Electronic Storage and Back Up of Information

Frequently Asked Questions Regarding the Back up and Storage of Information.

What resources are available to back up and stored my information?

For preferred formats,  acceptable formats and Acceptable for Imminent Transfer Formats see the National Archives Appendix A: Table of Formats 

The University of Michigan also provide file formats for long term digital preservation. See University of Michigan – Bentley Historical Library – Guidelines for the Selection of Sustainable, Preservation – Quality File Formats.

The Libraries Research Data Services provides guidance to the available options for backing up or storing of information.  Research Data Services – Data Storage and Backup