Publications on digital preservation and digitization

(not including those on our own KB Research blog) - also available Publications in Dutch.








  • Rand report: Addressing the uncertain future of preserving the past (2007)
  • PDF Guidelines (2007): Recommendations for the creation of PDF files for long-term preservation and access
  • Tools and Trends 2007: International conference on digital preservation - conference report
  • Berg, van den Eric & Hoeven, van der Jeffrey. ‘Digitale duurzaamheid: het e-Depot als veilige bewaarplaats voor digitale publicaties’ In: Actuele Onderwerpen (AO), (2007) 2866, p 1-26.
  • Eijck, van – Heslinga, van Els. ‘SHAPING COURSE. The Development of the Strategy for the e-Depot of the Koninklijke Bibliotheek, National Library of the Netherlands, in a National and International Context’ In: New Technology of Library and Information Service (iPres2007), (2007), p. 91-95.
  • Hoeven, van der Jeffrey. ‘Emulation for Digital Preservation in Practice: The Results’ In: The International Journal of Digital Curation (IJDC), vol 2 (2007) number 2, p.50-56.
  • Hoeven, van der Jeffrey. 'Dioscuri: emulator for digital preservation’ In: D-Lib Magazine, vol 13 (2007) number 11/12.
  • Houtman, Frank. ‘Duurzaamheid door Europese samenwerking.’ In: Informatie Professional, vol 12 (2007), p. 28-31.
  • Kiers, Bart. ‘Web Archiving within the KB and some preliminary results with JHove and DROID’ (2007), p. 1-9.
  • Rog, Judith. & Wijk, van Caroline ‘Evaluating File Formats for Long – term Preservation’ In: New Technology of Library and Information Service, (2007), p. 83-90.
  • Sierman, Barbara. ‘Long-term preservation for institutional repositories’ In: A DRIVERS’s guide to European Repositories. (2007), p. 153-184.
  • Verheul, Ingeborg & Wijngaarden, van Hilde. ‘Measuring Progress: Recent Developments in Digital Preservation in the Library Community’ In: Alexandria, vol 19 (2007) number 2, p. 109-122.


  • Trends in digitale archivering, Erik Oltmans, Johan Stapel, Hilde van Wijngaarden, Informatie Professional, vol 10 (5) May 2006.
  • National digital repository for digital still images in the Netherlands, Astrid Verheusen & Caroline van Wijk, Proceedings of the Imaging Science & Technology Archiving Conference, May 25th, Ottawa.
  • The KB e-Depot digital archiving policy, Erik Oltmans & Hilde van Wijngaarden, Library Hi Tech, April 2006.
  • The e-Depot at the National Library of the Netherlands, Erik Oltmans & Adriaan Lemmen, Serials, vol 19 (1), March 2006, pp 61-67.
  • Networking for Digital Preservation. Current practice in 15 National Libraries, Ingeborg Verheul, IFLA Publications 1999, KG Saur Verlag.




  • Tenminste houdbaar tot...? Digitale duurzaamheid bij de Koninklijke Bibliotheek, Hilde van Wijngaarden, Metamorfoze Nieuws 19, August 2003.
  • Permanent Archiving of Electronic Publications: Research & Practice, Johan Steenbakkers, Paper for the International Summer School on the Digital Library 2003, Course 3: Libraries, Electronic Resources, and Electronic Publishing, August 2003.