| Institutional context
| Institution type (eg. Library, Archive)
|| Library & archive
| Storage and access
| Where are collection masters stored (media, number of copies, backup, preservation system)?
|| Temporary/working storage: networked Satabeast RAID storage with automated tape backup
Final storage: All nodes of the Library's Digital Library System
| Where is access to the collection provided from?
|| Access to master files on temporary/working storage is restricted to staff logins via Library workstations
Access to low resolution access copies to the public will be delivered online via British Library Sounds
| What technical protocol is used to access files? Local file systems? Windows shares? (SMB/CIFS)
|| Master files: Windows shares
Access files: http
| Describe your existing content workflow.
|What tools are part of the existing workflow||
| What technologies underly the existing workflow?
| What challenges are present in the existing workflow? (technology, organisational, staffing)
|| Time and complexity
| Does the workflow include manual steps?
|Where in this content workflow would the prototype solution be deployed?|| To steps 5-10
| What is the process for changing or enhancing the workflow? What obstacles to change are present?
|| Written workflow documents and diagrams will require re-writing to incorporate improvements. Python to be installed. xslt to be defined for transforming outputs. No other changes should be necessary.
| Who executes the existing workflow?
|| Production Co-ordinator, Sound & Vision Technical Services
| Who adminsters the existing workflow?
||Production Co-ordinator, Sound & Vision Technical Services|
| What system rights do the workflow executors have? Can they install software? Can they use the web?
|| Full admin rights
| Who is the collection owner or curator? (section/department/team)
|| British Library Sound & Vision, Unlocking & Integration AV Content
| Is there a workflow champion, who is it?
|| Adam Tovell