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Data Seal of Approval

Presenter 1
Matthew Woollard
UK Data Archive
Presenter 2
Herve L'Hours
UK Data Archive

This presentation will describe the Data Seal of Approval (DSA) initiative in the context of several options for repository audit and certification. The DSA is a lightweight means for repositories to demonstrate their trustworthiness through a process of self-assessment and peer review. Displaying the Data Seal of Approval enables a repository to communicate its compliance with archival best practices in a transparent and open way.

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