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Title Study on the Long-Term Retention of Selected Scientific and Technical Records of the Federal Government : Working Papers / Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications, National Research Council, [Steering Committee for the Study on the Long-Term Retention of Selected Scientific and Technical Records of the Federal Government].

Imprint Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1995.

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Description 1 online resource (vii, 127)
Note Committee chair: Jeff Dozier.
Support for this project was provided by the National Archives and Records Administration (under Contract No. NAMA-S-92-0019), the National Oceanic and Atmospheric Administration (under Contract No. 50-DGNE-3-00105), and the National Aeronautics and Space Administration (under Contract Nol S-54040-Z).
Bibliography Includes bibliographical references.
Contents ""Study on the Long-term Retention of Selected Scientific and Technical Records of the Federal Government""; ""Copyright""; ""Preface""; ""Contents""; ""APOCRYPHAL GOVERNMENT SERVICE AGENCY 1970s RECORD RETENTION RULES""; ""I Report of the Physics, Chemistry, and Materials Sciences Data Panel ""; ""Contents""; ""1 INTRODUCTION AND OVERVIEW""; ""What Data Should Be Preserved?""; ""Who Should Save the Data?""; ""Contents of This Report""; ""2 CHARACTERISTICS OF DATA IN PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, AND MATERIALS SCIENCES""
""Characteristics Distinguishing Data in Physics, Chemistry, and Materials Sciences from Data in Field ... """"The Nature and Kinds of Electronically Recorded Data in Physics, Chemistry, and Materials Sciences""; ""3 DATA MANAGEMENT REQUIREMENTS""; ""Metadata, Algorithms, and References""; ""Classification""; ""Locator System""; ""Speed of Retrieval""; ""Storage Media""; ""Data Formats""; ""4 ILLUSTRATIVE EXAMPLES OF ELECTRONIC RECORDS FROM PHYSICS, CHEMISTRY, AND MATERIALS SCIENCES""; ""Original Experimental Records""; ""Example 1: Atmospheric and Underground Nuclear Weapons Test Results""
""Compiled Data""""Example 2: JANAF Thermochemical Tables""; ""Example 3: Evaluated Neutron Cross Sections""; ""Example 4: Center for Information and Data Analysis and Synthesis""; ""Example 5: Radiation Chemistry Data Center""; ""Engineering Data""; ""Example 6: Aluminum Fracture Toughness Data Bank""; ""NARA's Laboratory Data Holdings""; ""5 DATA RETENTION AND RECORD PRESERVATION CRITERIA""; ""The Current System Is Effective Most of the Time""; ""6 SUGGESTED ROLE OF THE NATIONAL ARCHIVES AND RECORDS ADMINISTRATION""; ""Need for a “Repository of Last Resort�""
""Broadening the Definition of “Archivable� and of “Secondary User� for Scientific Data""""More Flexibility on Data Formats and Storage Media""; ""Scientific and Technical Competence""; ""Interagency Cooperation and Communication""; ""Need for a Locator System""; ""Approaching the Ideal�Guidelines for the Preservation of Archivable Information""; ""7 SUMMARY CONCLUSIONS AND RECOMMENDATIONS""; ""ACKNOWLEDGMENTS""; ""BIBLIOGRAPHY""; ""II Report of the Space Sciences Data Panel ""; ""Contents""; ""1 INTRODUCTION""; ""2 OVERVIEW OF SPACE SCIENCE DATA""; ""Planetary Data""
""Structure of the PDS""""The Central Node""; ""Discipline Nodes""; ""Data Nodes""; ""The National Space Science Data Center""; ""Functions of the PDS""; ""Data Peer Review and Ingestion""; ""Data Distribution""; ""Support of Active Missions""; ""Promotion of Research""; ""Examples of Ingesting Data into the PDS""; ""Restoration of Data from an Inactive Planetary Mission""; ""Ingestion of Data from an Active Planetary Mission""; ""Magellan Venus Mission Case Study""; ""Lessons Learned from the Magellan Data Management Experience""; ""Summary of Findings and Conclusions""
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Subject Scientific archives -- United States.
Archives, Technical -- United States.
Genre/Form Electronic books.
Added Author Dozier, Jeff.
National Research Council (U.S.). Steering Committee for the Study on the Long-term Retention of Selected Scientific and Technical Records of the Federal Government.
National Research Council (U.S.). Commission on Physical Sciences, Mathematics, and Applications.
Other Form: Print version: Study on the long-term retention of selected scientific and technical records of the Federal Government. Washington, D.C. : National Academy Press, 1995 (OCoLC)32785021
ISBN 0309573823 (electronic bk.)
9780309573825 (electronic bk.)