D11.4 Knowledge base of format-specific preservation risks

This report gives an overview of the work that was done as part of the preservation risks knowledge base task. This includes the establishment of the OPF File Format Risk Registry, research and development on analysis tools, the creation of evidence in the form of sample files, and the development of a general methodology for assessing files against an institutional policy. The relations of this work with SCAPE activities on preservation watch, policies and quality assurance are also discussed.