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nestor Seal for Trustworthy Digital Archives

The extended self-assessment process for digital archives developed and offered by nestor on the basis of the DIN 31644 standard “Criteria for trustworthy digital archives” offers digital archives a harmonised and practical method of checking whether they are trustworthy. If the reviewed assessment yields a positive result they are entitled to publicise this by using the nestor Seal for Trustworthy Digital Archives. A fee of 500 € applies. Further information is available in the Explanatory Notes on the nestor seal below.

While the nestor seal can be obtained as a standalone solution, it also fits into the European Framework for Audit and Certification. On top of the Basic Certification provided by the Data Seal of Approval, the nestor seal grants an Extended Certification.

If you are interested in this certification please contact us:

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Evaluated Archives

Evaluated Archives
ArchiveYearLink to documentationApplication formsReports

TIB Technische Informationsbibliothek Hanover

Leibniz-Informationszentrum Technik und Naturwissenschaften und Universitätsbibliothek

2017DocumentationApplication formReport
ZBW Leibniz-Informationszentrum Wirtschaft2017DocumentationApplication formReport
Data Archiving and Networked Services
2016DocumentationApplication formReport
Deutsche Nationalbibliothek
- für den Bereich Netzpublikationen -
2016DocumentationApplication formReport

Related documents

Translated Versions of the explanatory notes

Vysvětlující informace k Pečeti nestoru pro důvěryhodné digitální archivy,Verze 2.0 - in czech
Magyarázó megjegyzések a megbízható digitális archívumok által elnyerhetö nestor-minösítéshez - in hungarian
Toelichting op het nestor-keurmerk voor betrouwbare, duurzaam toegankelijke digitale archieven - in dutch

and former Versions

Erläuterungen zum nestor-Siegel für vertrauenswürdige digitale Langzeitarchive - Version 1- in german
Explanatory notes on the nestor Seal for Trustworthy Digital Archives - Version 1, in english

Last update: 10.07.2019

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