David Giaretta Associate Director (Development)

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Digital Curation Centre. a centre of expertise in data curation and preservation. DCC Development. David Giaretta Associate Director (Development). Funders:. Organisation to Engage & Collaborate. curation organisations eg DPC. communities of practice: users. - PowerPoint PPT Presentation

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<ul><li><p>David GiarettaAssociate Director (Development)Funders:DCC DevelopmentDigital Curation Centrea centre of expertise in data curation and preservation</p></li><li><p>Organisation to Engage &amp; CollaborateIndustryresearch collaboratorsstandards bodiestestbeds &amp; toolscommunities of practice: userscommunity support &amp; outreachresearchdevelopment co-ordinationservice definition &amp; deliverymanagement &amp; admin supportcuration organisations eg DPCCollaborative Associates Network of DataOrganisations</p></li><li><p>Development initial plansRegistries/Repositoriesoffering a repository of tools and technical information, a focal point for digital curatorsmetadata standardsTestbedsfor testing and evaluating tools, methods, standards and policies in realistic settingsCertificationstandards</p></li><li><p>What can we rely on in the Long Term?The bits (original or migrated)let us for the moment put to one side the issue of BIT PRESERVATION (but it is an issue)Physical documents that people can reade.g. ISO standards on paperAdditional information we collect either held by the DCC, its collaborators or successors</p></li><li><p>Preservation vs Current UseThere are already very many architectures to support immediate use of informationAim to support theseTherefore chose to be guided bylong-term preservation aspectstry to ensure that components of the preservation architecture can supplement other current use architectures. to promote this we should emphasise interoperability and automated use as far as possible. based initially on OAIS Reference Model but not limited to that</p></li><li><p>OAIS Reference Model Functional Model</p></li><li><p>OAIS Preservation Planning - key aspectsDesignated Communities &amp; Knowledge BaseRepresentation Net</p></li><li><p>Representation Net</p></li><li><p>Representation Information vs File FormatFile Format provides only limited informationKnowing that a file is in Word 6.0 format does not allow one to understand its contents e.g.File contains French text File has text with specialised termsScience data file (e.g. FITS) also has keywords and valuesWhat do they mean?Representation Information is not limited in this wayN.B. includes File FormatSee DCC demoRegistry/Repository of Representation Info Low cost of buy-in </p></li><li><p>Archival Information Package </p></li><li><p>TestbedsHardware used by curators in the wildDetails from projectsHardware suppliersSoftware suppliersCommercialNon-commercial</p></li><li><p>Standards and Audit &amp; CertificationHow can people know to whom their information can be entrusted?OAIS follow-on standard(s) underway on which a certification program can be basedFrom the standards: need to establish accreditation and certification bodies in preparation for offering audit and certification services audit, certification and accreditation are potential sources of long term funding for the DCC Testbeds and testing proceduresfor software certificationhardware and software systems will need to be purchased, hired or borrowed. we expect to work with hardware and software manufacturers to certify hardware and software components</p></li><li><p>Working with OthersDigital Library FederationThe National ArchivesGlobal Grid ForumNARALibrary of CongressResearch Library GroupDigital Preservation CoalitionJISC communityE-Science CommunityAssociates Networkand many moreDevelopment info seehttp://dev.dcc.rl.ac.uk/twiki/bin/viewfor details of Wiki and email list open to all</p></li><li><p>The Virtuous CircleIndustryresearch collaboratorsstandards bodiestestbeds &amp; toolscommunities of practice: userscommunity support &amp; outreachresearchdevelopment co-ordinationservice definition &amp; deliverymanagement &amp; admin supportcuration organisations eg DPCCollaborative Associates Network of DataOrganisations</p></li></ul>

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