This page describes the National Library of Australia’s approaches to preserving its digital collections.

The Library defines the primary objective of digital preservation activities as maintaining the ability to meaningfully access digital collection content over time. As well as collecting digital materials and managing them for current access, the Library has a mandate and commitment to preservation and has been active in developing infrastructure to collect, manage, preserve and keep our digital collections available into the future. This is recognised as core business for the Library and is critical to its future relevance. To this end, the Library:

 

NLA Digital Preservation Crest (Everything, for everybody, in perpetuity)

NLA Digital Preservation Crest
Totus, Omnibus, in Perpetua
(Everything, for everybody, in perpetuity!)