NDSA Levels of Digital Preservation

An Arabic translation of the 2019 NDSA Levels of Digital Preservation


As libraries continue the immense task of digitizing their manuscript and other holdings, it becomes critical to plan for long term digital image storage and preservation. As manuscripts age, the digitized manuscript images will be an important document of their previous condtion.

Qirab™ translated the National Digital Stewardship Alliance (NDSA) Levels of Digital Preservation 2019 into Arabic as a resource for Arab libraries to facilitate planning conversations as they move towards better digital preservation practice.

“The Levels of Digital Preservation (LoP) is a resource for digital preservation practitioners when building or evaluating their digital preservation program.”

The Levels of Preservation functional areas of storage, integrity, control, metadata, and content provide useful suggested actions to achieve a more robust digital preservation strategy.

Arabic NDSA Levels of Digital Preservation


Qirab’s Arabic translations of the Levels of Preservation and the Implementation Guide are available directly from the NDSA’s Open Science Foundation file sharing site:


The NDSA Levels of Digital Preservation are Copyright © 2019 by National Digital Stewardship Alliance. This work is licensed under a Creative Commons Attribution 3.0 Unported License.