The PREMIS Editorial Committee is happy to announce the availablility of a German translation of "Understanding PREMIS". Priscilla Caplan of the Florida Center for Library Automation wrote the original document for the Library of Congress. It is a "gentle" introduction to the PREMIS Data Dictionary for Preservation Metadata, giving an overview of its scope and goals. "PREMIS verstehen" is available at:
Many thanks to Tobias Beinert of the Bayerische Staatsbibliothek for providing this translation (and particularly in time for the PREMIS events at iPres 2010 in Vienna).
Rebecca S. Guenther
Senior Networking & Standards Specialist
Network Development & MARC Standards Office
Library of Congress
101 Independence Ave SE
Washington, DC 20540