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Kryoflux-athon – the scores are in!

Well, its been a very…dexterous day…fingers and hands flipping between 2 sets of screens, two mice and piles of discs but at the end of it we managed to image 65 discs (averaging 13 per hour). This time included labelling each disc with a unique number and logging that disc as having been imaged, with […]

ArchivematiCamp 2017

ArchivematiCamp UK was a 3 day annual conference held at the University of York. It’s purpose is to bring together organisations and institutions who are either interested in using Archivematica for the long term preservation of digital records, or those who are testing or who have Archivematica in a production environment. This year’s camp was […]

School of Information, University of Michigan

ArchivematiCamp 2016

This year Artefactual organised their inaugural user conference, ArchivematiCamp, kindly hosted by the University of Michigan, School of Information in Ann Arbor, Michigan. The event ran from August 24th – 26th and was open to any organisation/institution that was either using, or thinking of using, Artefactual’s digital preservation system, Archivematica. Both myself and my colleague, […]

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Edinburgh Preserves get-together, 22nd September 2016

Do you work with digital archives, or are you thinking about digital preservation? Edinburgh Preserves is an informal digital preservation support group for those in and around the Edinburgh area. We’re having a get-together to share our experiences and discuss projects, tools and procedures over a glass of wine. If you’re interested in digital preservation […]

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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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 […]

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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Interested in Digital Preservation? Come along to our ‘Edinburgh Preserves’ event!

If you’re in the Edinburgh area on the 16th February and would like to hear/learn a bit more about local Digital Preservation projects and activities, or if you even have just a remote interest in digital preservation and want to hear what its all about, come along to our first ‘Edinburgh Preserves’ Digital Preservation meet […]

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 […]

DPTP: The Practice of Digital Preservation

Last week I was fortunate enough to be able to attend the new DPTP course run by the ULCC ‘The Practice of Digital Preservation’. This course is designed to follow on from their hugely popular and well respected ‘Introduction to Digital Preservation’. As an intermediate course it was perfect for me as my basic training […]

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