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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APTrust Decision on Spring Meeting Venue Change

March 28, 2016 News, Events

A message from Program Director Chip German:

Our original plan for APTrust's Spring 2016 meeting was to hold it in North Carolina.

After recent developments there, the Governing Board of APTrust has concurred with the recommendation that we not hold our meeting in a location where explicit government policy promotes regressive intolerance, bias...

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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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