Post from the Front by Joe Carrano

June 13, 2017 News, Technical

And now, for something completely different:  often, the postings here reflect some administrative news related to APTrust, such as new pricing or formal announcements of other developments.  What we don't do often enough is give you a glimpse (warts and all) of the work that our members and staff do together.  Joe Carrano, who is a National Digital Stewardship Resident...

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APTrust Lowers Rates for "Extra" Content to be Preserved

April 11, 2017 News

On the eve of its working groups meeting at the University of Miami (April 12-13, 2017), the Academic Preservation Trust Governing Board approved a 24 percent rate reduction for its digital preservation service.

Improvements in APTrust's underlying software environment, plus a reduction from Amazon Web Services in fees for several services that the APTrust preservation repository...

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APTrust joins the Digital Preservation Coalition

October 27, 2016

The Academic Preservation Trust has joined the Digital Preservation Coalition (based in the United Kingdom and Ireland).  See this link for the announcement from DPC.

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APTrust Fall 2016 Update and Meeting Highlights

October 06, 2016 News, Events, Presentations, Technical

On Monday and Tuesday, September 26 and 27, forty-four people explored a wide range of digital preservation topics in the APTrust Fall 2016 membership meeting at Lauinger Library at Georgetown University.  As has become our tradition, we invited guest speakers to expand our thinking on such topics as where APTrust fits in the larger digital preservation landscape, the urgent need to...

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APTrust Decision on Spring Meeting Venue Change

March 28, 2016 News, Events

A message from Program Director Chip German:

Our original plan for APTrust's Spring 2016 meeting was to hold it in North Carolina.

After recent developments there, the Governing Board of APTrust has concurred with the recommendation that we not hold our meeting in a location where explicit government policy promotes regressive intolerance, bias...

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