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 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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September 2015 Report

September 29, 2015 News

It has been an active spring and summer for the Academic Preservation Trust, and, as we approach the fall meeting, we are seeing signs of institutions beginning to deposit digital content at scale.  Here, intended as updates in advance of our October meeting, are highlights from recent months and news about upcoming ones:

  • New Member-Engagement...
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Georgetown University Library is APTrust's Newest Member

September 10, 2015 News

The Governing Board of the Academic Preservation Trust (APTrust) has selected the Georgetown University Library as the newest member of its consortium.

Membership in APTrust is a key component of the Library’s digital preservation strategy. The Library is dedicated to ensuring that digital resources are preserved for future generations of scholars and that reliable access to...

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