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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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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