebelheinrich, Federation of Earth Science Information Partners: ESIP Commons. [Web]. 2012. http://dx.doi.org/10.7269/P3Z31WJ3
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Topic(s): Benefits, Enabling future use of geospatial data
Preserving the Scientific Record: Case Study 2 – Arctic Temperature Variability Data
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Mayernik, M.. Preserving the Scientific Record: Case Study 2 – Arctic Temperature Variability Data. In Data Management for Scientists Short Course, edited by Ruth Duerr and Nancy J. Hoebelheinrich, Federation of Earth Science Information Partners: ESIP Commons. [Web]. 2012. http://dx.doi.org/10.7269/P3TB14TR
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Topic(s): Benefits, Enabling future use of geospatial data
Putting the Past in its Place: Why We Need Historic Geo-Referenced Data, and How Mapping Agencies Can Help
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Southall, H.. Putting the Past in its Place: Why We Need Historic Geo-Referenced Data, and How Mapping Agencies Can Help. Proceedings of the 2007 Cambridge Conference, July 15-20, 2007, College of St John the Evangelist, Cambridge, UK [Web]. 2007. http://www.cambridgeconference.com/2007_conference_information/Conference%20proceedings/w3_3_southall.pdf
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Topic(s): Benefits
Selected Information Management (IM) and Information Technology (IT) Programs and IT Policies
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Selected Information Management (IM) and Information Technology (IT) Programs and IT Policies. U. S. Environmental Protection Agency [Web]. 2009. http://www.epa.gov/irmpoli8/
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Topic(s): Policies
Selection and Appraisal of SEDAC Resources for Accession into the SEDAC Long-Term Archive
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Selection and Appraisal of SEDAC Resources for Accession into the SEDAC Long-Term Archive. Socioeconomic Data and Applications Center (SEDAC), Center for International Earth Science Information Network (CIESIN), Columbia University [Web]. 2005. http://sedac.ciesin.columbia.edu/lta/Appraisal.html
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Topic(s): Appraisal and selection of geospatial data for preservation, Policies
Spatial Law and Policy
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Spatial Law and Policy. Blogger [Web]. 2010. http://spatiallaw.blogspot.com/
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Topic(s): Policies
State of Utah Business Plan For Archival Preservation of Geospatial Data Resources
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Utah Automated Geographic Reference Center. State of Utah Business Plan For Archival Preservation of Geospatial Data Resources. Geospatial Multistate Archive and Preservation Partnership (GeoMAPP) [Web]. 2008. http://www.geomapp.net/docs/Utah_Business_Plan_Geospatial_%20Archive_2008.pdf
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Topic(s): Approaches, Effective current practices, Policies
Strategy for developing and implementing a United Nations Spatial Data Infrastructure
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Strategy for developing and implementing a United Nations Spatial Data Infrastructure. United Nations Geospatial Information Working Group [Web]. 2007. http://www.ungiwg.org/docs/unsdi/UNSDI_Strategy_Implementation_Paper.pdf
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Topic(s): Approaches, Benefits, Infrastructure for geospatial data preservation
Survey of EPA and Other Federal Agency Scientific Data Management Policies and Guidance
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Survey of EPA and Other Federal Agency Scientific Data Management Policies and Guidance. United States Environmental Protection Agency, Office of Research and Development (ORD), Office of Science Information Management (OSIM) [Web]. 2010. http://cendievents.infointl.com/SDM_062910/docs/EPA_Policy_and_Guidance_SDM_Report.pdf
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Topic(s): Ensuring integrity of geospatial data, Institutional support for geospatial data preservation, Policies
The Benefits of Preserving Digital Geospatial Data
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Lazorchak, B.. The Benefits of Preserving Digital Geospatial Data. 2010 ESRI International User Conference Proceedings and Videos. ESRI [Web]. 2010. http://www.youtube.com/watch?v=dgPAvRK91Io
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Topic(s): Benefits
The Changing Geospatial Landscape: A Report to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee
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The Changing Geospatial Landscape: A Report to the National Geospatial Advisory Committee. The National Geospatial Advisory Committee [Web]. 2009. http://www.fgdc.gov/ngac/NGAC%20Report%20-%20The%20Changing%20Geospatial%20Landscape.pdf
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Topic(s): Benefits
The NC Geospatial Data Archiving Project: An Overview of Accomplishments
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Essic, J.. The NC Geospatial Data Archiving Project: An Overview of Accomplishments. NC Arc Users Group Fall Conference. Sept. 17, 2009 [Web]. 2009. http://www4.ncsu.edu/~jfessic/ncaug09_essic.ppt
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Topic(s): Approaches, Benefits, Effective current practices, Geospatial data content standards, Geospatial data preservation formats, Institutional support for geospatial data preservation, Organizations doing similar work, Policies, Roles among organizations for preserving geospatial data, Success stories / case studies
The NC Geospatial Data Archiving Project: An Overview of Accomplishments
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Essic, J.. The NC Geospatial Data Archiving Project: An Overview of Accomplishments. NC Arc Users Group Fall Conference. Sept. 17, 2009 [Web]. 2009. http://www4.ncsu.edu/~jfessic/ncaug09_essic.ppt
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Topic(s): Approaches, Benefits, Effective current practices, Geospatial data content standards, Geospatial data preservation formats, Institutional support for geospatial data preservation, Organizations doing similar work, Policies, Roles among organizations for preserving geospatial data, Success stories / case studies
The National Geospatial Digital Archive
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Sweetkind-Singer, J.. The National Geospatial Digital Archive. Framing a National Preservation and Access Strategy for Geospatial Data. November 12-13, 2009, Library of Congress, Washington, DC [Web]. 2009. http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/news/events/other_meetings/geosummit09/docs/ngda_sweetkind-singer111309.pdf
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Topic(s): Digitized map preservation, GIS data, Library practices, Policies, Roles among organizations for preserving geospatial data, Satellite imagery
The National Geospatial Digital Archive: Collection Development Policies and Contracts
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The National Geospatial Digital Archive: Collection Development Policies and Contracts. The National Geospatial Digital Archive [Web]. 2009. http://www.ngda.org/policies.html
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Topic(s): Appraisal and selection of geospatial data for preservation, Policies
The Preservation and Archiving of Geospatial Digital Data: Challenges and Opportunities for Cartographers
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Lauriault, T. P., Pulsifer, P. L., Taylor, D. R. F.. The Preservation and Archiving of Geospatial Digital Data: Challenges and Opportunities for Cartographers. Preservation in Digital Cartography. Lecture Notes in Geoinformation and Cartography. Eds. Cartwright, W., Gartner, G., Meng, L., Michael, P. pp. 25-55. Springer Berlin Heidelberg. [Web]. 2010. http://dx.doi.org/10.1007/978-3-642-12733-5_2
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Topic(s): Benefits, Digitized map preservation, Enabling future use of geospatial data, Geospatial data preservation formats, Geospatial databases, GIS-generated maps, Intellectual property rights issues for geospatial data preservation, Success stories / case studies
The Value and Impact of the British Atmospheric Data Centre
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Beagrie, N. and Houghton, J.. The Value and Impact of the British Atmospheric Data Centre. British Atmospheric Data Centre, STFC Rutherford Appleton Laboratory [Web]. 2013. http://repository.jisc.ac.uk/5382/1/BADCReport_Final.pdf
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Topic(s): Benefits
Toward Implementation of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems Data Sharing Principles
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Uhlir, P. F., Chen, R. S., Gabrynowicz, J. I., and Janssen, K.. Toward Implementation of the Global Earth Observation System of Systems Data Sharing Principles. Data Science Journal, 8, GEO1-GEO91 [Web]. 2009. http://www.jstage.jst.go.jp/article/dsj/8/0/8_GEO1/_article
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Topic(s): Infrastructure for geospatial data preservation, Intellectual property rights issues for geospatial data preservation, Open geospatial data access and preservation, Policies, Satellite imagery
U.S. Geological Survey Information Quality Guidelines
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U.S. Geological Survey Information Quality Guidelines. United States Geological Survey, United States Department of the Interior [Web]. 2011. http://www.usgs.gov/info_qual/
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Topic(s): Effective current practices, Ensuring integrity of geospatial data, Policies
Update on Geospatial Data Preservation Efforts
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Morris, S.. Update on Geospatial Data Preservation Efforts. OGC Technical Committee. Dec. 6, 2009 [Web]. 2009. http://www.lib.ncsu.edu/ncgdap/presentations/2009_Mountain_View_Opening_Plenary_Morris_Preservation.ppt
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Topic(s): Approaches, Institutional support for geospatial data preservation, Policies