Slides from the Webinar can be downloaded here.
This webinar will focus on the benefits of addressing digital preservation challenges as a community. It will introduce a number of current resources, initiatives and projects, and explain how you can get involved, contribute to them, and get lots of value back.
Community fail: what has gone wrong in the digital preservation community?
- Insufficient communication, awareness, sharing and collaboration
- Duplication / Reinvention / Insufficient reuse of existing tools/approaches
- Case study example: digital preservation costing initiatives, and blogged "Digital Preservation Cost Modelling: Where did it all go wrong?"
- Case study example: lists of digital preservation tools
- Lack of practitioner driven solutions
- Steve Knight quote, mismatch between user needs and DP solutions
The benefits of collaboration: how working together is good for us all, but most importantly you
- Community benefits
- Individual benefits
- A note of caution
Get involved: a sample of the best collaborative initiatives and how you can be part of them
- Atlas of Digital Damages: a simple crowd sourced approach to capturing and sharing visual examples of digital preservation challenges. Follow @AtlasOfDD on twitter. See Barbara's site here.
- OPF Format Corpus: a collection of openly licensed files for facilitating tool testing and evaluation
- Stack Exchange: Stack Exchange Libraries and Information Science: A question and answer site for digital preservation
- File format initiatives: cRIsp
- SPRUCE Mashups and #fileidhack: Collaborative events for solving digital preservation challenges.
- Also see these pages on agile open source development:
- Collaborate with the digital preservation community! A list of collaborative initiatives for digital preservation
The end result: what we can achieve when we collaborate
- Jpylyzer example
- Datasets, Issues and Solutions: A crowd sourced repository of current digital preservation practice
- Just Solve