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International Digital Preservation Day – Kryoflux-athon 2017!

Back in July I posted the great news that we’d purchased a Kryoflux, along with 5.25″ drives, to enable us to read the growing number of disks we’re finding in our collections. Following that acquisition we, on Halloween, hosted our own first ‘Bring out your dead’ day, where staff popped into our Digital Triage Unit […]

Kryoflux board

Old dog…new tricks!

A few weeks ago – and with some money left in the kitty – I made a pitch to purchase some additional equipment to build on established procedures in place for handling physical media in the collections. At present we have the capacity to capture, quarantine and virus check items on CDs, DVDs, flash storage […]

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 […]

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