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August 2017

Disaster, loss, and failure preoccupy the minds of many digital preservation professionals and yet, despite the prominence of digital disaster planning guidelines which seem to anticipate failure, there is limited discussion of experience with preservation system or network failures, which are often framed as inevitable in digital preservation. Despite this framing, negative perceptions of failure influence the digital preservation discourse by associating failure with poor planning, unreliability, and untrustworthiness on the part of institutions.

August 2017

This is a printable version of the survey instrument that may be useful to institutions as they plan to submit their information.
To participate in the survey, please visit https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NewsOnTheMargins_AFAM
Please contact courtney (at) educopia.org if you need any further assistance.

August 2017

This is a printable version of the full survey instrument, which may be of use to institutions as they plan their answers.
To participate in the survey, please visit: https://www.surveymonkey.com/r/NewsOnTheMargins_LGBT
Please contact courtney (at) educopia.org if you need further assistance.

Date: 
Wednesday, August 9, 2017
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July 2017

In phase 1 of the Nexus LAB (Leading Across Boundaries) project, the Nexus LAB Layers of Leadership design framework was developed. This model is arranged in terms of six Layers relating to a progression of roles. Each Layer addresses the leadership knowledge, skills and abilities required for success in the Layer’s roles as well as broader outcomes and shared skills across Layers. In addition, the model identifies a Key Role and a Challenge associated with each Layer.

Date: 
Monday, June 12, 2017
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April 2017

Katherine Skinner, David Horth, and Christina Drummond. "Leading Across Boundaries: Bridging Professions for System-wide Change." Vantage Point April 2017.

ETD+ Toolkit

The ETD+ Toolkit is an approach to improving student and faculty research output management. Focusing on the Electronic Thesis and Dissertation (ETD) as a mile-marker in a student’s research trajectory, it provides in-time advice to students and faculty about avoiding common digital loss scenarios for the ETD and all of its affiliated files.