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 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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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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Preparation for Testing Begins

February 12, 2014 News, Technical

Eight member institutions have volunteered to test the APTrust administrative content management interface as well as to develop a methodology for creating bags using the BagIt protocol.  The CCAG ingest volunteers are:

  • Columbia University
  • North Carolina State University
  • University of Chicago
  • University of Cincinnati
  • University...
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Acceptance Test Session Videos

January 31, 2014 Technical

APTrust is committed to open development and has been posting videos of the latest round of acceptance testing on the APTrust Administrative Interface to the APTrust YouTube channel. The videos feature the week to week state of the application while in development and is how the team accepts or rejects feature requests when...

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