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Preferred File Formats (Minnesota State Archives) 

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This document outlines file formats preferred by the Minnesota State Archives for digital preservation. This list is not intended to be a comprehensive list of what is accepted, but to provide guidance where multiple formats are possible to transfer to the archives. At the end of this document, you can also find some best practices when preparing files for transfer to the state archives.

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Cost: Free

Document Creating / Publishing Body: Minnesota Historical Society

Date of Creation: September 2016

Date of Latest Revision: September 2016

Topics: File Formats, Records Transfer

Associated SERP Framework Element: Ingest, Open Standard / Neutral Formats

Date Resource Added/Modified: December 05, 2018


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