Presentation on theme: "Digital Preservation Tools for Repository Managers A practical course in five parts presented by the KeepIt project in association with School of ECS,"— Presentation transcript:
Digital Preservation Tools for Repository Managers A practical course in five parts presented by the KeepIt project in association with School of ECS, University of Southampton, 19 January 2010 Suggested Twitter hashtag #dprc (digital preservation repository course)
Tools today The Data Asset Framework (DAF), Sarah Jones, University of Glasgow, and Harry Gibbs, University of Southampton The AIDA toolkit: Assessing Institutional Digital Assets, Ed Pinsent, University of London Computer Centre
KeepIt exemplars University of Northampton, NECTAR Repository of research outputs University of the Arts London Arts and multimedia repository eCrystals Southampton Data files from chemical crystallography University of Southampton Teaching and learning repository We can all be exemplary preservation repositories!
Course structure Module 1. Organisational issues Scoping, selection, assessment, institutional parameters (TODAY) Module 2. Costs Lifecycle costs for managing digital objects, based on the LIFE approach, and institutional costs (5 February) Module 3. Description Describing content for preservation: provenance, significant properties and preservation metadata (2 March) Module 4. Preservation workflow tools available in EPrints for format management, risk assessment and storage, and linked to the Plato planning tool from Planets (17-18 March) Module 5. Trust (by others) of the repositorys approach to preservation; trust (by the repository) of the tools and services it chooses (30th March)