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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Winston Tabb begins term as Board Chair

January 13, 2015 News, Events

image of Winston Tabb

Effective January 1, 2015, Winston Tabb, Sheridan Dean of University Libraries and director of Sheridan Libraries at Johns Hopkins University, began his term as chair of the Board of the Academic Preservation Trust....

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University of Cincinnati deposits first content in production

January 11, 2015 News, Events, Technical

Friday, December 19, 2014, marked a major milestone for the development of the Academic Preservation Trust.  On that day, the University of Cincinnati deposited the first digital content into APTrust's new production environment.

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October 6 2014 APTrust Member Meeting

January 10, 2015 News, Events

Participants from all sixteen Academic Preservation Trust member institutions (a total of 46 attendees) met at the Hotel Palomar in Washington DC on October 6, 2014, for an update on the progress of their joint project.  They heard reports on the technical development of the preservation repository, discussed scenarios of how the repository would be used by a range...

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