For more information about Harvard Library's Digital Preservation Services, or to seek advice on formats suited for long-term preservation, especially for content that will be deposited to the DRS, please contact Andrea Goethals (via email or call 617-495-3724).


For more information about the DRS, see the DRS & Delivery Services. To become a DRS depositor, see Depositing to the DRS. If you have a question about the DRS, please contact the DRS support team

Additional Resources at Harvard

The following centers at Harvard can provide guidance or other services for particular types of digital content or for particular stages in the preservation of digital content.

Audio Preservation Studio (APS), Loeb Music Library, Harvard Library

  • The APS provides services to reformat and reproduce audio material, primarily for the Harvard Library, but will accept projects from other Harvard units. For more information see the Audio Preservation Studio.

Dataverse Network, The Institute for Quantitative Social Science (IQSS)

  • The IQSS provides software and services to archive, store and facilitate access and analysis of data sets free of charge. For more information see the Dataverse Network Project.

Digital Imaging Services, Harvard Library

  • Digital Imaging Services can provide reproduction and reformatting services for Harvard Library as well as advice on reformatting formats and projects. For more information see Digital Imaging Services

Records Management Services (RMS), Harvard University Archives

  • The RMS provides guidance to Harvard faculty, students, staff and alumni for all stages in the electronic records lifecycle, from creating records through destruction of non-permanent records or transfer of permanent records to the Harvard University Archives. For more information see the Records Management Services