Digital Preservation

July 24, 2018

Scaling Emulation as a Service Infrastructure (EaaSI) (subcontract)

The use of born-digital information requires ongoing support of underlying software that supports its application; a dependency that is challenged by the complexity of digital environments and the inherent obsolescence of developing technologies. In response, many organizations are engaged in the collection and preservation of software. However, no single organization can collect all of the … Continue reading Scaling Emulation as a Service Infrastructure (EaaSI) (subcontract)

Red floppy disk on white background with text that reads: "BitCuratorEdu. Advancing the adoption of digital forensics tools and methods in libraries and archives through professional education efforts." Logo for Educopia Institute and Institute of Museum and Library Services.
July 24, 2018

BitCuratorEdu

The BitCuratorEdu project is a three-year effort funded by the Institute of Museum and Library Services (IMLS) to study and advance the adoption of digital forensics tools and methods in libraries and archives through professional education efforts. This project is a partnership between Educopia Institute and the School of Information and Library Science at the … Continue reading BitCuratorEdu

Sustaining Digital Curation and Preservation Training. Developing a shared vision for expanding and supporting digital curation and preservation training.
July 24, 2018

Sustaining Digital Curation and Preservation Training

The Sustaining Digital Curation and Preservation Training project engaged in multi-stakeholder scenario planning and developed a shared vision for expanding and supporting digital curation and preservation training. The project contributed to the continued growth of the National Digital Platform by strengthening and improving the sustainability of digital curation training resources available to librarians, archivists, and … Continue reading Sustaining Digital Curation and Preservation Training

July 24, 2017

Fostering a Community of Practice: Software Preservation in Libraries and Archives (FCoP) (subcontract)

Through a cohort of six organizations in the United States representing public libraries, university special collections, historical societies and museums, the Fostering a Community of Practice: Software Preservation and Emulation Experts in Libraries and Archives (FCoP) project, led by CalPoly University, aims to broaden participation in software preservation and to empower librarians, archivists, and curators … Continue reading Fostering a Community of Practice: Software Preservation in Libraries and Archives (FCoP) (subcontract)

OSSArcFlow: Modeling and Synchronizing OSS Workflows. Photo of Disk Imager in black and white.
May 10, 2017

OSSArcFlow

Quick Links to Project Deliverables Digital Dossiers (All Partners) As-Is Workflows (All Partners) Recorded In-Person Partner Meeting Sessions (YouTube) Opening remarks Panel 1 Panel 2 Panel 3 (Part One and Part Two) Guide to Documenting Born-Digital Archival Workflows Video Learning Modules (YouTube) Learning Module 1: Common Steps in OSS Born-Digital Archival Workflows Learning Module 2: … Continue reading OSSArcFlow

April 10, 2017

News on the Margins (subcontract)

The voices of marginalized communities, including those defined by such identity markers as skin color, ethnic origin, religious affiliation, sexuality, geography, and social class, are often invisible in mainstream news sources. Understanding the diverse experiences of people in the United States requires us to turn to sources written, produced, and disseminated by the broadest possible … Continue reading News on the Margins (subcontract)

December 9, 2014

Chronicles in Preservation

The Chronicles in Preservation project aimed to study, document, and model the use of data preparation and distributed digital preservation frameworks to collaboratively preserve digitized and born-digital newspaper collections. Project Outputs: Guidelines for Digital Newspaper Readiness, published 04 March 2014 Guidelines for Digital Newspaper Readiness are an effort to distill preservation-readiness steps into incremental processes … Continue reading Chronicles in Preservation

July 24, 2014

Chronicles II

The Chronicles II effort will bring representatives from critical stakeholder communities (newspaper publishers, press associations, journalism schools, and memory organizations) into structured conversation and debate to foster better understandings of each group’s perspectives, goals, and barriers to collaborative work for the purpose of preserving born-digital newspaper content. This project produced eight “Action Teams” who undertook … Continue reading Chronicles II

January 9, 2012

Identifying Continuing Opportunities for National Collaboration (ICONC)

The Identifying Continuing Opportunities for National Collaboration (ICONC) project analyzed the design and management of collaborative networks to better understand the criteria that lead to their successes and failures. Using a broad-based evaluation of collaborative models as context, the project reviewed and documented the landscape of digital preservation and digital stewardship and explored a range … Continue reading Identifying Continuing Opportunities for National Collaboration (ICONC)

August 24, 2009

MetaArchive II

The “Cooperative Network and Service Providers” grant enabled the MetaArchive distributed digital preservation network and service framework to formalize and extend its model into an ongoing, sustainable business. The resulting service and community was designed to be the first incubated community of the Educopia Institute, a nonprofit organization founded to cultivate community action between libraries, … Continue reading MetaArchive II

July 24, 2009

MetaArchive III

This NDIIPP project provided a two-year support infrastructure for the MetaArchive Cooperative’s transition from a hosted environment at Emory University into an administrative home at the Educopia Institute. This project included the technical transition of the network’s administrative nucleus from Emory University’s server environment into an Educopia-hosted cloud-based server. It also included the movement of … Continue reading MetaArchive III