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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 […]

Archivematica

UK Archivematica User Group (March 2016)

Yesterday I attended the UK Archivematica User Group meeting, hosted by Jenny Mitcham at the University of York. Our group, which is open to any individual or institution who is actively using, exploring or testing Archivematica, now has some 47 members so it’s exciting and encouraging to know that this system is getting such great […]

I knew you were waiting (for me) – Archivematica and CentOS

Following on from extensive testing and evaluation we are now in a position to seriously begin work to develop a functioning digital preservation system. However, as we all know, the path to happiness is rarely paved. A minor stumbling block we recently came across was that we, as an institution, aim to ensure that there […]

Archivematica – you’re the one that I want!

Well, after a period of extended leave I’m back online again and have a new series of practical and theoretical posts planned for 2016 that will keep you up to speed with our digital preservation project. To kick start this I’d like to honour my promise to give a review of Archivematica, as discussed in […]

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 […]

Archivematica meetup

Interested in Archivematica?

I can hardly believe we’re almost half way through January already! The strong winds of late seem to be blowing the days away…however work at Edinburgh continues unabated. I was fortuitous enough to be a part of a recent meeting of institutions interested in/or playing around with Archivematica, a free and open source digital preservation […]

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