Should we preserve everything or only a selection of the available information? This is the question which will be illuminated from different point of view within this talk.
Institutions all around the world are developing strategies and policies for preservation. Many developments are done in parallel redundantly, some are still open. This talk will give a brief overview of the activities (in selection) and the solutions they developed or the state of discussion process. This overview is part of the project "nestor" http://www.langzeitarchivierung.de/index.php?newlang=eng supported by the Germany Ministry for Education and Research.