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Archivematica – you’re the one that I want! TAGS: | | | | 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 …Continue reading →

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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 …Continue reading →

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When will I see you again?…understanding our collections Sorry I’ve been away folks…time flies when you’re having fun with digital preservation. Things have been progressing nicely, and I’ll blog about my other activities in due course, but for …Continue reading →

Kirsty introduces Edinburgh University Library's plan for its Digital Strong Room

From one small remit…to one giant project TAGS: | | | | | | | | | 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 …Continue reading →

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Interested in Digital Preservation? Come along to our ‘Edinburgh Preserves’ event! TAGS: | | | 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 …Continue reading →

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Interested in Archivematica? TAGS: | | 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 …Continue reading →

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DPTP: The Practice of Digital Preservation TAGS: | | | | | | | 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 …Continue reading →

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How do you preserve mobile apps? TAGS: | I don’t profess to have an answer to this  question entirely or definitively. I’m partly throwing this question out there to see if others have considered this or have had …Continue reading →

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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 …Continue reading →

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Lets talk about…policy TAGS: | | | | | 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 …Continue reading →

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