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Archive for January, 2017

Questions, questions!

Appraising digital collections…how do you do it?

We have recently recruited, as part of a wider project, an archivist to look specifically at the thorny issue of appraisal, both of non-digital and digital collections. In doing so our plan is to develop a methodology and set of criteria that can be applied to collections that require some degree of assessment. Naturally, digital […]

Building up our digital preservation service

On the 14th December last year the Centre for Research Collections, at the University of Edinburgh, welcomed colleagues from Court Services to witness the ingest of the first corpus of digital records through our digital preservation system, Archivematica. This represents a huge step the University has now taken to begin to address the issue of […]

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