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When and Where
  • 4/17/2018 9:00 AM CDT
  • 4/30/2049 5:00 PM CDT
  • Webcast
  • Sibyl Schaefer

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How do you know if your digital preservation repository is aligned with best practices and standards in the field? What does becoming a trusted digital repository mean, and what does the process entail? This class answers these questions and covers different tools, models, and standards for assessing digital preservation repositories.

Upon completion of this course, you will:

  • Explain high-level information behind a variety of different assessment tools for digital repositories.
  • Evaluate the best digital repository assessment tool for your organization, based on your institution's goals and organizational context.
  • Design an approach for implementing a digital preservation assessment tool in your organization.

Who Should Attend: 

archival managers, administrators, IT professionals

What You Should Already Know: 

No prior experience is necessary.

DAS Core Competency: 

2. Communicate and define terminology, requirements, roles, and responsibilities related to digital archives to a variety of stakeholders.

5. Strategically plan for the sustainability of digital archives.

6. Employ standards and best practices in the management of digital archives.

You will have access to this product for 60 days from the date of purchase. Once the webcast is purchased, go to SAA's Learning Management System and click the Resources tab to access a PDF of the presentation slides and the webcast exam (if applicable).

If you intend to pursue the DAS Certificate, you will need to pass the examination for this course.