Board Confirms Mission Statement

March 19, 2015 News

In its quarterly telephone-based meeting on March 19, 2015, the Academic Preservation Trust Governing Board confirmed its mission:

The Academic Preservation Trust (APTrust) is an innovative consortium committed to the creation and management of a sustainable environment for the digital stewardship of academic and research content.

The mission statement was first...

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Winston Tabb begins term as Board Chair

January 13, 2015 News, Events

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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 of participating... Read More >

Chip German named APTrust Program Director

September 12, 2014 News

We are pleased to announce the selection of R. F. (Chip) German Jr. as the new Program Director for the Academic Preservation Trust (APTrust). German brings more than three decades of high-level experience in public universities as a leader, planner, vision-setter,...

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