Q: How do I bring materials into my IR?
Acquiring materials can be a difficult in the creation and development of an IR. Several components contribute to the success of this step, first and foremost being a discussion with those in your community about what materials they want to contribute. From there, you must discuss the steps necessary in order to get materials into your IR. This often involves metadata gathering and file format determination. Keeping in mind archival principles and practices will help in assuring content creators and contributors that their materials are secure.
- How do I determine the best ingest workflow for my IR?
- How do I work with content creators to bring materials into my IR?
- How do ensure the authenticity of content in my IR?
- What file formats should my IR support?