Saving that Digital Stuff: Digital Curation and Micro-Services. Eric Weig Director, Digital Library Services. Kentuckiana Digital Library…. … establishes access to over 1 million digital images … is the state’s repository for historic digital newspapers.
Director, Digital Library Services
Research and select an approach to establishing a Open Archival Information System (OAIS) digital repository to manage and preserve Kentuckiana Digital Library (KDL) digital assets into the future.
Research and select a replacement, new front end access system for the KDL.
Put something into the repository one day and…
get that same thing out of the repository on another day with assurance that it is, in fact, the same thing.
The long-term maintenance of a file sufficient to reproduce a facsimile of the original document and for the continued accessibility of the document through time and changing technology.
Digital files poorly managed or left alone die slow or fast.
Enact strategies and services that make the best and most intelligent effort to maintain validity of digital content over time.
Digital Curation is the process of establishing and developing long-term repositories of digital assets for current and future reference by researchers, scientists, and historians, and scholars generally.
Basing services around a basic, well-understood file system.
Each service is small and self-contained
collectively easier to develop, deploy, maintain, and enhance.
They are more easily replaced when they have outlived their usefulness.
Identitydistinguish one object from all others
Storagerobust, flexible, and easily deployed environment in which to manage the secure and persistent storage of files
Fixityverify the bit-level integrity of files managed by the Storage service