Digital Preservation Tools for Repository Managers. A practical course in five parts Revision with Steve Hitchcock. By Chris Blakeley. A rapid recap of tools from the KeepIt course : what they do, what they look like, what we did with them. Tools Module 1.
A practical course in five parts
Revision with Steve Hitchcock
A rapid recap of tools from the KeepIt course:
what they do, what they look like, what we did with them
How would you scope:1) the range of data being created at your institution? 2) user expectations / requirements on the repository to help manage and preserve those data?
Predicted Lifecycle Cost
ContextLIFE3: Estimating preservation costs
Creation or Purchase
IPR & Licensing
Ordering & Invoicing
Significant properties and technical characteristics, provenance, format, risk factors
P2 risk registry (KeepIt)
INFORM (U Illinois)
Choose two formats to compare (e.g. Word vs PDF, Word vs ODF, PDF vs XML, TIFF vs JPEG)
By working through the (surviving) list of format risks select a winner (or a draw) between your chosen formats for each risk category (1 point for win)
Total the scores to find an overall winning format
Suggest one reason why the winning format using this method may not be the one you would choose for your repository
Determine expected behaviours
Identify the type of actions that a user would be able to perform using the email (Groups. 15 mins).
Preservation - Analyse
EPrints File Classification + Risk Analysis
Preservation - Action
Mock up Transformation Interface
Tool Preservation Level
PPT -> PPTX
PPT -> PDF
Only 82 criteria to go!
Each group should identify one risk (based on your own
experiences wherever possible), and complete the
Groups should complete:
Now identify what steps your archive might take to manage and mitigate the identified risk over time…
Each group should complete:
Risk management strategy/-ies;
Risk management activities;
Risk management activity owner(s).