nestor endorsement of TRUST Principles Academic Article uri icon


  • Nestor - the German-speaking competence network for digital preservation - welcomes the TRUST principles as outlined in the white paper ( and joins the call for endorsement by the Research Data Alliance ( nestor clearly sees the need for further development of the principles as they move into practise. As part of this, an ad-hoc WG TRUST discussed the principled and has released the statement "nestor endorsement of TRUST Principles". Benefits and recommendations at a glace
    • provides a common framework to facilitate discussion by all stakeholders
    • mnemonic helps to raise awareness
    • provides a low-threshold entry point
    • principles do not convey a sufficiently comprehensive picture of the requirements
    • preservation planning and suitable long-term preservation strategies are missing
    • TRUST Principles must be linked with established and accepted criteria suited to measuring trust-worthiness

publication date

  • 2020