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This is the home of the Database Preservation special interest group.

See also [TR:Database Archiving & Migration Tools] in the [TR:Tools] registry.

h3. Blogs

* [http://openplanetsfoundation.org/blogs/2011-07-12-preservation-databases]
* [http://openplanetsfoundation.org/blogs/2012-02-09-ideas-actions|http://openplanetsfoundation.org/blogs/2012-02-09-ideas-actions]
* +[+http://openplanetsfoundation.org/blogs/2012-02-09-practitioners-discussion-database-archiving-hackathon+|http://openplanetsfoundation.org/blogs/2012-02-09-practitioners-discussion-database-archiving-hackathon]+
* [http://www.openplanetsfoundation.org/blogs/2012-02-13-user-story-archiving-foxpro-database|http://www.openplanetsfoundation.org/blogs/2012-02-13-user-story-archiving-foxpro-database]

h3. Events

* [2012-02-07 OPF Hackathon - A Practical Approach to Database Archiving|KB:2012-02-07 OPF Hackathon - A Practical Approach to Database Archiving]
* [Hacking with Databases (Copenhagen)|KB:Hacking with Databases (Copenhagen)]
* [Presentations - A Practical Approach to Database Archiving|KB:Presentations - A Practical Approach to Database Archiving]

h3. Resources

* [Digital Curation Resources|http://digitalcurationexchange.org/resources]
* [NDIIPP Partner Tools and Services Inventory (Library of Congress)|http://www.digitalpreservation.gov/tools/]
* [Data Documentation Initiative|http://en.wikipedia.org/wiki/Data_Documentation_Initiative]
* [RODA development » Database Preservation|http://redmine.keep.pt/projects/roda-dbpres/wiki/info]

h3. Working Groups

* Revision/Update of Bill Roberts' paper 'Database Preservation Review'  [http://openplanetsfoundation.org/blogs/2011-07-12-preservation-databases|http://openplanetsfoundation.org/blogs/2011-07-12-preservation-databases]

* Comparison of SIARD, DBML and SIARDK in order to assess the possibilities for a common database preservation format  

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