Guidelines and advice for depositors of born-digital records

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Guidelines and advice for depositors of born-digital records

The notes below should help you to make a decision about whether to offer digital records to Berkshire Record Office and will help you with the formatting and presentation of these records. Please contact the record office before sending the records.

What types of records can be deposited at Berkshire Record Office?

How do I deposit these records?

Records can be accepted either via email attachments (small documents only), a filesharing link, USB stick or CD/DVD. We can accept records either as deposits (you retain ownership of the record) or as donations (ownership passes to Berkshire Record Office).

What file types and formats can I use?

How do I organise my data?

What information do we need to know about your data?

What happens after I have deposited my records?

General advice for storing and maintaining digital records