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Quarantine PC set up

It’s like christmas here at the CRC!

So today I received more toys to play with… In addition to receiving funding to purchase a Kryoflux I was also able to purchase some additional kit to complement our growing forensic workstation. At present our quarantine PC is not backed up through the university’s regular back up procedures owing to the fact that 99% […]

Equality-and-Diversity

Here’s an interesting question…how do you build accessibility into your digital preservation service?

I recently attended training on Equality Impact Assessments here at Edinburgh University to enable me to better understand our obligations, under the Equality Act, in the provision of our digital preservation service. The session was thoroughly enlightening and got me thinking much more deeply about how we ensure the methods that we use for discovery […]

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 […]

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