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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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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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Collections

Zhouyi zhuanyi Daquan: a piece of early-Ming tradition Just in time for the Chinese New Year we can announce that our copy of...
Robert Burns Manuscripts – gie us a job! It’s the time of year for all things Robert Burns. Here in the DIU I...

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