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ArchivematiCamp 2017 TAGS: 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 …Continue reading →

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Here’s an interesting question…how do you build accessibility into your digital preservation service? TAGS: | | | | | | | 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 …Continue reading →

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Appraising digital collections…how do you do it? TAGS: | | 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 …Continue reading →

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Building up our digital preservation service TAGS: | | | | | | | | On the 14th December last year the Centre for Research Collections, at the University of Edinburgh, welcomed colleagues from Court Services to witness the ingest of the first corpus of …Continue reading →

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ArchivematiCamp 2016 TAGS: | | | | | | 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 – …Continue reading →

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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. …Continue reading →

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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 …Continue reading →

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Digital Preservation: the search for the silver bullet It is fair to say that the preservation of digital material, as an issue, it not new to anyone and that was certainly true of those present at our Knowledge …Continue reading →

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UK Archivematica User Group (March 2016) TAGS: | | | | | | 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 …Continue reading →

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I knew you were waiting (for me) – Archivematica and CentOS TAGS: | | | 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 …Continue reading →

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