"A reader will come away with a high-level understanding,
an ability to communicate key points, and a starting place for further study. In a field overflowing with jargon, few standards, and emerging best practices, these modules are a useful introduction, giving just enough detail needed to understand the concepts."
—Archival Issues 38:2 (2017)
"Instead of overwhelming a somewhat anxious audience with too many details, the authors instead introduce the essentials along with easy-to-understand strategies for getting to work preserving data. Instead of the doom that permeates some digital preservation writings, Digital Preservation Essentials is hopeful."
—Journal of Western Archives 8:1 (2017)
"There is no escaping the technical nature of digital preservation and with the support of the glossary and footnotes, the authors have provided a comprehensive introduction to a core aspect of a 21st century archivist's toolkit."
—Archifacts (December 2016)
". . . an approachable, practical introduction to digital preservation."
—NEA Newsletter (April 2017)