Law & Policy

The Software Preservation Network endeavors to ensure that cultural memory institutions and related entities can exercise broad and clear legal rights to engage in software preservation (including providing access for research, teaching, and learning).

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Metadata

The Software Preservation Network endeavors to ensure that cultural memory institutions and related entities can find, share, and reuse software.

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Research-in-Practice

The Software Preservation Network endeavors to ensure that cultural memory institutions and related entities understand the rapidly changing landscape of software preservation so they may make informed decisions about their collections, workflows, and service portfolio.

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Training & Education

Across the Software Preservation Network’s activities, there is a common commitment to cultivating a learning community — and a desire to build broad capacity to engage in the decisions that will drive the future of the past.

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Technological Infrastructure

The Software Preservation Network wants the global community of information stewardship professionals to feel empowered and justified in making decisions about technological overhead that are in the best interests of their organizations.

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