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Digital preservation tools for repository managers, starts Tuesday 19 January 2010, Southampton, UK
This free practical course is designed for repository managers and presented by expert tutors, in five parts - covering organisational issues, costs, description, preservation workflow, and trust - between January and March 2010, in the UK. You are invited to sign up now for this distinctive new course, which culminates in a ground-breaking tutorial on joined-up tools for preservation management workflow for repositories.
Each module will give extensive coverage of chosen topics and tools through presentation, practical exercises, group work and feedback. This course will, uniquely, specialise in working with tools optimised for digital institutional repositories.
The first module will be held in Southampton on 19 January. Further modules follow on 5 Feb, 2 Mar, 17-18 Mar and 30 Mar. The modules each last a single day, apart from module 4 on the preservation workflow, which will last two days and includes an evening social event.
The course is presented by the JISC KeepIt project in association with Digital Curation Centre, and the European Planets project.
Find out more http://blogs.ecs.soton.ac.uk/keepit/2009/12/18/digital-preservation-training-for-repository-managers/
Digital preservation, the ability to manage content effectively and ensure continued access over time, is an implicit commitment made by an institution to those who deposit their important and valuable content in its repository. It’s also an asset for a repository to be able demonstrate to its users good quality content management processes embracing digital preservation.
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