The Victorian Electronic Records Strategy (VERS) addresses the cost-effective, long-term, preservation of electronic records. The structure and requirements of VERS are formally specified in PROS 99/007 Management of Electronic Records Standard and its five technical specifications.

PROS 99/007 Introduction to VERS Advice is an introduction to PROS 99/007 Management of Electronic Records Standard. It covers:

  • the history of the VERS project
  • the preservation theory behind VERS
  • how the five specifications support the preservation theory
  • a brief introduction to the VERS Encapsulated Object (VEO).