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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 →

Project makeover TAGS: | Now that the Data Vault project has received second round finding, we thought it was time for a makeover! We’ve been working hard with our designers, and now have a …Continue reading →

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Data Vault receives round 2 funding! TAGS: | We’re pleased to announce that following the second round of project pitching in London on the 13th and 14th of July, the Data Vault project has been awarded further funding. …Continue reading →

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Month 2 project meeting TAGS: | | | | The Data Vault project is three months long, and is a collaboration between the universities of Edinburgh and Manchester.  Due to the short nature of the project, we have decided …Continue reading →

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Data Vault storage considerations TAGS: | | | The Data Vault service is a system that joins up two sets of storage: fast, expensive, high quality active research storage, and slow, cheap, archival-quality long term storage.  The Data …Continue reading →

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Describing and Packaging data TAGS: | | | The concept of the Data Vault service is to take research data that is no longer being actively used, and to archive it in long-term archival storage.  In order to …Continue reading →

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AAAS/Science Classic now available TAGS: | | | Jisc has partnered with AAAS to provide institutions of higher and further education in the United Kingdom with sitewide access to Science Classic, the digital archives of Science (1880-1996). Science …Continue reading →

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Data Vault project kickoff meeting TAGS: | | | | Last week, members of the Data Vault project got together for the kickoff meeting.  Hosted at the University of Manchester Library, we were able to discuss the project plan, milestones …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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