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:
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...Read More >
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...Read More >
January 13, 2015 News, Events
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....Read More >
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.Read More >