April 15, 2019
Collaboratively Maintaining Scholarship: Addressing Socio-Technical Scholarly Communications Challenges
In this talk, I plan to encourage you all to think and plan rigorously for the formation of the Michigan Digital Preservation Network by learning from the experiences of the many, many other communities that have formed both within and beyond the library, archives, and museum communities. I’ll provide all of you with a new … Continue reading Collaboratively Maintaining Scholarship: Addressing Socio-Technical Scholarly Communications Challenges
October 15, 2018
Our Takeaways (so far) Determine the commonalities of each process and simplify the workflows as much as possible (but beware oversimplification). Greater clarity concerning the needs of each type of materials and the levels of complexity necessary. Necessity to gain LAMP/Linux knowledge to better collaborate with our partners in maintenance and troubleshooting. Collaboration is truly … Continue reading Workflows for Curating Born-Digital Content: Reports from the OSSArcFlow Project
September 24, 2018
The Open Source Software Archival Workflow (OSSArcFlow) project brings together researchers, developers of 3 major OSS digital stewardship systems, and digital stewards at 12 partner institutions from across the US. The project seeks to document existing digital curation workflows, investigate how OSS systems integrate into these workflows, develop handoffs between these systems, and to identify … Continue reading OSSArcFlow: What Differences Make a Difference?
September 14, 2018
The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., are investigating, synchronizing, and modeling a range of workflows to increase the capacity of libraries and archives to curate born digital content. These archival workflows will incorporate three leading … Continue reading Where Does Digital Forensics Fit in the Digital Curation Workflow? Reports from OSSArcFlow
June 4, 2018
The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., are investigating, synchronizing, and modeling a range of workflows to increase the capacity of libraries and archives to curate born digital content. These archival workflows will incorporate three leading … Continue reading OSSArcFlow: Researching Archival Workflows for Born-Digital Content
November 6, 2017
Research Questions How can institutions combine tools to support workflows that meet local institutional needs? How can institutions implement “handoffs” between systems that perform different functions on the same data?
October 23, 2017
Open Source Software Archival Workflows (OSSArcFlow) with BitCurator, ArchivesSpace, and Archivematica
Project Activities ▪Document workflows for 12 partner institutions ▪Develop tools to facilitate hand-offs ▪Design training modules that will promote use of documentation and scripts ▪Create “Implementation Guide”
August 17, 2017
Newspapers and periodicals authored by and for marginalized communities arguably number among our most important historical collections in libraries and archives today. Researchers have long relied on news sources by and for marginalized groups—from African-American newspapers to labor union publications, from temperance newspapers to refugee periodicals, and from lesbian ‘zines to religious serials—to reveal the … Continue reading Preserving News On the Margins: MetaArchive and Digital News Preservation
August 9, 2017
In a 2014 survey of 795 graduate students across nine U.S. universities conducted by the ETDplus project team, more than a third of respondents reported that non-PDF files created in their thesis and dissertation research process – including research data, video, digital art, and software code – are either as important or more important than … Continue reading Managing and Preserving Complex Digital Objects Workshop
July 23, 2017
The Educopia Institute, in collaboration with the University of North Carolina at Chapel Hill School of Information and Library Science (UNC SILS), LYRASIS, and Artefactual, Inc., are investigating, synchronizing, and modeling a range of workflows to increase the capacity of libraries and archives to curate born digital content. These archival workflows will incorporate three leading … Continue reading OSSArcFlow Project Overview
December 14, 2016
This panel presented varied impressions from the third Dodging the Memory Hole event October 13-14th at UCLA Libraries, which focused on preserving journalistic content online. Topics include development of roles for each stakeholder community and preparing library science students to meet the demands for archiving news in the future.
December 9, 2016
So, you’re in charge of an academic library or a special collections unit therein. How do you construct a conceptual framework for the choices you will need to make in preserving the rapidly increasing volume of digital forms of scholarship, cultural heritage, and research data? This presentation has a focus on taking a broad perspective … Continue reading A Preservation Compass
September 26, 2016
How social movements relate to business infrastructures. Presentation on the larger digital preservation landscape, the urgent need to preserve software, and the opportunities and challenges of international partnerships.
August 14, 2016
Disasters at any scale: the MetaArchive Cooperative’s community-based approach to risk mitigation and disaster preparation in the 21st century
Integration and automation between multiple acquisition, analysis, and collection management software systems is key to the sustainability of digital preservation within and across institutional boundaries amongst cultural heritage organizations. The MetaArchive Cooperative distributed digital preservation network has continually sought to simplify integration with multiple systems and has engaged in research and development activities to achieve … Continue reading Disasters at any scale: the MetaArchive Cooperative’s community-based approach to risk mitigation and disaster preparation in the 21st century
July 12, 2016
Presentation Overview ETD Lifecycle Management Project Series – collaborative background Survey findings Guidance documents and training materials Hydra-Sufia reference implementation tool for complex ETD materials submission/ingestion workflow Brief thoughts going forward
April 25, 2016
This presentation discusses current trends and careers in analog and digital preservation.
December 11, 2015
Takeaways The digital preservation and storage services landscape is changing very rapidly. Cost/pricing information can be hard to find (on the Web), collate, and compare. Cloud storage is cheap. Cloud activity may not be. Nobody is doing a very good job of devising an affordable and sustainable DP solution for small/mid-sized, poorly resourced LAMs (and … Continue reading Getting to the Bottom Line: 20 Cost Questions for Digital Preservation
November 2, 2015
What is the BCC? The BitCurator Consortium supports digital forensics practices in libraries, archives, and museums in order to help ensure the longevity and reliability of the cultural, scientific, and historical record. Member benefits: Use of the members-only BCC mailing list and help desk Access to the members-only videos and documentation Prioritized requests for BitCurator … Continue reading What is the BitCurator Consortium?