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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 […]

Presenting 'building a digital preservation programme'

Building a digital preservation programme – ARA conference 2016

Hello all. Its been a wee while since my last post so I thought I’d post about the presentation I gave at the Archives and Records Management conference in London last month. The ARA website has a nice round up of some of the sessions so have a read of those. After a lengthy train […]

What do I really, really want

I’ll tell you what I want, what I really, really want!

Today, I’m multitasking writing a blog post for my external audience and conducting system tests for my internal audience (more on that another day!), whilst making random notes that will hopefully help me develop workflow documentation later (also worthy of a blog post another day). So in all a pretty fun and active day! So […]

Pandora's Box

When will I see you again?…understanding our collections

Sorry I’ve been away folks…time flies when you’re having fun with digital preservation. Things have been progressing nicely, and I’ll blog about my other activities in due course, but for now I wanted to focus on collections and collections surveys. In line with tasks for the first phase of my plan I wanted to understand […]

Kirsty introduces Edinburgh University Library's plan for its Digital Strong Room

From one small remit…to one giant project

Yesterday I had the pleasure of talking to a crowd of fellow professionals in the heritage sector at the first ‘Edinburgh Preserves‘ event, which I blogged about previously. Hosted by the National Library of Scotland, and forming part of a planned series of similar get togethers, it was a great opportunity to publicly communicate the […]

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