Ingest Processing

Significant Properties

Plain text exhibits the following significant properties (note 1). It is intended to preserve and evaluate these significant properties when adopting migration or normalization policy in the future.

Long-term Preservation Strategy

Long-term Preservation Strategy for the original

Plain text files will be preserved “as is”.

Long-term Preservation Strategy for the normalized

Not applicable

Short-term Actions


1. “From digital volatility to digital permanence, Preserving text documents”, Jacqueline Slats, The Hague, November 2003,