Conference Programme

SUSTAINABILITY // Preservation Planning IJ lounge

Thursday 19 September 2019, 09:30 - 11:00

Detailed Programme

09:30 - 10:00

Preservation Planning, Beacons for a TDR

Marjolein Steeman (Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision)

In order to preserve digital objects for the long term repositories need to choose a preservation strategy. For new emerging types of media this is a challenge. This paper describes how various cases occurred at the Netherlands Institute for Sound and Vision. It shows how preservation planning helps management in putting these matters in the right context and taking informed decisions based on knowing what we know now. It concludes with an overview of the content of a Preservation Plan, as has been implemented in practice.

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10:00 - 10:30

The Integrated Preservation Suite: Scaled and automated preservation planning for highly diverse digital collections

Peter May (British Library), Maureen Pennock (British Library)

The Integrated Preservation Suite is an internally funded project at the British Library to develop and enhance the Library's preservation planning capability, largely focussed on automation and addressing the Library's heterogeneous collections. Through agile development practices, the project is iteratively designing and implementing the technical infrastructure for the suite as well as populating it with the content required for the infrastructure to work in a business environment. This paper provides an initial description of the suite's architecture and supporting data model.

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10:30 - 10:45

Building Sustainable Digital Preservation - A Typology of Digital Collections

Helen Hockx-Yu (University of Notre Dame) and Don Brower (University of Notre Dame)

The digital preservation function in an academic research library is chiefly concerned with the ongoing access to its digital collections. This paper describes the work in developing a typology of digital collections at Hesburgh Libraries, University of Notre Dame, which serves as a framework for planning and building a sustainable Digital Preservation program.

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