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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 […]

Conserving condoms (or how to look after modern material)

Last week I was asked to deliver a workshop session for the Lothian Health Services Archive symposium entitled, Conserving Condoms: Modern Materials in Medical Archives, on digital preservation. It was Friday afternoon, everyone had had a great day listening to interesting talks, some with brilliant titles such as ‘Heritage Smells‘, and then the delegates settled […]

Process to developing a digital preservation policy

Lets talk about…policy

Last week I was invited to speak at the Digital Preservation Coalition event, ‘Making Progress in Digital Preservation’ on digital preservation policy (follow the Twitter chat). Not being one to turn down a free trip and a cracking lunch (courtesy of the host, HSBC), I accepted gratefully and then realised I’d better put something together […]

DASISH workshop 17th October 2014

DASISH workshop – Trust and Certification (Day 2)

“The coolest thing to be done with your data will be thought of by someone else” Ingrid Dillo An earlier start today for the second and last day of the workshop. After morning coffee and a biscuit we settled down to hear all about the NESTOR Seal from Christian Keitel of the Landesarchiv Baden-Wuerttemberg and […]

Sprinkles on toast

DASISH workshop – Trust and Certification (Day 1)

Last week I was in The Hague (as you do!) and was introduced to many new things…lots of cyclists, sprinkles on toast and of course Trust and Certification, the reason I was there! So going to a workshop on trusted accreditation before we’ve developed a digital preservation repository may seem like we’re putting the cart […]

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