APTrust drafts answers to 20 Cost Questions

November 05, 2015

At the November 2015 iPres Conference in Chapel Hill, APTrust was one of several preservation repository-service providers about which presenters were curious:  how would we answer the 20 Cost Questions that had been developed last spring by the MetaArchive Cooperative?

Here is our initial

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Deposit activity update

November 03, 2015

Lead Developer Andrew Diamond reports the following status for APTrust deposit activity:

Current volume (as of October 19, 2015)

  • 52,000 content objects

  • 16 TB (most of which has been ingested in the past month)

  • Two institutions anticipate exceeding initial allocation within a...

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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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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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