preservation

event: e-journals are forever? Preservation and Continuing Access to e-journal Content

26/04/2010

The benefits of online access to scholarly journal content are now taken for granted but there are threats to continuity of such access. Clarity is needed on who is doing what, what has been agreed, and what mechanisms exist for continued access, with shared responsibility for the material support and sustainability of archiving and access schemes. [read more...]

Location

The British Library Conference Centre
London
United Kingdom

event: DOCAM 2010

03/03/2010 10:00
05/03/2010 17:00

Fifth international Summit on the documentation and conservation of the media arts heritage.

The DOCAM (Documentation and Conservation of the Media Arts Heritage) Research Alliance presents the 2010 DOCAM Summit, which will mark the end of five years of research. DOCAM is an international research alliance initiated by the Daniel Langlois Foundation for Art, Science, and Technology. Its main objective is to develop new methodologies and tools to address the issues of preserving and documenting digital, technological, and electronic works of art. [read more...]

Location

Université du Québec
Montréal
Canada

job: Digital Preservation - Project Manager

VACANCY
There is a vacancy for the position of Digital Preservation Project Manager in the Parliamentary Archives, on a fixed term appointment to 31 March 2012, with the possibility of extension or permanency.

BACKGROUND
The Parliamentary Archives provides a records management and archives service for Houses of Parliament, and assists compliance of the House of Lords administration with Freedom of Information and Data Protection legislation. It supports the corporate aims of Parliament in the areas of effective information [read more...]

event: Prioritization for preservation, conservation and digitization

23/02/2010 09:30
23/02/2010 16:00

"There’s so much [to preserve / conserve / digitize] … people need skills in how you select the right materials … how you make the decisions and what you have to bear in mind" Focus group research into preservation training needs, June 2009. [read more...]

Location

96 Euston Road, British Library Centre for Conservation
London NW1 2DB
United Kingdom

event: Transforming Culture in the Digital Age

14/04/2010 10:00
16/04/2010 18:00

Increasingly, we see new forms of culture being born in the variety of online environments. Users have become producers taking over production of online content and traditional hierarchies of users and producers are collapsing. At the same time, traditional memory institutions like museums, archives, libraries and acknowledged artists struggle to make sense of the transformations that are coming together with new technologies. [read more...]

Location

University of Tartu library
Tartu
Estonia

tool: EPrints.org

A digital repository software package that may be used to accept, manage and publish digital objects. It is widely used in academia as a system to manage academic research papers, electronic theses and other distinct digital resources. EPrints offers an extensible plug-in architecture, enabling data processing activities to be tailored to the requirements of the institution.
Features: 
Methods relating to this toolCategory
Cataloguing and indexingData structuring and enhancement
CurationStrategy and project management
Resource sharingData publishing and dissemination
Lifecycle stage:
Alternate tool(s):

Fedora Commons, DSpace

event: Collaborations in conserving time-based art

17/03/2010 19:00
19/03/2010 17:00

A Colloquium co-sponsored by The Hirshhorn Museum and the Lunder Conservation Center, Smithsonian Institution.

• Registration: free

It’s widely understood that the special challenges of conserving film, video, computer-based, and interactive art demand collaborative efforts—shared responsibility among a wide array of disciplines. Over the past decade, best practices and shared principles about the care of this art have been developed…emulation, migration, variability. But how do these practices actually work in the real world? [read more...]

Location

The Donald Reynolds Center for American Art and Portraiture and the Hirshhorn Museum and Sculpture Garden
Washington, DC
United States
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