Managing Digital Content Over Time
Explore six fundamental elements of preserving digital content and find out how one Chicago Area Archivist is dealing with them in his own shop.
Identify - what digital content do you have?
Select - what portion of that content is your responsibility to preserve?
Store - what issues are there for long term storage?
Protect - what steps need to be taken to protect your digital content?
Manage - what provisions should be made for long term management?
Provide - what considerations are there for long-term access?
This presentation is aimed at practitioners and managers of digital content in academic, corporate, governmental, institutional, library, and museum settings who are new to long-term digital content management. Attendees will get an overview of the curriculum developed by the Digital Preservation Outreach and Education arm of the Library of Congress and walk away with a greater awareness of the scope of digital preservation activities and some resources to learn more.
Andy Steadham is the Archives Specialist at Evanston-based Rotary International, a service organization of 1.2 million members founded in Chicago in 1905. Working in a small team within the Heritage Communications group, Andy is responsible for the processing, preservation, and management of Rotary's historical collections, both analog and digital.This workshop is limited to 30 registrants.